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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
June 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with members of the House Democratic leadership.
June 24, 2005Press Item
The idea of creating personal accounts for U.S. workers' Social Security taxes won't be axed until President Bush declares it dead, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley of Iowa said Wednesday.
June 24, 2005Press Item
Public broadcasters turned back an effort to slash their federal subsidies by $100 million, but scores of education, labor and health programs still face cuts in the House.
June 24, 2005Press Item
A key House committee reversed President Bush's fifth attempt to give unequal raises to military and civilian employees in a voice vote this week - a decision that the rest of Congress and the president likely will uphold.
June 23, 2005Press Item
A bipartisan group of lawmakers, including House Minority Whip Hoyer, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Senate Finance ranking member Max Baucus, D-Mont., today released a report they said demonstrated the effectiveness of the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas program, whose funding the White House has proposed cutting in half in FY06.
June 23, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who also is a senior Member of the Appropriations Committee, made the following statement on the Floor today during consideration of the Fiscal Year 2006 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill:
June 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House floor calling for President Bush to repudiate the remarks made by his chief political advisor Karl Rove:
June 22, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon:
June 22, 2005Press Item
Majority Whip Roy Blunt (MO) and Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) hosted a Capitol Hill lunch today in honor of Jack Valenti, former long-time Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America. Earlier today, MPAA President and CEO Dan Glickman announced that the Association’s Washington, DC, headquarters would be dedicated as The Jack Valenti Building.
June 23, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding White House political strategist Karl Rove’s shameful comments last night:
June 23, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Remarks on Karl Rove's Shameful Remarks
June 21, 2005Press Item
The full House Appropriations Committee included a Federal Employee Pay Parity amendment in the FY 2006 Transportation, Treasury, and Housing and Urban Development bill today.
June 21, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Intelligence Authorization Act:
June 21, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) proposed an amendment today to the FY 2006 Foreign Operations Appropriations bill during the Full Committee markup, which would mirror a change adopted by the House International Relations Committee two weeks ago in the State Department Authorization bill.
June 17, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent in the House for tax reform and simplification, released the following statement today in response to the Bush Administration’s announcement on Thursday that it push back the deadline for the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform to issue recommendations: