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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:
February 14, 2005Press Item
Information on National Heart Month
February 16, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the recent firing of professional staffers on the House Ethics Committee by the new Republican Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings (WA):
February 17, 2005Press Item
House Administration Committee Chairman Bob Ney (OH) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) introduced a bill yesterday that would level the playing field for presidential candidates by establishing a uniform date for the release of payments from the Presidential Election Campaign Fund to the party nominees for president.
February 17, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) introduced bipartisan legislation today to repeal the 22nd amendment, which states that “No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice.” Representatives Berman (D-CA), Pallone (D-NJ), Sabo (D-MN) and Sensenbrenner (R-WI) joined Hoyer in sponsoring the resolution.
February 10, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today regarding the Real ID Act:
February 15, 2005Press Item
Judiciary, FCC
February 8, 2005Press Item
Immigration, Homeland Security
February 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) reintroduced legislation this week to increase the government's share of Federal Employee Health Care Benefit Plan premiums from 72 percent to 80 percent.
February 9, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding a new estimate on prescription drug costs by the Bush Administration
February 15, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement regarding revelations that a man who went by the name of “Jeff Gannon,” and who was given White House media credentials despite his lack of qualifications, was given access to classified documents which disclosed the identity of Undercover CIA Operative Valerie Plame:
February 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2006 Budget: