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February 1, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today on the House floor in opposition to the Republicans’ misguided budget bill:
February 1, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Democrats elected Rep. John Larson (CT) to become the new Caucus Vice Chairman:
January 24, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after news media reports revealed that the Department of Homeland Security warned Bush Administration officials well before Hurricane Katrina made landfall of the likely catastrophic impact of the storm on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region:
January 9, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after President Bush’s speech in Glen Burnie, Maryland, on the No Child Left Behind Act, which was signed into law on January 8, 2002:
January 10, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning reports that House Republicans plan to push new rules governing lobbyists’ access to lawmakers, in light of the evolving scandal involving Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff:
January 13, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s, birthday, which will be observed on Monday, January 16:
January 17, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), joined by a bipartisan, regional delegation of House Members, today sent a letter to President Bush calling on him to include the principle of pay parity for federal civilian and military employees in his fiscal year 2007 budget proposal.
January 18, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of the “Honest Leadership, Open Government Act,” an aggressive set of reform proposals released today by House and Senate Democrats in response to the widening Abramoff scandal and other Republican abuses of power.
January 23, 2006Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the chief Democratic sponsor in the House of Representatives of the landmark “Help America Vote Act (HAVA),” released the following statement today after sending a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Joshua Bolten calling on the Bush Administration to propose full funding for HAVA in its Fiscal Year 2007 budget proposal, which will be submitted to Congress in February after next week’s State of the Union Address by President Bush:
January 5, 2006Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a strong advocate of the U.S.-Israel relationship, released the following statement today concerning Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who suffered a severe stroke on Wednesday:
December 18, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Appropriations Bill:
December 16, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – The 32 House Democrats who voted “present” today on the Iraq Resolution offered by the Republican leadership released the following statement:
December 19, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the 1 % across-the-board cut to all discretionary federal spending, including national defense, passed by the House early this morning:
December 22, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the passage of the Republican budget bill in the Senate yesterday:
December 22, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer released the following statement today regarding reports that 19 states will miss the January 1, 2006 deadline for complying with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Hoyer was the lead House Democratic sponsor of HAVA.
December 16, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement concerning his “present” on the Republican Resolution on Iraq:
December 18, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight regarding House passage of the Republican Budget Bill that will cut billions of dollars for programs that benefit students, seniors and children:
December 15, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement tonight on the House Floor in opposition to the GOP Immigration Bill:
December 16, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senate Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin (IL).
December 16, 2005Press Item
House and Senate Democrats Join Together to Decry Failed Republican Leadership in 2005
December 16, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the election of Representative Jim Clyburn (SC) as the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus:
December 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today regarding the parliamentary elections taking place in Iraq tomorrow:
December 14, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), made the following statement today on the House floor in opposition to the Labor-HHS Conference Report:
December 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding anti-Israel comments by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, including a comment that the death of six millions Jews in the Holocaust is a “myth” fabricated by the West:
December 14, 2005Press Item
Whip Hoyer, Rep. George Miller (D-CA) and Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) call for an increase in the minimum wage.