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May 10, 2004Press Item
Congressional Democrats are preparing to lock horns with the White House over its appeal for a $25 billion wartime reserve fund, and will seek to triple the request as well as reallocate Iraq construction funds to help offset it.
May 4, 2004Press Item
President Bush's fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives joined Democrats on Thursday in deploring the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners.
May 6, 2004Press Item
Congressional reaction to the prison abuse scandal in Iraq took on an increasingly angry tone Thursday, with some Democrats calling for the firing of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.
May 24, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, and House Democratic Caucus Chair Robert Menendez today called on Speaker Hastert to direct the relevant committees to investigate the Iraqi prisoner abuse scandal.
May 3, 2004Press Item
Aspiring young builders and racers were given a green light last week when the House and Senate passed resolutions to allow the 63rd annual Greater Washington Soap Box Derby to take place on the Capitol grounds.
May 4, 2004Press Item
Republicans and Democrats will offer competing proposals on the House floor Wednesday to curb the impact of the alternative minimum tax (AMT) on middle-income families.
May 6, 2004Press Item
Fiscal conservatism appears no longer to be the exclusive political bastion of the Republican Party as congressional Democrats are touting themselves as the chintzy guardians of the people's money this election year.
May 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Ranking Democrats from three key House Committees assailed Republicans’ failure to complete legislation important to job creation, the economy and the country’s future.
May 20, 2004Press Item
statement by Hoyer and Whip report...
May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement regarding H.R. 3722, the Undocumented Alien Emergency Medical Assistance Amendments of 2004. H.R. 3722 would amend Sec. 1011 of the 2003 Medicare Prescription Drug bill, which provided federal funds to reimburse physicians and hospitals for emergency health services to undocumented individuals.
May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead House sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision today in Tennessee v. Lane:
May 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in memory of Hill staffer Robert Bean, a longtime and respected public servant, who passed away late last week:
May 18, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the four Republican bills being debated on the Floor today that would weaken worker safety regulations:
May 19, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued following statement today announcing his support for the US-Australian Free Trade Agreement:
May 20, 2004Press Item
President Bush and Republican congressional leaders made a last ditch effort on Thursday to win support of Senate moderates in their own party for a budget they charge does not do enough to control record deficits.
May 17, 2004Press Item
ouse Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision made on May 17, 1954:
May 12, 2004Press Item
statements from Hoyer and Sandlin...
May 12, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement at the House Transportation-Treasury Committee Hearing with the Election Assistance Commission (EAC):
May 13, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today criticized the latest Republican attempt to foist irresponsible tax bills on the American people. Instead of supporting a paid-for Democratic substitute that would extend the 10 percent bracket through 2010, and make the tax cuts permanent after 2010 contingent on balancing the budget, House Republicans backed a bill that costs $218 billion over 10 years and does not include any provisions to offset its huge cost. The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:
May 14, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding his meeting with various consumer groups to discuss food safety late yesterday afternoon:
May 17, 2004Press Item
Whip Hoyer addressed the 2005 AIPAC Annual Conference in Washington, DC today.
May 11, 2004Press Item
Saying “something needs to be done NOW to help the growing number of uninsured Americans,” Congressman Max Sandlin (D-Marshall) today introduced a measure that would help small businesses provide health insurance for their employees and sponsored two other measures that would help significantly reduce the number of Americans who lack health insurance.
May 7, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the House Armed Services Committee hearing today on the abuses of Iraqi prisoners...
May 10, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement in observance of “Cover the Uninsured Week”:
May 11, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following Floor statement today regarding the House’s role in investigating abuses of Iraqi prisoners and legislation being considered in the House for Covered the Uninsured week: