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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Majority Leader
Date Title
April 15, 2019 Hoyer Statement on Tax Day
April 15, 2019 Tweet - "While we mourn a deeply painful tragedy at #NotreDameCathedral, let us join together in our commitment to see this symbol of faith and history rebuilt. My thoughts are with the people of France, and I salute the brave first responders on the scene."
April 15, 2019 Tweet - "Six years after the Boston Marathon bombings, we remember the victims, survivors, and the heroes who responded that day and reflect on the city of Boston's resilience and strength. I join in congratulating all those who participated in the #BostonMarathon today. #BostonStrong"
April 15, 2019 Tweet - "Disagreement in a democracy is expected. Incitement is not acceptable, however. The President's tweet regarding Rep. Omar ought to be taken down immediately, and he owes her an apology."
April 15, 2019 Tweet - "As we mark #TaxDay, millions have been left behind by the #GOPTaxScam. The law exploded the deficit to give large corporations & wealthy shareholders the majority of benefits while millions of middle-class filers saw their taxes go up & refunds shrink."
April 12, 2019 House Democrats Mark 100 Days of Fighting For The People
April 12, 2019 Tweet - "House Dems have taken action in the first 100 days to #FightTheBan & passed @RepJoeKennedy's resolution condemning the Trump Admin's ban on transgender service members. House Dems will continue to speak out against this harmful ban & work to #ProtectTransTroops."
April 12, 2019 Tweet - "Dems were elected to return to a government of, by, & for the people. In the first 100 days of the Congress, we are delivering on our #ForThePeople agenda to raise wages, lower health care costs, & more. Read my @CNN op-ed with @SpeakerPelosi:"
April 12, 2019 Tweet - "House Dem promised to return to a government #ForThePeople. I'm proud we passed a government reform package soon after taking the majority. Learn more about #HR1 and other accomplishments in our first 100 days of the 116th Congress: https://bit.ly/2X2kJFl #100DaysForthePeople"
April 12, 2019 CNN.com Op-Ed: Speaker Pelosi and Leader Hoyer: It's been a busy 100 days for House Democrats
April 12, 2019 Tweet - "In the first 100 days of the 116th Congress, House Dems have taken action to raise wages, expand opportunity, lower health care & prescription drug costs, & ensure working families can make it in America. Read more here: https://bit.ly/2VzCWtG #100DaysForthePeople"
April 12, 2019 Tweet - "Today is the @GLSEN #DayOfSilence, when we support #LGBT students who are silenced in schools across the country and world. I join House Dems and Americans from all walks of life in standing with #LGBT youth. We see you and we hear you."
April 11, 2019 Hoyer Statement on Sudan
April 11, 2019 Hoyer: The American People Deserve a Federal Government that Works Efficiently and Effectively For Them
April 11, 2019 Tweet - "I join my colleagues in calling for a federal investigation of the deeply alarming fires at three historically black churches in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. This violence, intimidation, & destruction will not be tolerated, & federal authorities must investigate immediately."
April 11, 2019 Tweet - "In the wake of the removal of Omar al-Bashir, it is crucial that the U.S. work to promote a peaceful transfer of power to the Sudanese people, who deserve self-determination and freedom."
April 9, 2019 Maryland Mourns the Passing of Speaker Michael Busch
April 9, 2019 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Adams, Underwood, House Democrats, Advocates to Launch Black Maternal Health Caucus
April 9, 2019 Tweet - "22 million people are at risk of starvation due to the humanitarian crisis in #Yemen. Bipartisan majorities in the House & Senate voted to end U.S. involvement. I urge @POTUS to listen to Members from both parties who supported this resolution & sign it. http://bit.ly/2P2Ap8W "
April 9, 2019 Tweet - "I said at my weekly press conference that House Democrats will work to pass appropriations bills through the House by the end of June, and the House will take action to set top-line funding levels so that we can get our work done on time."
April 9, 2019 Tweet - "House Democrats continue to be focused on lowering health care costs, and I'm pleased @EdLaborCmte just approved a bill to reverse the Trump Admin's expansion of junk health plans that increase the cost of comprehensive health insurance."
April 9, 2019 Tweet - "Today, @HouseForeign is marking up #HR9, the #ClimateActionNow Act, which ensures the U.S. honors the #ParisAgreement & commits to the global fight against #ClimateChange. I look forward to bringing this bill to the Floor in the coming weeks following committee consideration."
April 9, 2019 Hoyer Remarks at Enrollment Ceremony for Yemen War Powers Resolution
April 9, 2019 Tweet - "Today, @WaysMeansCmte passed out of Committee legislation to address the rising cost of prescription drugs. I thank my colleagues for working across the aisle to improve transparency for patients, an important step to lower prescription drug costs"
April 8, 2019 Tweet - "Joined @EleanorNorton in sending a letter to @AppropsDems urging Members to prohibit @USDA from using funds to carry out its proposal to relocate federal employees outside of the National Capital Region, which will harm research & our constituents. https://bit.ly/2WWt7WR "
April 8, 2019 Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Speaker Michael Busch
April 7, 2019 Tweet - "As we mark the founding of @WHO on #WorldHealthDay2019, let us recognize the work of public and global health advocates and recommit ourselves to the work of ensuring support for these life-saving public health programs around the world."
April 5, 2019 Tweet - "This week, the House passed the #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct Reauthorization of 2019, sponsored by @RepKarenBass, with bipartisan support. Here's how #VAWA19 prevents domestic violence and ensures survivors have the resources to recover and seek justice:"
April 5, 2019 Hoyer Statement on March Jobs Report
April 5, 2019 Tweet - "As House Democrats continue to work to advance #HR6, the Dream & Promise Act, I encourage all #DACA recipients to check that their legal status is up to date. If their status expires before 2020, they should renew now."
April 5, 2019 House Democrats Vote to Condemn the Trump Administration's Sabotage of Health Care, Reauthorize VAWA
April 5, 2019 Tweet - "The March #JobsReport shows once again that, while our economy continues growth dating back to President Obama's recovery program, the central challenges we faced at the beginning of the Trump Administration remain."
April 5, 2019 Tweet - "The March #JobsReport shows once again that, while our economy continues growth dating back to President Obama's recovery program, the central challenges we faced at the beginning of the Trump Administration remain."
April 5, 2019 The Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
April 4, 2019 Hoyer Statement on House's Intention to Initiate a Lawsuit Against the Transfer of Funds for the President's Border Wall
April 4, 2019 Legislative Program
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "As a member of the House's Bipartisan Legal Advisory Committee, I voted today to initiate a lawsuit against the Trump Admin for illegally moving appropriated funds for his border wall. The House will take all actions necessary to uphold the Constitution."
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "The #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct Reauthorization of 2019 makes improvements to existing law based on feedback from domestic violence advocates so that we can end the scourge of domestic violence and better assist survivors. That's why I'm proud to vote for #VAWA19 on the Floor today."
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "On the 51st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s death, we remember his work to ensure equal rights and justice under the law. Let us honor his life and legacy by recommitting ourselves to continuing that work. #MLK51"
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "I just voted for #VAWA19 to reauthorize the #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct & strengthen the law. House Dems are committed to preventing domestic violence and assisting all survivors, including vulnerable populations."
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "Today, the House of Representatives will vote to reauthorize the #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct with improvements to current law to prevent domestic violence, assist survivors, and support law enforcement. I'm proud to stand with advocates like @NTFSDV in support of #VAWA19."
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "The #ViolenceAgainstWomenAct Reauthorization of 2019 ensures that resources to prevent domestic violence and aid survivors are accessible to underserved communities, including #LGBT Americans. I'm proud to vote for this legislation today. #VAWA19"
April 4, 2019 Directing the Removal of United States Armed Forces From Hostilities in the Republic of Yemen That Have Not Been Authorized By Congress
April 4, 2019 Tweet - "Today, @EnergyCommerce is marking up #HR9, which prohibits @POTUS from withdrawing from the #ParisAgreement. Following consideration by committees, I will bring this bill to the Floor to address the threat posed by #ClimateChange to public health & the economy. #ActOnClimate"
April 3, 2019 Hoyer Statement on NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's Address to Congress
April 3, 2019 Tweet - "Last week, the Trump Admin supported a court case that would end the #ACA, kick millions off coverage, & raise costs for millions more. This week, the House will vote on @RepColinAllred's resolution to condemn @POTUS' attempts to sabotage Americans' health care. #ProtectOurCare"
April 2, 2019 Tweet - "I spoke on the Floor today in support of @RepColinAllred's resolution to condemn President Trump's sabotage of the Affordable Care Act. I urge Republicans to join Democrats in voting to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions."
April 2, 2019 Tweet - "#ClimateChange does not only threaten our environment & public health -- it imperils our national security, too. I thank @HouseForeign for discussing this important issue in their hearing today on the impact of climate change on our security. It's past time to #ActOnClimate."
April 2, 2019 Tweet - "Americans should have peace of mind that they will not be burdened by unexpected and exorbitantly expensive medical bills when they seek care. I applaud my colleagues on @EdLaborCmte for holding an important hearing today to examine surprise medical billing."
April 2, 2019 Tweet - "At my weekly press conference this morning I said that the House will consider @RepColinAllred's resolution condemning the Trump Admin's sabotage of the #ACA. I hope all Members who claim they want to protect Americans with pre-existing conditions will vote for this resolution."
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