Whip's Report E-Newsletter ● Jobs and Economyfacebooktwitterbirdemail
For Immediate Release: 
July 20, 2012
Contact Info: 

Katie GrantDaniel Reilly, 202-225-3130


This week, House Democrats continued our call to extend tax cuts for middle class families.  Extending tax cuts on income below $250,000 is a policy both parties agree on, so I hope we can work together and take action quickly to give American families confidence that their tax rates will not increase at the beginning of next year. This proposal will avoid a tax increase on 98% of Americans next year and 97% of small businesses keep a lower tax rate.  Passing legislation extending these tax cuts will help restore confidence to our country so our economy can continue to grow.

This week, I voted in support of a bill that requires a report outlining the specific spending cuts that could go into effect in January 2013 if Congress does not take action on a big and balanced deficit reduction plan to prevent those cuts from happening.  I will continue to urge Members of both parties to work together to create this big, bold and balanced plan and put all options on the table. 

Sincerely yours,


P.S. Please invite your friends and family to sign up for this newsletter to learn about what House Democrats are doing to lead America in a new direction. You can also get the latest updates and join the conversation on my Facebook and twitter accounts.

Democratic news update

On Democrats’ Make It In America Plan:

On Impending Sequestration

On Democrats’ Proposal to Extend Middle Class Tax Cuts

On Making Congressional Activities Accessible

Hoyer Statement on Senate Vote on DISCLOSE Act

Hoyer Statement Condemning Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria

Hoyer: Republicans Have Repeatedly Walked Away From the Middle-Class

Hoyer Statement on United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act

Hoyer Statement on Tragic Shooting in Colorado