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October 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the Department of Defense’s announcement that it will begin to implement the National Security Personnel System (NSPS):
October 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement this afternoon after Lewis “Scooter” Libby was indicted on two counts of perjury, two counts of making false statements, and one count of obstruction of justice:
October 31, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and House Ways and Means Committee Member Representative Rahm Emanuel (D-IL)released the following letter that was sent today to Treasury Secretary John Snow regarding the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform's report that will be released tomorrow:
October 25, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding Rosa Parks, who passed away on Monday evening:
October 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and leading House Democrats on national defense issues released the following statements today decrying Republicans’ proposed 2% across-the-board cut to all national security programs. Republicans have proposed these cuts as an irresponsible and ineffective way to address the record deficits their policies have created.
October 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and leading House Democrats on national defense issues released the following statements today decrying Republicans’ proposed 2% across-the-board cut to all national security programs. Republicans have proposed these cuts as an irresponsible and ineffective way to address the record deficits their policies have created.
October 18, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Rep. Rahm Emanuel, a Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement today after the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met for the last time in preparation for the release of its formal recommendations to the Administration on November 1.
October 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with members of the Blue Dog Coalition highlighting the Republicans’ fiscally irresponsible budget plans:
October 21, 2005Press Item
Hoyer: Republican' Budget Plan Will Make the Record Deficit Worse.
September 30, 2005Press Item
With a new fiscal year imminent and most of their spending bills left unfinished, congressional Republicans on September 29 were forced to act on a temporary funding extension while struggling to regain control of their agenda.
September 19, 2005Press Item
Leading Democrats opposed a recommendation by a private commission to require all Americans to show a photo identification card before being allowed to vote.
September 15, 2005Press Item
Enrollees in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program will see an estimated 10 percent average increase in premiums for fiscal 2006, the Office of Personnel Management announced Thursday.
October 17, 2005Press Item
Food Consumption Act, Commerce in Arms Act, and Budget Amendment
September 15, 2005Press Item
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has assembled a kitchen cabinet of fellow moderate Members to shape the Democratic strategy on national security issues and battle perceptions that the party is weak on defense.
October 6, 2005Press Item
Congressional Democrats stepped up attacks on what they called Republicans' "culture of cronyism and corruption" on Thursday, trying to capitalize on a spate of ethics scandals and the Bush administration's heavily criticized response to Hurricane Katrina.
September 16, 2005Press Item
Efforts to stem the spread of nuclear weapons are at the center of a Democratic national security strategy put forward by House leaders last week, with legislators advocating a significant increase in spending on nonproliferation and a dramatic acceleration of cooperative nonproliferation programs with Russia.
September 22, 2005Press Item
House Democrats, led by Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD), are calling for tripling the budget for the Pentagon’s Cooperative Threat Reduction program and other nonproliferation initiatives as part of a new national security strategy unveiled Sept 15.
September 15, 2005Press Item
House Democrats unveiled a 12-page plan on Thursday that they hope to use to shows they can be as tough on defense as Republicans.
September 18, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON Decades ago, Democrats with names like Kennedy and Roosevelt and Truman were known for their tough-minded views on military and foreign policy and their ability to lead the nation in times of conflict.
September 22, 2005Press Item
Fifteen Democratic members of the House of Representatives have produced a document and a strategy they hope will convince substantial numbers of voters who don’t trust them on national security to begin trusting them again. Led by Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, “Ensuring America’s Strength and Security: A Democratic National Security Strategy for the 21st Century” is an attempt by at least some Democrats to reclaim this issue from Republicans and return the Democratic Party to majority status.
October 7, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON DC – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition to Republican energy legislation and in favor of the Democratic substitute:
October 6, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight on the Fiscal Year 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill:
October 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks today at a Rose Garden press conference and Republican legislation to be considered in the House later this week on high gas prices:
October 4, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah:
October 6, 2005Press Item
Congressman Curt Weldon (R-PA) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, helped to successfully fund the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Firefighters (SAFER) and Fire Grants Programs at $155 million more than the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2006 budget request.