Recent News and Press

Hoyer Statement on President Obama’s 
FY 2015 Budget Proposal

The President’s budget released today reflects important priorities for the state of Maryland and our nation – increasing economic opportunity, promoting job growth, and strengthening our national security, while addressing our long-term fiscal sustainability.

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Visit to Upper Marlboro, Maryland

I’m proud President Obama chose to visit Prince George’s County once again to discuss the priorities he laid out in his State of the Union address.

Hoyer Attends "Southern Md Regional Update: Innovation, Diversification, Education and Anchors" Forum

I was pleased to join members of our community today to discuss the progress we are making in Southern Maryland to diversify our economy, promote innovation, and secure the high-skill, high-wage jobs we need for a strong future.

Hoyer Attends Annual Democratic Legislative Lunch

I was pleased to attend the annual Legislative Lunch today, and as we look forward to 2014, I’m proud that Democrats are united behind Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on a number of issues, including expanding access to health care and raising the minimum wage.

Hoyer Statement on Start of Second Session of 113th Congress

Today, as the 113th Congress begins its second session, I’m hopeful that Congress can focus on issues important to the Fifth District, including helping working families achieve a secure place in the middle class and supporting the creation of well-paying jobs. That’s why I continue to urge my colleagues to take up additional Make It In America bills, many of which enjoy bipartisan support, and to raise the minimum wage.