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April 28, 2009Press Item
In President Obama’s first 100 days, Congress has sent a wide range of measures to his desk and passed numerous others through the House.
April 28, 2009Press Item
President Obama and the 111th Congress took office facing some of the greatest challenges any President and Congress have faced in history - an economic recession, a banking crisis, a housing meltdown, and two wars.
April 28, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspension, Complete Consideration of the Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014, H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009, Begin Consideration of H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009,S. 735 - Protecting Incentives for the Adoption of Children with Special Needs Act of 2009
April 24, 2009Press Item
I am honored to accept this award, as the Obama Administration and the 111th Congress continue our efforts to strengthen the United States’ bond with Israel.
April 24, 2009Press Item
Today, we recognize the genocide that took the lives of 1.5 million Armenian children, women, and men in their ancestral homeland.
April 24, 2009Press Item
While Congress continues discussions on how to reform America’s health care system, the American public and stakeholders have expressed strong support for enacting comprehensive health care reform this year.
April 24, 2009The Weekly Whip
Suspensions, H.R. 1913 - Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 , H.R. 627 - Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2009, Conference Report on S.Con.Res. 13 - Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2009, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2011 through 2014
April 17, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer will summon three committee chairmen and other pivotal players to his office this week to plot strategy on the sticky priority of health care.
April 22, 2009The Daily Whip
H.R. 1145 - National Water Research and Development Initiative Act of 2009
April 23, 2009Press Item
Since its creation in 1994, the COPS program has seen great success across the country, allowing officers to spend more time on the streets fighting and preventing crime through time-saving technology, information-sharing systems, and improved communications equipment.
April 22, 2009Press Item
Today, the House Financial Services Committee approved the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights with bipartisan support.
April 24, 2009Press Item
The House of Representatives is not a meek institution. It can be fiercely partisan, rowdy and even arrogant. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is none of these things. The majority leader is a statesman who settles fights, while many of his colleagues start them.
April 24, 2009Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) is facing one of the most daunting challenges in his 28-year career on Capitol Hill: wrestling a single piece of healthcare legislation out of a stable of some of the most fearsome old bulls in Congress.
April 22, 2009Press Item
We may have three Committees with jurisdiction over health care in the House of Representatives, but we speak with one voice.
April 22, 2009Press Item
As we continue to help Americans struggling in this recession, the Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights is a critical part of those efforts.
April 21, 2009Press Item
Today, President Obama signed the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law.
April 21, 2009The Daily Whip
Suspensions, Motion to Go to Conference and Motion to Instruct Conferees on H.Con.Res. 85 – Setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2010 and including the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2009 and 2011 through 2014.
April 22, 2009Press Item
In the coming weeks, President Obama and Congress will continue to build on our work of the last several months to address the economic crisis by creating jobs, making health care more affordable, and transitioning to a clean energy economy.
April 22, 2009Press Item
I am proud to speak in favor of this bill supporting Best Buddies, an organization dedicated to the social integration of children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
April 21, 2009Press Item
Tomorrow marks the 39th Earth Day, a day to reflect on the progress we’ve made for the health of our planet and build awareness and support for all that remains to be done.
April 21, 2009Press Item
By signing the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law today, President Obama is opening up service opportunities to Americans across this nation.
April 15, 2009Press Item
House Democratic Leaders speak out on tax day, April 15, 2009.