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July 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the White House’s announcement that the government will post the third highest deficit in the nation’s history and continues to face massive deficits as far as the eye can see:
July 13, 2005Press Item
Democrats React to the New Deficit Numbers
July 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, Democratic Caucus Chairman Robert Menendez, and Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman James E. Clyburn sent a letter to Speaker Dennis Hastert today calling on him to direct House committees to immediately schedule hearings into the White House's involvement in leaking the identity of CIA covert agent Valerie Plame.
July 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning concerning four bills that the Republican leadership put on the House Floor today that will weaken worker protections, and the Republicans’ refusal to consider Democratic legislation to raise the minimum wage for the first time in eight years:
July 12, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a rally of the American Federation of Government Employees/United Department of Defense Workers Coalition:
July 12, 2005Press Item
On Social Security, Republicans are Distracted and Divided
July 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning the terrorist attacks in London:
June 24, 2005Press Item
For six months, Republicans have traveled the country as fiscal Paul Reveres, sounding the alarm about the coming collapse of Social Security.
July 8, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning after the Department of Labor announced that the economy gained 146,000 jobs in June, or 4,000 fewer jobs than are needed each month to keep pace with population growth:
July 11, 2005Press Item
OSHA, Water Resources Development Act
June 30, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding House passage (222-203) of an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2006 Transportation, Treasury and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill:
July 1, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Republican leadership backpedaled on trying to unilaterally change the House Ethics rules, and instead agreed to follow House rules and hire a non-partisan professional staff for Ethics Committee:
June 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after President Bush spoke at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, regarding the war in Iraq:
June 29, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) today joined all 206 House Democrats in sending a letter to the President urging him to address the $1 billion shortfall in veterans’ health care funding acknowledged by the Administration last week.
June 29, 2005Press Item
We are writing to request that you submit a FY 2005 supplemental funding request adding at least $1.3 billion to address the shortfall in veterans’ health care funding that your Administration has identified.
June 30, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Urges Immediate Action to Address Shortage in Veterans' Health Care Funding.
June 30, 2005Press Item
Representative Mike Ferguson (R-NJ) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) introduced legislation today that would allow “medically necessary” dental care for seniors and the disabled to be covered under Medicare.
June 28, 2005Press Item
Latest Republican Move is Just Another Attempt to Privatize Social Security and Fails to Do Anything on Solvency.
June 23, 2005Press Item
Local law enforcement officials decried Thursday huge budget cuts proposed by the Bush administration to a national network of drug-interdiction task forces, including one that provided more than $12 million to the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area this year.
June 22, 2005Press Item
The House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved a 3.1 percent pay raise next year for civil service employees, continuing a long-standing practice of providing a raise equal to that planned for the military.
June 20, 2005Press Item
Today, the United States possesses the most efficient public sector in the world, one whose mission is to execute the public policies of the nation without regard to politics or party, serve and protect the American people, and save taxpayer money.
June 27, 2005Press Item
Appropriations (Foreign Operations; Trasportation/Treasury/HUD), Water Resources Development Act
June 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Mary Bono (R-CA) released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Inc. v. Grokster, Ltd.:
June 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the “Secure America’s Vote Act of 2005,” which he introduced today:
June 23, 2005Press Item
Letter to the Editor of the Washington Post from Steny Hoyer and Nancy Pelosi