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October 20, 2006Press Item
Efforts by OPEC to cut production and manipulate global oil prices are a reminder that the United States must aggressively pursue efforts to increase energy independence through alternative fuels and energy efficiency...
October 20, 2006Press Item
We write out of a deep sense of concern that the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate and that there is no effective plan for improvement...
October 20, 2006Press Item
With nearly 200 Americans troops killed in the last ninety days, including 70 troops killed in the first two weeks of October, House and Senate Democratic leaders wrote to President Bush to call for a change of course in Iraq...
October 6, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Kentucky River decision, which could potentially jeopardize the right to collective bargaining for over 34 million workers:
October 2, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the outrageous actions of former Rep. Mark Foley (R-FL), as well as the failure of the House Republican leadership to address them despite knowledge of some of his behavior:
October 2, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from September 15 - October 15. Last evening, Hoyer joined members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to kick off the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's annual conference, and will attend this Wednesday's CHCI Gala. The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute includes Members of Congress of Hispanic descent, and is led by Chairwoman Grace Napolitano (CA).
October 4, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush's repeated political attacks on Democrats:
October 6, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor reported that the U.S. economy added only 51,000 jobs in September. Economists generally agree that the economy must add 150,000 jobs per months just to keep pace with population growth and the number of people entering the labor force:
September 19, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor:
September 29, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer, joined by the Chairman and Ranking Democratic Member of the Committee on House Administration, today appealed to representatives of the nation's 4,140 colleges, universities, and community colleges to urge students to become non-partisan Election Day volunteers on November 7.
September 28, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) sent the attached letter today to Committee on House Administration Chairman Vernon Ehlers and Ranking Democrat Juanita Millender-McDonald asking the Committee to "develop a set of clear protocols for managing any contest or contests that the Committee faces in November" because "[w]ith the direction of the House likely to turn on a handful of seats, ensuring that contested elections are adjudicated in a fair, transparent, and swift manner is essential."
September 27, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today regarding H.R. 6166, the Military Commissions Act:
September 27, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a press conference with the House and Senate Democratic Leadership on the misplaced priorities of the Rubberstamp Republican Congress:
September 28, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight on the Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act:
September 29, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning in response to President Bush’s speech at the Reserve Officers Association:
September 25, 2006Press Item
Military Commissions, Defense Conference Reports
September 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), Education and Workforce Committee Ranking Democrat George Miller (CA), Representatives Leonard Boswell (D-IA) and John Barrow (D-GA), sent a letter today to the 48 House Republicans who signed a letter in July asking their leadership to schedule a vote on the minimum wage.
September 25, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
September 26, 2006Press Item
Democrats Have Plans to Make America Safer and More Secure
September 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following concerning H.R. 2679, the Public Expression of Religion Act, which was considered on the House Floor today:
September 26, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today during the debate on the rule on the Conference Report for the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2007:
September 19, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following the following statement today responding to the President's speech to the U.N.:
September 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Henry A. Waxman (CA), Ranking Democrat on the House Government Reform Committee, released the following letter today to Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld asking for an investigation into the Coalition Provision Authority's hiring practices:
September 20, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC - House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor against the misguided Republican Voter ID bill: