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April 19, 2013

Thanks to Hoyer for Efforts on Violence Against Women Act

Letter to the Editor

This month, President Obama signed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act into law, which will provide strong protections for all victims of domestic violence. I’d like to thank Congressman Steny Hoyer for his efforts to ensure this bill was passed and that it protected all victims, including immigrants, Native American women and members of the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered community

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March 27, 2013

Democrats honor Hoyer with Goldstein Award at annual dinner

Southern Maryland News By AMANDA HARRISON Staff writer  About 450 Calvert County and Maryland Democrats gathered to honor the longest-serving member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland at the 15th annual Louis L. Goldstein Dinner. U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md. 5th) received the Calvert County Democratic Central Committee’s Louis L. Goldstein Award for echoing the qualities of Goldstein a former Maryland comptroller and state senator representing Calvert County who died in 1998. “I am honored to be honored in the name of Louis Goldstein ” Hoyer 73 said.

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March 27, 2013

Hoyer Hears of Harm from Federal ‘Sequester’ Cuts

Visits Charles Co. to hear from those affected firsthand

Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) said that when folks in Washington talk about cutting funds by certain percentages, they are only seeing numbers. He said it was important for him to listen to whom the cuts would affect, and it was important for those people to make their cases known in Washington.

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March 13, 2013

Hoyer Highlights Sequester's Impact at Paint Branch Elementary

House Minority Whip and Maryland Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-5th) met with teachers, parents, and support staff at Paint Branch Elementary School Tuesday morning to discuss the effects of federal spending cuts on Head Start services in Maryland.

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March 7, 2013

Rep. Hoyer: Budget Sequestration to Impact Md. Jobs, Education, Health Care

Maryland’s employment, education and health care sectors will all be negatively impacted by federal sequestration, Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told the AFRO.

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February 13, 2013

Federal Workers’ Unions Rally Near Capitol to Protest Sequestration

“Here we are once again on the brink of a fiscal meltdown,” said a statement from Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the House’s second-ranking Democrat. His Maryland district is home to thousands of federal employees.

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February 13, 2013

Steny Hoyer Hosts Black History Breakfast in Waldorf

The Black History Month breakfast staged annually by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was held Feb. 9 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf, Md.

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January 23, 2013

Md. Delegation Pumps 'Violence Against Women' and 'Paycheck Fairness' Acts

The Maryland delegation put women's issues at the forefront of its agenda Wednesday with the reintroduction of both the Violence Against Women Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act.

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November 6, 2012

Hoyer Breezes to 17th term

Wins Majorities Across 5th District

U.S. House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer swept Maryland House Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell in Tuesday’s election, winning majorities in each of the 5th Congressional District’s jurisdictions en route to his 17th congressional term.

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October 14, 2012

Washington Post Endorsement

Mr. Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, is an effective, highly sensible lawmaker with a record of getting things done. He deserves reelection.

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