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March 17, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today praising the inclusion of tax reform language in the House Democratic 2006 Budget. Whip Hoyer worked with John Spratt, the Ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee, to include the language in this year’s Democratic budget:
February 5, 2005Press Item
President Bush will propose a 3.1 percent pay raise for members of the armed forces and a 2.3 percent increase for civilian federal employees under the fiscal 2006 budget plan the White House will release on Monday.
March 16, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement on the House Floor this morning, urging Members on both sides of the aisle to support a Resolution introduced by Rep. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) to restore bipartisan ethics rules:
March 16, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after a press conference with Democratic leaders Representative Nancy Pelosi (CA), Senator Harry Reid (NV), Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI), Senator Dick Durbin (IL), Representative Charlie Rangel (NY), Senator Max Baucus (MT), and Representative Robert Menendez (NJ):
March 16, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Joins Democratic Leaders to fight Republican plan to privatize Social Security
March 11, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in response to comments on ethics by the Republican leadership:
March 11, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement regarding the announcement today by Maryland’s senior United States Senator, Paul Sarbanes, that he will not stand for re-election to a sixth Senate term in 2006:
March 11, 2005Press Item
Democratic Whip Highlights Social Security and Disability Benefits
March 14, 2005Press Item
Budget and Supplemental Appropriations
March 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in response to a Republican press conference calling for a House Democratic Social Security plan:
March 10, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) highlighted the negative impact that GOP proposals to privatize Social Security would have on Americans with disabilities and their families. Disabled workers, people with disabilities and their families account for 17% of Americans receiving Social Security benefits.
March 3, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in response to the second meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform and in recognition of the anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Income Tax on March 8:
March 3, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today in response to President Bush’s continued campaign to divert money from Social Security into private accounts, which will force benefit cuts and add trillions of dollars to already record deficits:
March 8, 2005Press Item
Transportation
March 9, 2005Press Item
Deborah Mason of Waldorf, Maryland stood up at House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer’s (MD) recent Social Security Town Hall in La Plata, Maryland and spoke eloquently about her concerns with Social Security privatization and how it could affect her autistic son’s future.
March 9, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Representative Alan Mollohan (D-WV), the top Democrat on the Appropriations Subcommittee on Science, State, Justice, and Commerce today sent a letter to Acting NASA Administrator Frederick Gregory to ensure that the full $291 million appropriated in Fiscal Year 2005 is used to support a servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope. The Hubble Space Telescope is managed and operated by the Goddard Space Flight Center which is located in Congressman Hoyer’s district.
March 2, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding comments by House Republican leaders attacking Democrats and the AARP for opposing the privatization of Social Security:
February 10, 2005Press Item
President Bush used his State of the Union address last week to broadly outline his proposal to privatize Social Security, but he still has not released a detailed plan.
February 2, 2005Press Item
It used to be that a bipartisan barrage of Beltway backing for “democracy in the Middle East” meant something comforting for Israel: another show of solid U.S. support. Now it could mean profound change.
February 17, 2005Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today, in honor of Black History Month:
March 1, 2005Press Item
Even more Republicans oppose Bush on Social Security
March 1, 2005Press Item
Workforce Training, Elections
March 2, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after speaking to the National Treasury Employees Union at a Capitol Hill rally:
February 18, 2005Press Item
House Democrats are holding 235 Social Security Town Halls in the coming weeks.
February 9, 2005Press Item
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and the escalating health crisis caused by the disease in the United States, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement: