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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:
May 11, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) met with senior executives from the semiconductor industry today to discuss progress on the FSC/ETI legislation and other important issues. Representative Hoyer released the following statement after the meeting:
May 12, 2004Press Item
Americans should be confident that whether they are working, changing jobs, are laid off, or just nearing retirement age, they should be able to find affordable, quality health care. But after years of Republican inaction, health insurance premiums continue to rise dramatically and the number of uninsured continues to grow. Democrats are fighting to reduce health care costs and increase access to affordable, reliable care...
May 6, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today on the House Floor regarding the Resolution condemning the treatment of Iraqi detainees:
May 7, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in support of H.Con.Res 398, which expressed the concern of Congress over Iran’s development of the means to produce nuclear weapons and overwhelmingly passed the House yesterday. The statement was entered in the Congressional Record at the time of debate:
May 5, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in response to press reports that the Bush Administration is going to request another $25 billion for the war in Iraq...
May 5, 2004Press Item
I find it interesting and wildly inappropriate that on a subject as serious as war, which is certainly a bipartisan matter, this administration has once again treated it as a partisan issue...
May 6, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) met with Congresswoman Carolyn Kilpatrick and numerous global health and HIV/AIDS groups today to discuss the need for increased funding and effective implementation of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention programs. Hoyer released the following statement after the meeting...
May 5, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) made the following statement today regarding the Alternative Minimum Tax and fiscal responsibility on the House Floor (as prepared for delivery)...
May 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the first public hearing held by the Election Assistance Commission. Hoyer was the lead House Democratic sponsor of the Help America Vote Act, the landmark election reform bill that established the Commission:
May 5, 2004Press Item
``It is completely unacceptable that the Bush administration and the Pentagon knew of these shameful acts and did not move immediately to end it and hold those responsible accountable,'' said House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland.
May 5, 2004Press Item
Let me join in with the Gentleman from Pennsylvania (Mr. English) in trying to eliminate this burden (the Alternative Minimum Tax or AMT) that has been placed on people that was never intended to penalize...
April 30, 2004Press Item
“One year ago tomorrow, President Bush landed on the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln amid great fanfare and proudly proclaimed – under a banner reading ‘Mission Accomplished’ – that major combat operations in Iraq had ended.
May 4, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Jim Turner (TX), Ranking Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, met with public health groups today to discuss our nation's preparedness for the threat of bio-terrorism. Representative Turner also introduced the RAPID Cures Act today which would develop a strategy to achieve a dramatic reduction in the timeframe required for the delivery of drugs and vaccines to counter pathogen threats for which we have no existing countermeasures.
May 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding recent revelations of abuse of Iraqi prisoners:
May 5, 2004Press Item
Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today in celebration of Cinco de Mayo and in recognition of the notable contributions of Mexican Americans to our country:
April 28, 2004Press Item
Rep. Charles B. Rangel today made the following statement about competing marriage penalty relief proposals slated for House consideration today (A summary of Rep. Rangel’s alternative follows the statement)...
April 28, 2004Press Item
Statements from Hoyer and Rangel...