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October 27, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill
September 15, 2003Press Item
Charitable Giving Act of 2003, Century of Aviation FAA reauthorization Conference Report
November 17, 2003Press Item
Energy Conference Report, Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report, Foreign Operations Conference Report
November 3, 2003Press Item
Defense Authorization Conference Report, Energy & Water Appropriations Conference, Military Construction Appropriations Conference Report
October 13, 2003Press Item
Energy Bill, Child Tax Credit Bill, Republican Prescription Drug Bill, Supplemental Appropriations
June 7, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the death of President Ronald Reagan:
April 7, 2004Press Item
Bills on Energy, Budget, and Appropriations...
January 19, 2004Press Item
State of the Union Clearinghouse...
November 10, 2003Press Item
Energy Conference Reeport & Energy Appropriations Conference Report
June 3, 2004Press Item
report from the Democratic Whip's office...
June 4, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement this morning regarding the Department of Labor’s Employment Report for May, which showed the economy gained 248,000 jobs last month but the unemployment rate remained stubbornly stuck at 5.6 percent:
June 1, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), who was the lead House Democratic sponsor of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act and has worked closely with the disability community for almost two decades, released the following statement today after meeting with leaders of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities late yesterday to discuss issues important to the 54 million Americans with disabilities:
June 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today following a ruling by a U.S. District Court that the recently enacted “partial-birth” abortion ban was unconstitutional:
June 2, 2004Press Item
Democrats celebrated Stephanie Herseth's capture of a Republican-held seat in South Dakota on Wednesday, their second takeaway of the year, and claimed it portends greater gains in the battle for control of Congress.
June 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding comments by President Bush at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado:
June 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to an important study released today at a press conference with the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP). The joint report examines the effects of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts, illustrating that while wealthy taxpayers benefited from the tax cuts, low- and middle-income households are likely to lose significantly once costs of the tax cuts are paid for:
June 1, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, the lead Democratic sponsor of the Late-Term Abortion Restriction Act, released the following statement today following a ruling by a U.S. District Court that the recently enacted “partial-birth” abortion ban was unconstitutional:
May 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip (MD) Steny Hoyer released the following statement today in observance of Memorial Day:
May 28, 2004Press Item
House Democrats do not usually like to talk about 1994, the year of their exile into the minority. It has been a bad memory, best left undisturbed.
May 28, 2004Press Item
The second-ranking Democrat in the House sees parallels between now and 1994, when his party -- entrenched in power but shaken by dissension in the ranks and tied to a president in political trouble -- suffered a stunning defeat in the November elections.
May 28, 2004Press Item
Democrats were in a full-court press yesterday, criticizing President Bush for an administration document they say directs federal agencies to prepare preliminary 2006 budgets that cut spending for education, veterans benefits and other key programs after the 2004 election.
May 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding two recent studies by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) and FamiliesUSA. Both studies showed that the price of name-brand prescription drugs most used by seniors has increased substantially above inflation for the past four years, thus severely undercutting any possible assistance by the new Medicare drug discount cards issued by the Bush Administration.
June 1, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in protest of the Bush Administration’s request to “reprogram” or shift funds from state and local bioterrorism preparedness:
May 24, 2004Press Item
The top three House Democratic leaders sent a letter to House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., Monday requesting he call for committee hearings to investigate the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal.