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June 28, 2005Press Item
The idea of securing Social Security’s solvency has been relegated to a sideshow as congressional Republicans focus on a proposal to create individual accounts from the program’s surplus.
July 27, 2005Press Item
House Majority Whip Roy Blunt (MO) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today introduced the “Capitol Airspace Enforcement Act”, bipartisan legislation that aims to prevent violations of restricted airspace around Washington, D.C.
July 21, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Reaction to the Republican Patriot Act Bill
July 26, 2005Press Item
White House Leak Scandal Continues
July 26, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) was awarded the George Bush Medal for the Empowerment of People with Disabilities last night at the National Council on Disability’s 15th Anniversary Observance of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
July 26, 2005Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today at a news briefing with Democratic leaders, led by Rep. John Lewis (GA), on the anniversary and reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act.
July 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), the lead House sponsor of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, released the following statement today regarding the 15th anniversary of the ADA’s enactment on Tuesday:
July 19, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), who led a Congressional delegation to India in January 2004, released the following statement today after an address to a Joint Session of Congress by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister of India:
July 21, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today concerning the House Republican leadership’s effort to stifle debate on legislation reauthorizing 16 provisions of the USA Patriot Act
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 25, 2005Press Item
Health Care, Postal Reform, Medical Malpractice, CAFTA
July 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform in the House of Representatives, released the following statement this morning, as the Members of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform met to discuss tax reform proposals:
July 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s visit to the Port of Baltimore.
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: