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February 24, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s statement that he will support a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage:
February 19, 2004Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement today on the President’s economic policies.
February 19, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Leaders released a letter sent to President Bush today in response to the refusal by two Cabinet officers to support President Bush’s prediction that the economy will add 2.6 million jobs this year.
February 10, 2004Press Item
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February 19, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s comments on the economy:
February 10, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in support of federal employees’ protest of Department of Defense personnel changes on Capitol Hill today:
February 11, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement this afternoon in response to President Bush’s speech at the National Defense University on preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction:
February 12, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to President Bush’s remarks on the economy in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:
February 13, 2004Press Item
WASHINGTON, DC – The House leadership of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), sent a letter yesterday to President Bush urging him to reconsider his decision to significantly reduce funding for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program.
February 6, 2004Press Item
Reflecting the party's strategy for cementing the traditional Jewish-Democratic bond, Mr. Hoyer makes the case that while Israel is important to most Jews, it continues to be just one of many issues that shape their votes and their political activism.
February 9, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the President’s remarks on the economy in Springfield, Missouri:
February 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement by the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct late last night that it had initiated an “informal fact-finding” into allegations that Representative Nick Smith was offered bribes in return for a yea vote on the controversial Medicare Prescription Drug legislation in November 2003:
February 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding language in President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget Analytical Perspectives (page 218) which states:
February 4, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed a Democratic amendment to the “Improving the Community Services Block Grant Act” (H.R. 3030) to authorize funding for a six-month extension of unemployment benefits.
February 6, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today released the following statement in response to the January national unemployment numbers announced this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
February 6, 2004Press Item
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) today released the following statement in observance of the 11th anniversary of the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act this week:
February 5, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to a new Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report that shows that President Bush’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget contains larger cuts in domestic spending than has been previously reported:
February 3, 2004Press Item
The Bush administration expects to ask Congress early next year for up to $50 billion more for ongoing military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan...
February 3, 2004Press Item
The Bush administration wants American kids to go to college and it is proposing big increases in its student-aid budget to help them...
February 3, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) made the following statement on the House Floor today regarding President Bush’s budget proposal (as prepared for delivery).
February 4, 2004Press Item
ASHINGTON, Feb. 3 — The White House on Tuesday released a list of 128 government programs that it plans to cut back or eliminate, including money for drug treatment centers and secondary school counselors and modernization of the air traffic system...
February 4, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Senate Democratic Leader Daschle at a news conference today on President Bush’s fiscal year 2005 budget:
February 4, 2004Press Item
The Department of Veterans Affairs received $1.2 billion less than it requested from the White House...
February 3, 2004Press Item
While Democratic presidential candidates showcase their plans to widen coverage of the uninsured...
February 3, 2004Press Item
More than half the 65 federal programs that President Bush wants to kill next year are related to education, a move that could further inflame Democratic detractors who for the last year have been questioning his commitment to education...