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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.   
September 14, 2016
The President asked for $1.9 billion. That's what NIH and CDC, who are responsible for addressing the Zika crisis, say is necessary. 
September 13, 2016
Today’s report by the U.S. Census Bureau demonstrates that our economy is not only experiencing recovery but that the recovery is taking hold for Americans across the economic spectrum.  
September 8, 2016
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.
September 1, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement in response to President Obama's proposed federal pay raise for 2017.
August 25, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today on the dramatic price increase for EpiPens.
August 8, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley.
August 5, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for July.
August 4, 2016
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 4, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement on the passing of former Congressman Steve LaTourette. 
August 2, 2016
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, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit struck down North Carolina's discriminatory voter identification requirement. 
July 29, 2016
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 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) joined House Democrats today to unveil the Stronger America: A New American Security agenda. 
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 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 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) 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. 
June 30, 2016
Today, House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) announced the beginning of the 2016 House Democrats’ Member Online All-Star Competition, an annual three-week competition for House Democrats to gain new followers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
June 29, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined Reps. Robin Kelly (IL-02), Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Danny Davis (IL-07), Bill Foster (IL-11), and Mike Quigley (IL-05) today at a rally in Chicago as part of the National Day of Action for Commonsense Gun Violence Prevention. 
June 28, 2016
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement today after House Republicans on the Select Committee on Benghazi released a partisan report with no evidence of wrongdoing.