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April 21, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after House Republicans defeated an amendment to the Energy Bill offered by Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA). Rep. Capps’ amendment would have struck a provision inserted in the bill that would immunize the producers of the fuel additive MTBE from responsibility for contaminating ground water, and shift the costs of cleanup to taxpayers. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) insisted that the provision be included in the bill:
April 22, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the resignation of Election Assistance Commission Buster Soaries:
April 14, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), a leading proponent of tax reform and simplification in the House, released the following statement today in light of tomorrow’s deadline for filing federal income tax returns for 2004:
April 19, 2005Press Item
Energy
April 20, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon regarding the proposal on ethics rules by the new Chairman of the Ethics Committee, Rep. Doc Hastings (R-WA):
April 13, 2005Press Item
Led by Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), House Democrats will use tax-filing week as the kickoff for their latest initiative. Hoyer said Tuesday that Democrats will attempt to show in the coming days and months that they are the true “party of reform” and that, despite the GOP rhetoric, Republicans have only made the tax system more complicated and unjust.
April 13, 2005Press Item
Mr. Rangel sent Secretary Snow the following letter due to Mr. Rangel's concern about the President making "disturbing statements" about the value of U.S. Treasury securities held by the Social Security Trust Fund.
April 14, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this afternoon after House Republicans defeated a Democratic effort to create a bipartisan task force to make recommendations to restore public confidence in the House ethics process:
April 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (NV), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA), and Senator Debbie Stabenow (MI), highlighting Republican abuses of power in Congress.
April 13, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding the Republican Estate Tax Bill and the Democratic Alternative:
April 14, 2005Press Item
The one thing that millions of Americans will not be saying tomorrow is, "Thank goodness, it's Friday."
April 11, 2005Press Item
The debate over Social Security has managed to drown out other longstanding issues in American society, including the widening gap between rich and poor and surging health-care costs.
April 12, 2005Press Item
Bankruptcy, Tax Reform
April 13, 2005Press Item
Democrats are Fighting to Make America's Tax Laws Simpler, Fairer, and More Responsible
March 20, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) delivered the following statement today on the Floor of the House of Representatives:
April 8, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of 120 U.S. Representatives, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), sent a letter today to the Chairman and Ranking member of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee urging them to include funding in the FY 2006 Homeland Security Appropriations bill for fire fighter staffing.
April 5, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s visit to the Bureau of the Public Debt in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where the President spoke about Social Security:
April 6, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today on the passing of Pope John Paul II. Rep. Hoyer will join the Congressional Delegation traveling to Rome tonight to attend the funeral of Pope John Paul II on Friday.
January 4, 2005Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to Republicans’ weakening of the House’s ethical standards. The following is Representative Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:
April 8, 2005Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news reports regarding comments made by Majority Leader Tom DeLay and other leading Republicans:
April 5, 2005Press Item
Republican congressional leaders return to Washington today to confront a political landscape that is considerably more problematic than the one they left two weeks ago, when the House and Senate adjourned for Easter recess.
April 6, 2005Press Item
A Congressional Research Service report requested by House Ways and Means ranking member Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., says future high-wage earners who opt for President Bush's plan for personal retirement accounts could see their traditional Social Security benefits eliminated.
April 7, 2005Press Item
Imagine this: On his next trip to Japan, President Bush visits the vault at the Bank of Japan, where that country's $712 billion in United States government bonds is stored.
April 7, 2005Press Item
The Bush administration's ongoing Social Security blitz is unusual in scale in the selling of a domestic policy, mobilizing the president and vice president, four Cabinet secretaries and 17 lesser officials, down to an associate director of strategic planning for the White House budget office.
August 13, 2005Press Item
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