Majority Leader Hoyer: April Jobs Report Further Proof of Failed Bush Policies
Following the announcement that 20,000 jobs were lost in April, bringing total job losses in 2008 to 260,000, Hoyer criticized the Bush Administration for leaving the nation with a weaker economy than the one he inherited eight years ago.
Look in the Mirror: President Fails to Accept Responsibility for Failed Policies
Hoyer Applauds FTC Announcement to Strengthen Protections Against Manipulation of Gas Prices
In response to a letter from Democratic leaders on the need to prevent manipulation of gas prices, the Federal Trade Commission announced it would take the first step in writing new rules that will protect consumers from market manipulation by the oil industry.
Majority Leader Hoyer Statement on the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act
On Thursday, Hoyer praised the passage of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, citing the protections offered by the bill that will protect individuals from discrimination and allow medical and scientific communities to continue vital research into genetic medicine.
Majority Leader Hoyer: "Mission Accomplished" Sad Reminder of Bush Administration Failures
Hoyer marked the fifth anniversary of President Bush's speech aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln under a banner declaring "Mission Accomplished," saying that the President's pronouncement was tragically wrong, as so many of his judgments on Iraq have been.
Hoyer Statement on 'Unfortunate' Supreme Court Decision on Voter ID
Hoyer called the Supreme Court's decision on Monday to reject a challenge to Indiana's voter identification law "unfortunate" and "counter-productive," placing an undue burden on voters and suppressing the turnout of minority and elderly Americans.