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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...
April 27, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) on the House Floor today denounced Republican tax policies that continue to pile debt onto taxpayers. House Democrats strongly support permanently eliminating the marriage penalty tax and will offer an alternative this week that is fully paid for and will help more families. The Republican bill will put almost $100 billion more debt on America’s children. The following is Representative Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery...
April 28, 2004Press Item
It's time to end the sideshow created by attacks on Sen. John Kerry's Vietnam War record. It hardly seems possible that Dick Cheney can be leading the charge.
April 28, 2004Press Item
The U.S.-Israel partnership is "unbreakable," a top Democrat said on the eve of Israel's Independence Day.
April 28, 2004Press Item
House Democrats are banking on what they believe is a growing desire among voters for change and Sen. John Kerry’s (D-Mass.) ability to win the presidential debate on national security in their quest to retake the chamber this cycle.
April 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today in support of the fiscally responsible Democratic Marriage Penalty Elimination Bill, and in opposition of the irresponsible GOP bill that will contribute to the already out-of-control deficits:
April 26, 2004Press Item
CBPP report and Hoyer statement...
April 22, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today praising the passage of a Democratic Motion to Recommit on the Continuity in Representation Act of 2003 (H.R. 2844), which ensured that the bill would not supercede existing civil rights and voting rights laws in the application of any special elections:
April 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in recognition of Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day:
April 23, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today following a meeting with almost a dozen veterans groups today:
April 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) demanded again today that Republican leaders extend federal unemployment benefits for out-of-work Americans in responding to a new Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report that showed a record 354,000 jobless workers exhausted their regular state unemployment benefits in March:
April 22, 2004Press Item
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement after the U.S. Holocaust Museum’s National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol:
April 15, 2004Press Item
Analysis from the Center for Tax Justice and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities...
April 1, 2004Press Item
Advocates of pay parity won the day Wednesday, when an overwhelming majority of House lawmakers voted for a resolution supporting military-civilian pay parity in 2005.
April 16, 2004Press Item
U.S. House minority whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., stumped in Nebraska Friday for Democratic congressional candidates Matt Connealy and Nancy Thompson.