Press Releases

July 21, 2016
NATO is more than an alliance - it is a commitment among democracies to stand together against our common adversaries and promote freedom in the world. 
July 21, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the fifth anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
July 20, 2016
I am deeply saddened by the passing of Congressman Mark Takai, who was an outstanding advocate for the people of Hawaii’s First Congressional District. 
July 17, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the shootings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 
July 14, 2016
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, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight in response to the attack in Nice, France.
July 14, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats today to unveil the Stronger America: A New American Security agenda. 
July 13, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) delivered remarks today at a symposium on transgender military service with Under Secretary of Defense Peter Levine and Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09). 
July 12, 2016
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.
July 12, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the recent violence in South Sudan.
July 12, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the release of the Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Budget Outlook.
July 12, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today as Republicans on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hold a hearing on anti-LGBT legislation. 
July 12, 2016
Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Eliot Engel, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey, and House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa Ranking Member Ted Deutch sent a letter today to Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy expressing concerns about a Republican bill that would undermine Congress’s traditionally bipartisan approach to Iran. 
July 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for June.
July 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the shootings in Dallas, Texas. 
July 7, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today in response to the recent deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
July 7, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) and House Democrats, led by Rep. Seth Moulton (MA-06), gathered on the House Floor this morning to demand House Republicans hold a vote on legislation to address gun violence. 
July 6, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the first day Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan. 
July 6, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined House Democrats and Americans affected by gun violence this morning at a press conference to call on House Republicans to hold a vote on meaningful legislation to address gun violence. 
July 3, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of Elie Wiesel. 
June 30, 2016
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced new Make It In America bills. Earlier this month, Whip Hoyer announced a new Make It In America plan, which focuses on four areas of action: expanding entrepreneurship and innovation, closing the skills gap, building a 21st century infrastructure, and breaking down barriers to manufacturing. 
June 30, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Defense announced their intention to reverse the ban on transgender service members.