Hoyer: Ending Addiction to Oil Will Strengthen National Security, Reduce Energy Costs
This week, the House Democratic Leadership and Committee Chairmen unveiled a comprehensive energy package designed to reduce dependence on foreign oil. Majority Leader Hoyer said that energy indepedence is crucial for strengthening our national security, and will reduce energy costs by promoting efficiency and smarter technology.
Hoyer Statement on Court Decision Regarding School Desegregation
Majority Leader Hoyer denounced the Supreme Court's decision yesterday, saying that it threatens to reverse decades of effort to ensure that all Americans are given an equal opportunity for a quality education.
Hoyer Statement on Anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Commemorating the 43rd anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, which occurs Monday, July 2nd, Majority Leader Hoyer said that the Civil Rights Act changed the course of this nation's history, and while the progress made as a result is significant, more must be done to make equal opportunity a reality.
House Democrats Are Making Progress for the American People
Despite intense opposition from President Bush and Rubberstamp Republicans on many issues, Democrats are working hard to pass legislation that moves America in a new direction and addresses the issues ignored by Republicans for the past six years.
Democrats Have Changed the Debate on Iraq
After six months in the Majority, House and Senate Democrats are changing the debate on the war in Iraq. Under pressure from Democrats and the American public, an increasing number of Senate Republicans are distancing themselves from the President's failed policy, even as House Republicans continue to cling to it.