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December 7, 2016Press Item
Repealing the Affordable Care Act – as Republican leaders in Congress have committed to doing in January of next year – would be a disaster for our country.  
December 5, 2016Press Item
Today’s report reiterates what has already been clearly demonstrated: Republicans’ Select Investigative Panel to attack women’s health has wasted more than $1.5 million in taxpayer money and countless hours of Congress’s time trying to manufacture a controversy that does not exist.  
December 1, 2016Press Item
It is shameful that House Republicans would continue to waste taxpayer money on their partisan witch-hunt, whose clear goal has been to yield political gains for Republicans.  
November 29, 2016Press Item
I am deeply concerned by Majority Leader McCarthy’s remarks today that Republicans intend to repeal the Affordable Care Act and take health coverage away from 20 million Americans without having a plan to replace the law. 
October 20, 2016Press Item
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.'
October 17, 2016Press Item
The report released on Friday by the Treasury Department demonstrates both the enormous progress made under President Obama to bring deficits down as well as the significant challenges that still remain to achieve fiscal sustainability. 
October 7, 2016Press Item
The Bureau of Labor Statistics report released this morning demonstrates that the solid pace of our jobs recovery is continuing, with September marking six years of continual job growth. 
September 30, 2016Press Item
I’m pleased that Republicans and Democrats in the House of Representatives reached an agreement this week and passed legislation to avoid a government shutdown. 
September 29, 2016Press Item
Republicans in the House of Representatives have rapidly escalated their investigations of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to unprecedented levels by issuing more than 70 subpoenas and letters just since July 5, when FBI Director James Comey announced publicly that his team of career investigators unanimously concluded that no criminal charges were warranted in the FBI email investigation.
September 27, 2016Press Item
As Congress prepares to adjourn at the end of the week, it’s clear that the Republican-led 114th Congress has become yet another closed, unproductive, do-nothing Congress.
September 21, 2016Press Item
Today’s meeting of the Select Panel to consider recommending contempt of Congress charges against StemExpress is nothing more than the continuation of a months-long witch-hunt that is putting the lives of doctors, researchers, first responders, and patients at risk.  
September 16, 2016Press Item
This week, I released a report that demonstrates how the American economy has performed consistently better under Democratic presidents than Republican ones. 
September 14, 2016Press Item
This afternoon, I met with Mayor Weaver and representatives from Flint, Michigan, who are Washington today to urge Congress to act in response to the poisoning of the city’s water supply with lead.   
September 9, 2016Press Item
As Congress returned this week from the August district work period, House Republicans continued to ignore critical issues that need to be addressed. 
September 8, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) discussed House Republicans’ failure to address public health emergencies and their division over funding the government on NewsChannel 8, managed by ABC-affiliate WJLA in Washington, DC.
August 4, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to an op-ed by Speaker Paul Ryan that blamed Democrats for Congress's inaction on the Zika virus.
August 2, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a travel warning to areas in Florida where the Zika virus has spread.
July 29, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to news that the Centers for Disease Control has identified four cases of the Zika virus locally-transmitted in Florida. 
July 15, 2016Press Item
I offer my deepest condolences to the families and friends who lost loved ones in this week’s attack in Nice, France. 
July 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and House Democrats this evening for a national speak out on the need to address gun violence in America. 
July 14, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) spoke on the House Floor today after House Republicans adjourned the House without taking action to address gun violence, the threat of the Zika virus, or the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. 
July 12, 2016Press Item
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks this evening at a vigil held by the LGBT Equality Caucus and House Democrats on the one-month anniversary of the Orlando shooting, calling for action to address gun violence in America.