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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.