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Steny Hoyer's Public Statements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

Office: U.S. House (MD) - District 5, Democratic Minority Whip
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
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Feb. 5, 2018 Tweet - "I join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Family & Medical Leave Act. For a quarter of a century, Americans have been protected from losing their jobs as a result of illness, pregnancy, adoption, or caring for a loved-one. #FMLA25 1/2"
Feb. 5, 2018 Hoyer Statement Marking the 25th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act
Jan. 30, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Democrats and State of the Union DREAMer Guests to Highlight the Urgent Need to Protect DREAMers
Jan. 30, 2018 Tweet - "Great to meet #DREAMers who are guests of House Dems at tonight's #SOTU. These young people have inspirational stories & are contributing to their communities. I will continue to advocate to #ProtectDREAMers so these young people can continue to contribute to our nation's future."
Jan. 17, 2018 Hoyer Meets with Maryland Dreamers and CASA
Jan. 11, 2018 Hoyer Discusses the Urgent Need for a Legislative Solution to Protect DREAMers on CNN
Jan. 11, 2018 Tweet - "I joined @CNN @NewDay this morning to discuss the meeting at the White House this week & Democrats' work to #ProtectDREAMers. There is overwhelming consensus that Congress should pass a permanent solution to allow DREAMers to remain here, and we ought to take up a bill ASAP."
Jan. 10, 2018 Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Hispanic Caucus Chair Lujan Grisham and DREAMers to Call for Immediate Legislative Action to Protect DREAMers
Jan. 10, 2018 Hoyer Statement on Federal District Court Ruling on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program
Jan. 9, 2018 Hoyer Statement on White House Meeting
Jan. 3, 2018 Tweet - "Bipartisan former @DHSGov Secretaries agree that Congress must act as soon as possible to #ProtectDREAMers -- not wait until March. Every day, #DREAMers are losing their protections, and I urge GOP leadership to allow a vote on the #DREAMActNow."
Dec. 20, 2017 Tweet - "While Republicans waste time on #GOPTaxScam, they are ignoring priorities like a bipartisan reauthorization of #CHIP. It's time for GOP to work w Dems to reauthorize the program on a bipartisan basis. Health coverage for 9 million children depends on it."
Dec. 5, 2017 Tweet - "On the Floor today, the House will consider seven bills, none of which fund the government, reauthorize #CHIP, #ProtectDREAMers, or address other priorities we must act on before the end of the year."
Nov. 3, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Republicans' Partisan Bill to Reauthorize CHIP
Sept. 15, 2017 Democrats Continue to Call on Republicans to Bring the DREAM Act to the Floor
Sept. 13, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Bipartisan Deal to Reauthorize CHIP in the Senate
Sept. 8, 2017 Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Whip Hoyer Announce Process to Launch a Discharge Petition to Force a Vote on the DREAM Act
Aug. 15, 2017 Hoyer Discusses the Importance of the Children's Health Insurance Program
Aug. 1, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Defense of DACA Program
June 27, 2017 Hoyer Statement on Report Highlighting Impact of TrumpCare on Children with Disabilities in Maryland
March 29, 2017 Democratic House Members Hold Forum on Impact of Trump Immigration Policies on Children and Families
Feb. 13, 2017 Hoyer, Maloney, Comstock, Beyer and Raskin Join With Federal Workers to Highlight Need for Paid Parental Leave
Feb. 13, 2017 Maloney, Hoyer, Comstock, Beyer and Raskin Join with Federal Workers to Highlight Need for Paid Parental Leave
Feb. 8, 2017 Democrats Highlight Impact of Reckless ACA Repeal on Our Nation's Children
Dec. 6, 2016 Cardin, Mikulski, Team Maryland Announce $15 Million in Federal Funding To Expand High-Quality Preschool Programs
Oct. 4, 2016 Hoyer Visits Prince George County Family Justice Center
May 16, 2016 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Todd Rokita Chairman of Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Robert Scott, Ranking Member of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce; Marcia Fudge, Ranking Member on Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education - Payne, Jr. Joins More than 100 Members of Congress in Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill
May 16, 2016 Hoyer Statement on Letter Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill
May 16, 2016 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill
March 3, 2016 Hoyer Statement on the Decision to Expand Medicaid for Flint Residents
March 2, 2016 Hoyer, Roe Introduce the School-Based Asthma Management Program Act
March 2, 2016 Adams, McGovern, Pelosi, Hoyer, Becerra, House Democrats Call for Strong Bipartisan Action to Address Poverty
Feb. 12, 2016 Poverty and the Budget
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids
Sept. 21, 2015 Hoyer Speaks at Domestic Violence Awareness Event in Prince George's County
July 31, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy
June 24, 2015 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities
June 24, 2015 Letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson, Department of Homeland Security - Family Detention Facilities
May 27, 2015 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - Family Detention
April 28, 2015 Hoyer: I'm Confident the Supreme Court Will Reaffirm Equal Rights in Today's Marriage Equality Cases
April 23, 2015 Fast Track and Marriage Equality
April 23, 2015 Fast Track And Marriage Equality
March 26, 2015 Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015
March 6, 2015 Hoyer Joins Amicus Brief on Marriage Equality Cases
Jan. 26, 2015 House Democrats introduce Federal Employee Paid Parental Leave Act
Jan. 16, 2015 Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Consider Marriage Equality Cases
Dec. 10, 2014 Mikulski, Cardin Lead Team Maryland in Announcing $15 Million in Federal Funding to Provide High-Quality Preschool Programs in Maryland
Oct. 16, 2014 "Governing for Results' Series Focuses on Combating Domestic Violence in Maryland
Oct. 3, 2014 Hoyer Hosts "My Brother's Keeper Event" with Senator Ben Cardin
Sept. 29, 2014 Hoyer Delivers Speech on House Democrats' Vision of a Congress on Your Side
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