Tax and Appropriations

Week of September 27, 2004

Bill Text and Background

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September 27, 2004

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    H.R. 3193 - District of Columbia Personal Protection Act
            
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HOYER URGES REPUBLICANS TO PAY FOR TAX CUTS, RATHER THAN DEEPEN DEFICITS AND DEBT

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September 24, 2004

Contact:Rep. Steny Hoyer
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WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer delivered the following statement regarding the Republican tax conference report on the House Floor today.  He assailed the Republican Majority for turning surpluses into deficits and running up the nation’s debt, while refusing to pay for tax cuts:

“Mr. Speaker, this morning in The Wall Street Journal, former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough wrote:

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Week of September 7, 2004

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September 7, 2004

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H.R.___ – Department of Labor, HHS, and Education Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2005

HOYER: REPUBLICAN NATIONAL SALES TAX WOULD RAISE TAXES ON THE MIDDLE CLASS

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September 23, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in opposition to President Bush’s and Republican Leaders’ support for moving to a national sales tax as a replacement for federal taxes:

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HOYER: FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ONE STEP CLOSER TO RECEIVING FAIR PAY ADJUSTMENT

Hoyer Successfully Leads House in Supporting Pay Parity

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September 22, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON – Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) released the following statement today applauding the passage of the Fiscal Year 2005 Transportation, Treasury Appropriations Bill which provides for parity in the 2005 pay adjustments for both military and civilian federal employees:

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“FIREFIGHTERS NEED FIREFIGHTERS”

Bipartisan Group Pushes for $100 million to Hire More Firefighters

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September 20, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130

WASHINGTON, DC – House Democratic Whip Steny H.

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Week of September 13, 2004

Bill Text and Background

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September 13, 2004

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    H.R. 4571 - Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2004
            
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DEMOCRATS CALL FOR “FAIRNESS AND BALANCE” IN ARMED FORCES RADIO

Letter Expresses Support for Provision in Dept. of Defense Authorization Bill

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September 8, 2004

Contact:Stacey Farnen Bernards
202-225-3130


WASHINGTON DC – House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (MD), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro and other leading members of Congress sent the attached letter today to House and Senate Department of Defense Authorization Conferees encouraging them to retain language (the “Harkin Amendment”) that would bring balance to the political programming of the tax-payer funded Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS).
 

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