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.
The HillBy Alicia Cohn Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) this week is unveiling his next step in the battle over voting rights in the form of a pop-up Web application that informs people where to vote and how to register. Hoyer and Rep. Robert Brady (D-Pa.) the ranking Democrat on the House Administration Committee sent a letter to colleagues dated Monday to introduce the new application and encourage members to use it specifically recommending sharing it through social media.
WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered a speech today on the role of manufacturing in building a strong and competitive economy and announced a new list of bills as part of the Democrats’ Make It In America plan. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “As he prepared to take office President Kennedy spoke to a nation troubled by anxiety over America’s leadership in the world and uncertainty over whether future Americans would inherit a strong and secure economy. “He offered not soothing words but a rousing appeal and an exhortation to action.
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LARGO MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) met with local African American business leaders to discuss the Make It In America plan and how it can help local businesses grow and create jobs. “I want to thank these business leaders for joining me today to discuss how we can strengthen our economy and support job creation ” said Congressman Hoyer. “Maryland’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy and I’m committed to ensuring they have the resources they need to expand and put more Marylanders back to work.
ST. LEONARD MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) participated in former State Senator Bernie Fowler’s 25th Annual Wade-In today at Jefferson Patterson Park. Following his remarks Congressman Hoyer presented Fowler with a U.S. Flag flown over the Capitol and a Congressional Record statement commending him for starting this effort to emphasize the importance of working together to clean up Maryland's Patuxent River – a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.
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WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement after President Obama signed into law the bipartisan bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank: “I was honored to join the President today as he signed into law a bipartisan bill that I helped negotiate to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
ST. LEONARD MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended a tour of the Morgan State Estuarine Research Center (ERC) and was briefed on their Oyster Hatchery project. Local watermen who are benefitting from the program joined him at the briefing. “I was pleased to see the progress that has been made since the oyster hatchery opened and hear firsthand how it is benefitting local watermen ” stated Congressman Hoyer. “I am committed to making the investments needed to continue this work.
Prince George’s SentinelThroughout our history the most fundamental safeguard of liberty equality and opportunity has always been the right to vote. Whenever that right was denied Americans banded together to demand full inclusion in our democracy from the rousing addresses of Maryland’s own Frederick Douglass to the marches for women’s suffrage culminating with the Freedom Rides of the 1960s. Today with a pivotal election just six months away the right to vote is once again under threat from Republican-controlled state legislatures seeking to restrict access to the ballot.