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October 5, 2012

Hoyer Statement on September Jobs Report

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for September: “Today’s jobs report confirms that America’s economy is moving forward.  With 104 000 private sector jobs added in September and our unemployment rate dropping below 8% for the first time in almost four years more Americans are heading back to work for the thirty-first consecutive month as our recovery continues.

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September 26, 2012

Hoyer Cardin Visit Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

Bay Net By Andy Marquis Congressman Steny Hoyer (D: MD-5th) and United States Senator Ben Cardin (D: MD) visited a foreclosure prevention workshop at the College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata campus on Saturday. They stressed the importance of knowledge and spoke about what President Barack Obama (D) has done to help those underwater. Multiple banks were offering advice. Attorneys and counselors were also on hand to provide advice to people. Hoyer and Cardin both toured the event.

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September 22, 2012

Hoyer Hosts Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

LA PLATA MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended a foreclosure prevention workshop that he hosted along with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development and Charles County government to provide housing services to Maryland residents. “As we continue to recover from the worst economic period since the Great Depression a lot of good responsible people are having a tough time making ends meet ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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September 22, 2012

Some Anne Arundel Queen Anne's Manufacturers Keep Product Lines Local

Capital GazetteBy Shanteé Woodards Trisha Klein places pins on her world map each time one of her custom-made aprons sells internationally. The Arnold resident who runs Mama’s Apron Strings from her basement has sold to customers in Thailand Brazil Scotland France and Italy among other countries. And as the national focus shifts to increasing manufacturing in the United States she has seen a growing demand for her ‘Made in Annapolis’ label. “It’s picking up; people are trying to buy American ” said Klein who has been selling her $42 aprons since 2006.

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September 7, 2012

Hoyer Statement on August Jobs Report

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for August: “For the thirtieth month straight our economy continued to add private sector jobs in August.  With 103 000 more Americans back to work last month in the private sector and the unemployment rate dropping from 8.3% to 8.1% our economic recovery is moving forward and our nation is headed in the right direction.  “While encouraging today's report also shows that we have more work to do.

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September 5, 2012

Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer to Address Democratic National Convention Tonight

CHARLOTTE NC – Tonight at approximately 8:00 P.M. ET House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD) will address the Democratic National Convention. The following is a transcript of his speech as prepared for delivery:  “I’m proud to be here tonight to support President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden for a second term.  “President Obama has spent the last four years seeking the solutions we need to meet our challenges.  He has spent his first term focused on building a strong economy and growing the middle class.

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August 29, 2012

Expansion Planned For UAVs at Webster Field

Southern Maryland NewsBy Nicole Clark Maryland Army National guardsmen have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan where they flew unmanned aircraft that helped them outwit their enemies. In one incident guardsmen watched insurgents load improvised explosive devices into two vehicles. “What our guys did was call in an airstrike and they dropped 500-pound bombs on the cars ” said spokesman Lt. Col. Charles Kohler.

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August 29, 2012

Hoyer Pays Baden Medical A Visit

Southern Maryland NewsU.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md 5th) and Capitol Hill staffers visited Greater Baden Medical Service’s Brandywine community health center in August kicking off the organization’s 40th anniversary. A celebration is scheduled for Oct. 23 at Newton White Mansion in Prince George’s County. During the nearly two-hour visit the congressman read a book to a group of youngsters and spoke with their parents parents during the medical clinic’s first Reach Out and Read story time in the pediatric waiting area.

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August 28, 2012

Hoyer Hosts 10th Annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon

WASHINGTON DC – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) hosted the 10th Annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon an event he hosts each year to celebrate Women’s Equality Day with women from the Fifth District. “The fight for women’s equality in America has been a long battle ” said Congressman Hoyer. “It began in earnest when the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention produced the Declaration of Sentiments and sparked a movement that sought to upend the entire social system that had existed for centuries and continued with the adoption of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

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August 17, 2012

Hoyer Meets with Prince George’s County Advisory Committee on Aging to Discuss the Affordable Care Act

GREENBELT MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) met with the Prince George’s County Advisory Committee on Aging to discuss how seniors are benefitting from the Affordable Care Act as well as other important issues concerning seniors in Maryland.

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