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May 2, 2017Press Item
I am appalled that President Trump tweeted this morning that he wants the government to shut down. Funding our government is not a game, where one side wins and the other side loses.
April 28, 2017Press Item
Today, the House passed a bill to continue funding the government for an additional week while negotiations continue on a bill to fund the government for the remainder of the fiscal year. 
April 27, 2017Press Item
Nobody believes that the Democrats want to shut down the government, period. That's irrational. 
April 26, 2017Press Item
“’Fool me once,’ the old adage says, and ‘shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.’  
March 28, 2017Press Item
Rep. Bill Pascrell's resolution of inquiry seeks to provide a means for the American people to find much-sought and much-deserved answers about Donald Trump's many potential conflicts of interest. 
March 1, 2017Press Item
Last night, President Trump delivered his first address before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on empty rhetoric and short on any real policy agenda. 
February 28, 2017Press Item
Tonight, President Trump stood before the United States Congress and gave a speech long on rhetoric but short on any real policy agenda.  
February 7, 2017Press Item
Thank you, Secretary Rubin.  Thank you to everyone at the Hamilton Project and the Brookings Institution.  And thanks to former Director Orszag and the distinguished panelists who are here today as well.
November 29, 2016Press Item
I want to thank my friend Rep. Sandy Levin for his service as Ranking Member of the Ways and Means Committee and, previously, as its Chair.
June 24, 2016Press Item
The tax proposal House Republicans unveiled today is nothing new.  
June 17, 2016Press Item
I am horrified and deeply saddened by Sunday’s attack in Orlando, Florida. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the Orlando LGBT and Latino communities. However, our thoughts and prayers alone are not enough. 
June 16, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of the fourth plank of Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ #WrongWay agenda.
June 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of Speaker Ryan and House Republicans’ regulatory agenda, the third plank of their #WrongWay agenda.
May 18, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor this evening in opposition to an inadequate bill offered by House Republicans to address the Zika crisis, which provides less than a third of the funding requested by President Obama.
April 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on Tax Day. Due to the observance of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, the federal filing deadline has been moved to Monday, April 18. 
March 16, 2016Press Item
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 15, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to House Republicans’ budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017.
March 14, 2016Press Item
This week, Speaker Ryan continues to struggle with deep divisions in his party over a path forward on a budget resolution for Fiscal Year 2017. 
March 1, 2016Press Item
For years, Republicans have consistently said that Congress has a fundamental responsibility to pass a budget.
February 11, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today in opposition to a Republican bill that intends to further politicize the paying of our nation’s bills and is not a real attempt to address the debt in a responsible way. 
February 9, 2016Press Item
Today, President Obama unveiled his budget for Fiscal Year 2017, which reduces the deficit and puts debt on a sustainable path while laying out a vision for how we can give every American a fair shot at economic security; accelerate American innovation; and keep Americans safe.
February 9, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget.