Press Releases

October 26, 2016
"Today, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee passed a resolution denying the Jewish and Christian heritage of the Old City of Jerusalem, reaffirming the worst perceptions of the UN as allowing anti-Israel activism. 
October 17, 2016
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 13, 2016
The news today that Boko Haram has released 21 of the more than 200 school girls kidnapped over two years ago would not have been possible without the tireless efforts of advocates from around the world, including Rep. Frederica Wilson. 
October 10, 2016
This weekend's attack on innocent Israeli civilians in Jerusalem was a reprehensible act of terror.  This weekend's attack on innocent Israeli civilians in Jerusalem was a reprehensible act of terror.  Palestinian leaders need to stop the incitement that leads to such attacks, including cessation of incitement against Israelis and, in the case of Fatah leadership, actually praising the attack.  The United States Congress will continue to stand together in strong bipartisan support for Israel's security as it seeks the secure peace its people deserve." 
October 7, 2016
I am shocked and outraged that the Syrian regime and Russian forces continue to attack civilian targets indiscriminately in Aleppo. 
October 7, 2016
As we recognize National Manufacturing Day, we have an opportunity to recognize the great strides the American manufacturing industry has made in recovering since the Great Recession.
October 7, 2016
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. 
October 2, 2016
I join in wishing a sweet and joyous new year to all those gathering tonight with family and friends across America, in Israel, and around the world to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.  
September 29, 2016
The alleged use of chemical weapons by Sudanese government forces against civilians in Darfur, as reported by Amnesty International, is a heinous and reprehensible violation of international law and human rights.  
September 29, 2016
Tomorrow, I will join friends, colleagues, and leaders from the United States and around the world to bid farewell to a visionary who fought as hard for a future of peace as he did to defend his nation from war and terror.
September 29, 2016
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 28, 2016
Tonight’s actions by the House will prevent a government shutdown, and I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans were able to reach an agreement to keep the government open before Friday’s deadline.  
September 28, 2016
I was deeply saddened to learn of former President Shimon Peres’s passing.  Among the last of modern Israel's founding generation, he served his nation faithfully and with courage in times of war and peace, heartbreak and joy.
September 27, 2016
On National Voter Registration Day, it is important to remember that the right to register and vote was not always guaranteed or respected in our country.  
September 23, 2016
Governor Rick Scott’s op-ed in USA Today this morning is deeply misleading.  
September 22, 2016
In July, Whip Hoyer spoke at the Georgetown University Law Center to unveil the "Renewing Faith in Government" agenda.
September 22, 2016
I’m very pleased that the House has passed the Modernizing Government Technology Act, which is an essential component of the reforms I outlined in July to renew Americans’ faith in their government, which is sadly at historic lows. 
September 22, 2016
The Resume Bank has been incredibly successful since it was first launched four years ago, and we hope it will continue to improve House Democrats’ hiring process and further strengthen our staff diversity.
September 22, 2016
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jacqueline Ellis yesterday. 
September 21, 2016
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 20, 2016
Today, we mark five years since the official end of the discriminatory ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy that barred gay and lesbian Americans from serving openly in our military.  
September 15, 2016
I'm proud to add my name as a cosponsor to H.R. 5996, the bipartisan Halt Arms and Promote Peace in South Sudan Act, which was introduced Monday.  
September 15, 2016
I’m pleased that the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a markup today of bipartisan legislation that includes full authorization of the Information Technology Modernization Act, a bill that I introduced in April, and passed it on a voice vote.  
September 15, 2016
Hi – I’m Steny Hoyer, the Democratic Whip in the House of Representatives. I’m proud to join you in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. 
September 14, 2016
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.