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July 26, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and Reps. James Langevin (D-R.I.) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) will meet with President Barack Obama on Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
July 26, 2010Press Item
Many of us have nearly forgotten an era in which it was commonplace for a person to be denied employment because she was blind, or unable to attend a university because he was in a wheelchair—an era in which people with disabilities were second-class citizens.
July 26, 2010Press Item
Many of us have nearly forgotten an era in which it was commonplace for a person to be denied employment because she was blind, or unable to attend a university because he was in a wheelchair—an era in which people with disabilities were second-class citizens.
July 26, 2010Press Item
Twenty years ago today, the Americans with Disabilities Act strengthened our country's core value of equal opportunity.
July 26, 2010Press Item
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Hoyer was the lead House sponsor of the ADA, helping to enact it into law with bipartisan support.
July 23, 2010Press Item
America has faced its share of trying times—times when not just our economy, but our nation, seemed in decline.
July 23, 2010Press Item
For a couple of years, it was the love that dared not speak his name. In 2008, Republican candidates hardly ever mentioned the president still sitting in the White House.
July 23, 2010Press Item
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., plans to detail Friday what's expected to be his party's rallying cry in this year's congressional elections: Republicans can't be trusted, and remember the economic horrors of the Bush administration.
July 23, 2010Press Item
While it is encouraging that the deficit for this year is smaller than originally projected, it remains far too high.
July 22, 2010Press Item
Democrats next week will intensify their effort to show voters that they are concerned about unemployment by voting on at least three bills designed to help create well-paying manufacturing jobs.
July 22, 2010Press Item
Twenty years ago on Monday, the Americans with Disabilities Act strongly committed our country to inclusion and equal opportunities for people with disabilities. It was a landmark piece of legislation, and its effects have been widely felt.
July 22, 2010Press Item
Today, President Obama signed the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act, an important fiscal responsibility measure. This law will save billions of dollars that are currently lost to waste, fraud, and abuse by identifying improper payments made by the Federal government and working to recover the funds...
July 22, 2010Press Item
Twenty years ago on Monday, the first President Bush signed into law one of the most consequential pieces of civil rights legislation in recent memory.
July 22, 2010Press Item
Today the House took action to extend unemployment insurance for nearly 2.5 million Americans after weeks of Republican obstruction made it harder for millions of Americans to pay their bills and put food on the table...
July 22, 2010Press Item
For generations, Americans have looked to our manufacturing sector as a source of pride, a source of economic vitality, and a source of good-paying jobs.
July 21, 2010Press Item
Statements and links from the "Make it in America" agenda...