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February 2, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the civilian federal pay adjustment proposed by President Bush in his Fiscal Year 2005 Budget:
January 30, 2004Press Item
The bipartisan Washington, DC regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), will introduce a resolution next week that would put Congress on record in support of the bipartisan principle of pay parity in its upcoming fiscal year 2005 budget proposal.
February 2, 2004Press Item
In a Jan. 20 letter to the speaker, Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the Democratic whip, said an investigation by the House ethics committee was needed to protect the reputation of the House after Representative Nick Smith, Republican of Michigan, said groups and lawmakers had offered support for his son's Congressional campaign if Mr. Smith backed the measure, which passed 220 to 215.
February 2, 2004Press Item
This indeed is Groundhog Day. The Bush Administration is once again proposing more tax breaks for the rich just as they did last year and the year before. Instead of getting a budget that acknowledges that, in time of war, there is a need for shared sacrifice, we are repeating the same day over and over again even though tax cuts for the wealthy have not led to more jobs, improved schools, helped the uninsured get health care, or made the country safer.
January 28, 2004Press Item
"Estos Principios Satisfacen las Expectativas de los Inmigrantes, Reflejan las Necesidades de los Empleadores, y Respetan nuestras Necesidades de Seguridad Nacional"
January 28, 2004Press Item
Says President’s Plan on Health Care, like Jobs Plan, Falls Short
January 23, 2004Press Item
Clearinghouse of reports on the latest deficit estimates...
January 26, 2004Press Item
U.S. Rep. John Spratt (D-SC) issued the following statement on today’s new budget forecast by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).
January 19, 2004Press Item
A thorough look at the current 'State of the Union', including pages devoted to each issue...
January 27, 2004Press Item
Washington, D.C. – Members of the House Blue Dog Coalition responded today to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projection unveiled Monday that the federal deficit will hit a record $477 billion this year...
January 28, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the announcement of the Democratic Immigration Principles at a news conference today:
January 23, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) participated in a media conference call today with House Administration Chairman Bob Ney (OH) on the landmark election reform legislation, the Help America Vote Act (HAVA), and the first test of its implementation in the New Hampshire presidential primary this Tuesday.
January 26, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding the new budget forecast by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The CBO predicts a $477 billion deficit for Fiscal Year 2004, which is 4.2 percent of GDP:
January 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today regarding former House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt’s decision to end his candidacy for the Democratic Presidential nomination:
January 20, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to President Bush’s State of the Union Address:
January 21, 2004Press Item
A bipartisan Washington, DC regional delegation, led by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), sent a letter today to President Bush urging that he support the principle of pay parity in his upcoming fiscal year 2005 budget proposal.
January 21, 2004Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Bush’s visit to Ohio, a state that has been severely impacted by the loss of millions of jobs under President Bush’s watch:
January 21, 2004Press Item
John Gage, National President of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), today issued the following statement in response to the release of a bi-partisan letter from Washington, D.C. area lawmakers urging President Bush to support pay parity in his fiscal year 2005 budget proposals:
January 5, 2004Press Item
President Bush plans to ask Congress for relatively small funding increases to fight AIDS and poverty in the developing world...
January 13, 2004Press Item
Washington, DC -- On January 7th, 2004, President George W. Bush spoke of the need for immigration reform and outlined the principles of reform his Administration supports...
January 7, 2004Press Item
Hispanic Americans are extremely disappointed with the President's announcement today on immigration policy, which appears to offer the business community full access to the immigrant workers it needs while providing very little to the workers themselves...
January 5, 2004Press Item
Statements by Hoyer and the DLC, and national education reports...
December 15, 2003Press Item
WASHINGTON – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) and Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), a House leader on AIDS related issues, sent the attached letter to President Bush in response to press reports that the Administration is planning on requesting Fiscal Year 2005 AIDS funding at levels below those he trumpeted beginning with the 2003 State of the Union Address...
June 3, 2003Press Item
Speech by Whip Hoyer to the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee on the Middle East conflict.
January 16, 2004Press Item
New polls show that at a time of record deficits, the public is against spending billions on a Mars mission while cutting domestic priorities...