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August 16, 2012

Hoyer Attends Tour and Briefing at Greater Baden Medical Services

BRANDYWINE MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended a tour and briefing at Greater Baden Medical Services (GBMS) which provides health care services to residents of Southern Prince George’s County and Charles and St. Mary’s counties. Following the tour and briefing Congressman Hoyer read to young people in the waiting room as part of their Reach Out and Read program which advises parents about the importance of reading aloud and giving developmentally-appropriate books to children.

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August 15, 2012

New Veterans Clinic Coming to Charlotte Hall

Southern Maryland NewsBy Jason Babcock The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced last month it is planning to open 13 new community-based outpatient clinics across nine states including one in Charlotte Hall. The outpatient clinics serve veterans who live in more rural areas. There is a clinic operating now at the campus of the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. A new clinic will be operational in 2013 said U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md. 5th).

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August 9, 2012

Small-Business Owners Encouraged to Expand Market Across the Globe

Prince George’s SentinelBy Sarah Hainesworth Expand your market by thinking globally was just one of the tips small business owners learned July 31 at the Maryland is for Entrepreneurs event at Bowie State University.  The event was presented by the Maryland Small Business Development Center and featured special guest Rep. Steny Hoyer. Business owners were also able to network and learn strategies to make their business more profitable. Russell C.

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August 3, 2012

Hoyer Statement on July 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 July: “While I am encouraged that our economy is continuing to add private sector jobs for the twenty-ninth consecutive month with 172 000 private sector jobs created in July more must be done to move our jobs recovery forward. That’s why I have been urging Congress to extend middle class tax cuts for America’s families and small businesses and pursue the Make It In America jobs plan.

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July 31, 2012

Congressman Hoyer and UMD President Wallace Loh Visit NAS Patuxent River

PATUXENT RIVER MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh visited Naval Air Station Patuxent River. At Congressman Hoyer’s invitation President Loh and a delegation from the University of Maryland attended a briefing and tour of the facilities. “I want to thank President Loh for visiting NAS Patuxent River today so that he could see firsthand the talent and world-class capabilities of Pax River ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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July 31, 2012

Hoyer Delivers Remarks at “Maryland is for Entrepreneurs” Event

BOWIE MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered remarks at the “Maryland is for Entrepreneurs: 27 Tools and Strategies to Build a More Profitable Business” event which he hosted with the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “All of you are here at a pivotal moment for small businesses in Maryland and in our country.

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July 19, 2012

Hoyer Statement on New Community-Based Outpatient Clinic to be Opened in Charlotte Hall

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced plans to open a new Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Charlotte Hall Maryland which is expected to become operational in 2013: “All veterans no matter where they live should have access to high-quality health care and today’s announcement that the VA plans to open a new CBOC in Charlotte Hall will ensure that Southern Maryland veterans have access to the services they need close to home.

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July 12, 2012

Hoyer Op-ed: ‘Make It In America’ Key to Americans Making It

Politico Democrats introduced a comprehensive jobs plan two years ago to get more Americans back to work by creating the right conditions for manufacturing businesses to invest expand and hire. Our plan called “Make It in America ” aims to revitalize our manufacturing sector in order to increase economic competitiveness and create jobs that won’t be shipped overseas.  Manufacturing has been a bright spot in our economic recovery increasing jobs and helping other sectors expand.

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July 12, 2012

Hoyer Holds Conference Call with Fifth District Make It In America Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON DC – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) held a conference call with members of the Fifth District Make It In America Advisory Committee which includes local manufacturers business leaders labor organizations education officials economic development agencies and others.

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July 11, 2012

Hoyer Unveils New App to Ensure All Americans Are Aware of Their Voting Rights

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement after launching a new interactive online voting rights app he developed along with House Administration Committee Ranking Member Rep. Robert Brady (PA).  The app offers state-specific data for all 50 states and six U.S. territories and includes information on voter registration new voting requirements and early voting.

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