September 8, 2008Press Item
The dominant political fact of the last eight years has been Republican failure—serial governing malpractice. This month, we will be holding them to account.
September 2, 2008Press Item
Democrats marked the 45th anniversary of the march on Washington on August 28, 1963.
September 5, 2008Press Item
But today’s jobs report shows just how disconnected from reality the Republican Party really is. Last month, the American economy lost 84,000 more jobs.
August 26, 2008Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on today's Census Bureau annual report on health care, poverty, and income:
August 28, 2008Press Item
“Forty five years ago today, some 300,000 men, women, and children poured into Washington, DC, to claim their equal rights as citizens...
September 2, 2008Press Item
I'd submit that this Congress, led by a new Democratic majority, belongs in the second category, the category of real and lasting accomplishment. Far from being the victim of deadlock, we are breaking decades-old logjams with regularity.
August 22, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released a statement today in response to a release put out by Minority Leader John Boehner that criticized a Hoyer proposal to promote conservation by encouraging federal agencies to implement existing policies to compress the 40-hour work week into four days:
August 7, 2008Press Item
Republicans falsely claim that drilling in protected areas will provide immediate relief to America’s consumers...
August 11, 2008Press Item
I was disappointed to hear of Minority Leader Boehner’s inappropriate comments regarding Speaker Pelosi.
August 12, 2008Press Item
The bipartisan leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives stands united in condemning – in the strongest possible terms – the recent Russian invasion of the sovereign state of Georgia.
August 15, 2008Press Item
Republicans have consistently voted against the "all of the above" energy solutions they claim they want.
August 20, 2008Press Item
Today we mourn the death of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, even as we fondly recall her life and accomplishments.
August 6, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
July 31, 2008Press Item
Equal pay for equal work.’ When we put the principle as bluntly as that, I doubt that anyone in America would disagree. It is a basic ideal of fairness: The value of work lies in a job well done, not in the gender of the worker.
August 1, 2008The Daily Whip
H.R. 6599 - The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs FY09 Appropriations bill
August 1, 2008Press Item
Today’s jobs report is nothing short of disheartening, particularly for those American families who are unemployed and trying to find work. But what is really disconcerting is that this Administration – which has pretended for seven and one-half years that its economic policies were working – has no pro-active strategy to address our economic challenges because it will not admit that its polices have failed.
August 1, 2008Press Item
America has asked for unprecedented sacrifice from its all-volunteer military. Our men and women in uniform have answered with dedication and heroism that will be retold for generations.
August 4, 2008Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Majority Leader Hoyer Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today:
July 31, 2008Press Item
The House passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act by an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 424 to 1.
July 31, 2008Press Item
This overwhelming bipartisan vote on this critical legislation – the first time in 10 years that Congress has reauthorized the Higher Education Act – is another important step by this New Direction Congress to make a college education more affordable and accessible.
July 30, 2008Press Item
Democrats fully support increasing the domestic supply of oil, even though Republicans pretend otherwise out of political desperation.
July 30, 2008Press Item
Today, July 30, marks the 43rd Anniversary of President Johnson’s signing of historic legislation that established Medicare and Medicaid, both of which have proved vital to the health and well-being of millions of Americans over the years.