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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:
February 7, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the Bush Administration’s Fiscal Year 2006 Defense Budget:
February 8, 2005Press Item
Information on the President's Budget Request
February 1, 2005Press Item
Senator Paul Sarbanes (MD) and House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will lead a bipartisan group of House and Senate members in introducing resolutions in both chambers today that call for parity in pay adjustments for military and civilian employees in Fiscal Year 2006.
February 2, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today sponsored a bipartisan Resolution with House Republican Whip Roy Blunt (MO) to congratulate the Palestinian people for carrying out an historic and peaceful election and to congratulate the newly elected Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. The text of Mr. Hoyer’s statement on the House floor is below:
February 2, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the removal of Ethics Committee Chairman Joel Hefley and his replacement by Representative Hastings:
January 28, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the elections in Iraq this Sunday:
January 31, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding Sunday’s historic election in Iraq:
February 1, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the State of the Union Address by President Bush that is scheduled for Wednesday evening:
January 25, 2005Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement in reaction to today’s new budget forecast by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
January 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement today on the Floor of the House of Representatives:
January 27, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel regulations:
January 25, 2005Press Item
Ten members of the Washington area delegation plan to send President Bush a letter today urging him to provide equal pay raises for civil service and military personnel in his fiscal 2006 budget proposal that goes to Congress in two weeks.
January 25, 2005Press Item
The bipartisan Washington regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), today sent a letter to President Bush requesting that he include the principle of pay parity for federal civilian and military employees in his upcoming fiscal year 2006 budget proposal.
January 25, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new budget forecast by the Congressional Budget Office: