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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:
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.