TOMORROW’S OUTLOOKOn Wednesday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for Morning Hour debate and 12:00 p.m. for legislative business.
This case is just the latest in a long effort to weaken workers’ right to organize and bargain collectively for better pay and benefits.
The appointment of Lt. General Jeffrey Buchanan to lead a coordinated military response to the devastation in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands – while it should have happened sooner – is an important step toward ensuring that every resource possible is deployed to help our fellow Americans.
We haven't deployed enough resources at this point in time. As [General Honore] said, Katrina was a more contained geographical area and this is a larger one.
On Tuesday night, at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America annual Youth of the Year Gala, the organization honored Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) with its Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership in and contributions to education and youth development, particularly benefitting children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
I want to thank Nydia Velázquez, Jose Serrano, and my good friend Luis Gutiérrez, all who have a very, very personal relationship, but all of us have a responsibility and a relationship to our fellow Americans.
Earlier this month, a group of young people gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol to fast in support of Congressional action to pass the DREAM Act. One was Luis, from Arkansas, whose parents brought him here at the age of seven to escape poverty and violence in Mexico.
TOMORROW’S OUTLOOKOn Thursday, the House will meet at 9:00 a.m. for legislative business.
First/Last votes expected: 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) attended a rally today organized by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) in opposition to TrumpCare’s cuts to Medicaid.
oday, Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) joined 144 Members of Congress in sending a letter to President Trump demanding that the Department of Defense deploy additional resources to aid recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.