Articles & Op-Eds

August 2, 2017
This past weekend, hackers gathered in Las Vegas with a simple mission: break into America’s electronic voting machines and take control.  Within minutes, some had already succeeded – but that’s a good thing. 
July 28, 2017
It’s easy to get frustrated about the back-and-forth over health care in the news these days.
June 8, 2017
Summer here in our nation’s capital comes with a few degrees of certainty. It’s going to be hot and humid. 
May 15, 2017
Last week, President Trump met in the Oval Office with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov — a staunch defender of Russian aggression abroad and repression at home. In that meeting, according to the White House’s official readout, the president “emphasized his desire to build a better relationship” with Russia.
April 29, 2017
William Shakespeare famously declared that “past is prologue,” and the bard’s words ought to give us pause as we assess the first scene of this very strange play in which we now find ourselves as a nation. 
April 4, 2017
The Democratic whip operation is focused on government transparency, one piece of technology at a time.
January 19, 2017
Wanted to be sure you saw today's op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) in The Hill ahead of President-Elect Trump's Inauguration, reminding him of his responsibility to represent all Americans. 
October 20, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today's op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD), author of the Help America Vote Act, in The Hill on claims that the presidential election is 'rigged.'
September 21, 2016
As millions of American children returned to school over the past few weeks, parents and caregivers had long shopping lists filled with necessary items: notebooks, pencils, calculators, and lunchboxes, to name a few.
July 12, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw yesterday's article in The Hill on a speech House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered at the Georgetown University Law Center on efforts to renew the American people's faith in government. 
July 11, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today's article in Roll Call on a speech House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered this afternoon at the Georgetown University Law Center on efforts to renew the American people's faith in government. 
July 11, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today's article in Roll Call about House Democrats’ Online All-Star Competition and other initiatives led by Whip Hoyer to use technology to make Congress more transparent, efficient, and responsive to constituents. 
June 24, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) in The Hill about House Democrats' sit-in on the House Floor earlier this week. 
June 15, 2016
On Monday, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced House Democrats' updated Make It In America plan. 
June 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced House Democrats’ updated Make It In America plan yesterday at The Foundery, a new maker space where innovators and entrepreneurs can turn their ideas into reality, with access to machines and equipment and help from skilled experts. 
June 13, 2016
Earlier today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced House Democrats' updated Make It In America plan. 
June 8, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) in the Washington Post about how House Republicans are bending rules in the House of Representatives to allow discrimination against LGBT Americans. 
June 7, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s op-ed by Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and Congressman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) online in The Baltimore Sun about recent actions taken by House Republicans on the Select Panel to Attack Women’s Health to subpoena a reproductive health care practitioner in Maryland and several Maryland health care providers and first responders. 
April 20, 2016
Wanted to make sure you saw today's op-ed in the San Jose Mercury News by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) on the Information Technology Modernization Act that he introduced last week. 
April 11, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw yesterday's article in The Hill about the Information Technology Modernization Act, which will be introduced by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) today. 
March 18, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today’s article in “Roll Call” about the Beta Labs briefing series. 
March 16, 2016
Wanted to be sure you saw today's column for the Center for American Progress’s “Talk Poverty” blog by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, chair of the Democratic Whip Task Force on Poverty, Income Inequality, and Opportunity. 
March 2, 2016
A gaggle of top House Democrats derided Speaker Paul Ryan's newly developed GOP task force on poverty on Wednesday, arguing that the group was a "sham."
January 15, 2016
Wanted to make sure you saw today's op-ed in The Hill by House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) on President Obama's final State of the Union Address.
December 28, 2015
ICYMI: Wanted to be sure you saw this article in The Hill on Whip Hoyer’s recent bipartisan successes, including the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, inclusion of the Full-Service Community Schools program in the Every Student Succeeds Act, and passage of the visa waiver improvement bill.