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February 28, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke at a press conference today with House Education and Labor Committee Chairman George Miller and other Democratic House Members of the Education and Labor Committee on the Employee Free Choice Act .
February 16, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the House passed small business tax relief bill, which Democrats believe will help move a minimum wage increase forward.
February 5, 2007Press Item
Senate and House Democratic leaders today criticized President Bush's FY08 budget plan for the amount of debt it would create while shortchanging crucial programs.
February 7, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco met this morning to discuss ongoing recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.
February 21, 2007Press Item
Democrats on Iraq
February 12, 2007Press Item
Democrats on Iraq
February 12, 2007Press Item
House Democratic Leaders released the following statements today regarding a concurrent resolution that will be debated on the Floor this week. The resolution expresses support for American troops and disapproval of the President's plan to increase the number of troops in Iraq.
February 14, 2007Press Item
Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke on the House Floor today in favor of the Iraq resolution that expresses support for our troops and opposition to the President’s proposal to escalate troops in Iraq.
February 6, 2007Press Item
Last November, Americans voted for a new direction. President Bush still hasn’t gotten the message.
February 5, 2007Press Item
Today’s budget from the President is just more of the same fiscal irresponsibility and misplaced priorities; it takes our country in the wrong direction.
February 2, 2007Press Item
Summary of the week's releases.
February 5, 2007Press Item
This budget is the latest in a series of missed opportunities for the President.
February 6, 2007Press Item
HAVING PILED UP record deficits, President Bush now promises black ink by 2012 -- three years after he leaves office.
February 6, 2007Press Item
Response to President's FY08 Budget.
February 5, 2007Press Item
The President’s budget is filled with debt and deception, disconnected from reality, and continues to move America in the wrong direction.
February 5, 2007Press Item
Despite the historic fiscal failures of the past six years, President Bush’s budget proposes more of the same.
February 2, 2007Press Item
The Bush Administration's federal budget request for Fiscal Year 2008, which will be submitted to Congress on Monday, represents the President's first opportunity to act on his State of the Union promise to balance the budget while investing in our nation.
February 5, 2007Press Item
While the President has endorsed the goal of balancing the budget, under realistic assumptions his budget remains in deficit every year...
February 5, 2007Press Item
I believe it is absolutely imperative that Democrats and Republicans work together to get America's fiscal house in order...
February 5, 2007Press Item
The sums involved in the defense budget requests are staggering.
February 1, 2007Press Item
As Americans from all across our country come together to commemorate Black History Month today, we should all remain aware of the fact that our nation’s diversity serves as the foundation of our greatest strengths and the inspiration behind our greatest accomplishments...
February 1, 2007Press Item
More than two weeks ago, the People's House passed legislation raising the minimum wage for the first time in ten years...
February 2, 2007Press Item
Today, the Administration released its long overdue National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq...
January 31, 2007Press Item
In short, this Resolution will ensure that the federal government remains open and continues to provide services to the American people for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2007...
January 29, 2007Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Father Robert Drinan...