June 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer today spoke out on the House floor in strong opposition to the FSC/ETI corporate tax bill, which at $150 billion, is laden with corporate tax breaks, extenders and other sweeteners that have nothing to do with reforming international tax law. The following is Rep. Hoyer’s statement as prepared for delivery:
June 16, 2004Press Item
The Full-Service Community Schools Act authorizes funding for full-service community schools, which are public elementary or secondary schools that coordinate multiple federal, state and/or local educational and social service programs through community-based organizations and public/private partnerships...
June 22, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement criticizing the hypocritical back door manner in which House Republicans voted today to raise the debt limit:
June 22, 2004Press Item
In two letters sent today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Tom Daschle, and other Congressional Leaders demanded a response from the President and the Republican leaders in Congress on allegations that the Medicare Chief Actuary was forced to withhold Medicare cost estimates from Congress last year. These allegations include charges that the Bush Administration violated federal law.
June 17, 2004Press Item
Rather than working in a broadly bipartisan manner to repeal and replace our country’s Foreign Sales Corporation – Extraterritorial Income export regime so the Europeans do not impose $4 billion per year in trade sanctions, Chairman Thomas has presented this Congress with a $150 billion bill that increases the deficit by over $34 billion. It is a $150 billion solution to a $4 billion problem...
June 14, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of the Improving Access to Assistive Technology for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 2004:
June 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the three energy bills considered on the House Floor today and the two energy bills that are expected to be considered on Wednesday:
June 16, 2004Press Item
The Full House Appropriations Committee approved by voice vote today an amendment to the 2005 Defense Appropriations bill that was offered by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and that reaffirmed the U.S. policy against the use of torture.
June 17, 2004Press Item
The week of June 14th the House is considering H.R.4520, a modified version of H.R. 2896, Ways & Means Chairman Thomas’ bill to replace the FSC/ETI tax regime. GOP inaction on this matter prompted trade-related sanctions imposed by the European Union on a wide variety of US products...
June 17, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer released the following statement today strongly criticizing the restrictive process in which the House Republican leadership is permitting floor debate on the FSC/ETI corporate sales tax bill:
June 7, 2004Press Item
Energy Week...
June 15, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer today met with leading advocates of full-service community schools to discuss his introduction of the “Full-Service Community Schools Act.”
March 22, 2004Press Item
H. Con. Res. 393 ...
March 15, 2004Press Item
H.Res. 557 and H.R. 1375 ...
March 8, 2004Press Item
H.R. 339 ...
May 17, 2004Press Item
National Defense Authorization Act, Child Tax Credit, ...
May 3, 2004Press Item
H. R. 4227 and H. R. 4181 ...
April 19, 2004Press Item
H.R. 2844 ...
March 29, 2004Press Item
H. Res. 3550, H. Res. 581, and H. Con. Res. 393 ...
May 31, 2004Press Item
...three bills that the House has already passed with bipartisan majorities, and which they will tout as "helping teachers" and "helping Americans strengthen skills to compete in a global economy."
May 31, 2004Press Item
H.J.Res. 83 and H.R. 444 ...
May 10, 2004Press Item
H.R. 4279, H.R. 4280, H.R. 4275, and H.R. 4281 ...
May 3, 2004Press Item
Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act, Conference Report on Republican Budget Resolution for FY 2005
June 8, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON - House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) will deliver the following statement this evening on the House Floor (as prepared for delivery)...
June 4, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) today released a letter from 19 House Democrats to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson, stating opposition to the Bush Administration’s decision to “reprogram”, or move funds from state and local bioterrorism preparedness. The Administration has indicated it will shift $55 million in Fiscal 2004 bioterrorism preparedness funding away from the State and Local Bioterrorism Preparedness to other initiatives. The text of the letter is below: