Newsroom

May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after it was announced that Congressman Mark Takai has decided not to seek re-election.
May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on new legislation that was introduced last night to address the debt crisis in Puerto Rico. 
May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following video today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 19, 2016Press Item
This afternoon, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) went to the Floor for colloquy but no House Republican joined him to offer the schedule for next week. 
May 19, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans held a vote open to make their Members change their votes in order to defeat an amendment that would ban discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
May 18, 2016Press Item
This evening, I voted against House Republicans’ partisan defense authorization bill because I believe the men and women who wear the uniform of our nation deserve better.  I oppose this bill because it discriminates against both LGBT Americans and women, and it plays politics with war funding.  It injects hot button social issues into our military authorization process, at the expense of our military.
May 18, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this evening in opposition to an inadequate bill offered by House Republicans to address the Zika crisis, which provides less than a third of the funding requested by President Obama.
May 18, 2016Press Item
Three months ago, President Obama requested $1.9 billion in an emergency supplemental appropriation to prepare for and contain the spread of the Zika virus. Instead of responding quickly and working with the Obama Administration, House Republicans have ignored this growing public health crisis for months. 
May 18, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) issued the following statement today after the Department of Labor released the final rule updating overtime protections. 
May 17, 2016Press Item
I am outraged that Republicans on the Rules Committee chose not to allow a vote on an amendment to strike the anti-LGBT provision in House Republicans' National Defense Authorization Act.  
May 17, 2016Press Item
This week, the House of Representatives will consider the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017. 
May 17, 2016Press Item
Today, on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined the LGBT Equality Caucus in a video message to the LGBT community to share messages of solidarity and support. 
May 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks today at a screening of the Sundance documentary film, “A Hug From Paul Ryan.” 
May 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after joining 111 House Democrats in sending a letter to House leaders urging them to strengthen nutrition programs in the Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016. 
May 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on House Republicans abandoning the budget process and bringing appropriations bills to the Floor this week without a budget.