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May 3, 2005Press Item
As President Bush and administration officials look back on their campaign to sell privatized Social Security, it is increasingly clear that Americans are just not buying. And after the president's recent press conference, in which he proposed large benefit cuts, the American people are even more skeptical.
May 12, 2005Press Item
Education is not an 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. process for children -- it's 24 hours a day from the sleep they get, to the meals they eat, to the support they receive at home and in the community.
May 16, 2005Press Item
A bipartisan group of House members plans to send a letter today to the chairman and ranking Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee to urge them to support "pay parity" raises next year for civil service and military personnel.
June 19, 2003Press Item
House Democrats are pushing back against GOP efforts to woo Jewish voters, putting in place a broad campaign to remind members of the faith that they are best represented by the Democratic Party.
July 11, 2003Press Item
The Bush administration doled out $ 1.44 million in bonuses to 470 political appointees last year, according to an Office of Personnel Management report.
July 25, 2003Press Item
Military and civilian federal employees alike would get a 4.1 percent pay raise next year under a measure approved yesterday by the House Appropriations Committee.
May 26, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Remarks On Republican Overreaching and Abuse of Power.
May 27, 2005Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day and to make note of a series of votes he supported last week that would have increased medical funding for veterans and members of the National Guard and Reserve.
June 2, 2005Press Item
Hoyer Honors America's Veterans on Memorial Day
April 20, 2005Press Item
House Democrats are turning to the Internet to bolster their outreach to young Americans on Social Security, hoping to wage a counteroffensive against the Bush administration’s targeting of twentysomething voters in its fight to enact private retirement accounts.
April 22, 2005Press Item
A bill that would allow former government workers to recoup their pension credits when returning to federal employment has been introduced in the House by Rep. James P. Moran Jr. (D-Va.).
April 30, 2005Press Item
At a community center outside Washington on Friday, President Bush used familiar phrases, familiar props and familiar jokes to try to convince Americans that Social Security needs to be revamped.
May 24, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security sales pitch in Rochester, New York:
May 25, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today after releasing a new report from the Joint Economic Committee with JEC Senior House Democrat Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) and JEC Ranking Democrat Senator Jack Reed (RI).
May 25, 2005Press Item
Will Baby Boomers Go Bust Under Republican Social Security Proposals?
May 25, 2005Press Item
New Report Asks: Will Baby Boomers Go Bust Under Republican Social Security Proposals?
May 26, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following remarks today at a press conference with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair James Clyburn (SC), Assistant to the Democratic Leader John Spratt (SC) and Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Rahm Emanuel (IL), to highlight five months of overreaching and abuses of power by Washington Republicans.
May 23, 2005Press Item
Stem Cell, Energy and Water Appropriations, Military Quality of Life Appropriations, Defense Authorization
May 17, 2005Press Item
The Frightened Fifty-Five
May 18, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor in favor of the Sabo-Weldon-Hoyer Amendment to the FY06 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill
May 10, 2005Press Item
Hoyer and Nelson Propose National Full Service Community Schools Bill
May 19, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House floor in favor of the Democratic Substitute on the Homeland Security Authorization Bill:
May 19, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the President’s Social Security pitch in Wisconsin and a Social Security hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee, the primary committee with oversight of the program:
May 19, 2005Press Item
Democratic Leadership Statements
May 16, 2005Press Item
Appropriations, Homeland Security, Interior