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November 29, 2011

Hoyer Statement at NASA Employee Town Hall

GREENBELT MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) joined Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congresswoman Donna Edwards for a town hall meeting at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to discuss with employees legislative issues important to the Goddard community. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “I am always excited to visit NASA’s Goddard Center where you continue to carry out the mission of exploring what President Kennedy called the new frontier.

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November 28, 2011

Hoyer Receives Nancy S. Grasmick Leadership in Early Care and Education Award

ANNAPOLIS MD – This afternoon Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) accepted the Nancy S. Grasmick Leadership in Early Care and Education Award from the Maryland Family Network. The Grasmick award is given to a Marylander who through his or her outstanding record of accomplishments exemplifies the commitment to young children their families their teachers and care providers that former Maryland State School Superintendent Dr. Nancy Grasmick embodied throughout her career.

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November 21, 2011

Hoyer Meets with Prince George’s County Workforce Investment Board

LARGO MD – This afternoon Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) met with members of the Prince George’s County Workforce Investment Board to hear about their workforce development programs and how they are working to help Prince George’s residents get back to work. “I was pleased to meet today with the Prince George’s County Workforce Investment Board to learn about how this local program is benefitting residents entering and returning to the workforce and employers seeking qualified candidates for employment ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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October 20, 2011

Hoyer Statement on Signing of Congressional Redistricting Map

FIFTH DISTRICT MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement after Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the congressional redistricting map for Maryland: “This afternoon Governor O’Malley signed Maryland’s Congressional redistricting map after it was approved by the General Assembly. I am pleased that the new Congressional map does not make drastic changes to the Fifth District which I have been proud to represent.

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October 20, 2011

Hoyer Visits County to Promote Trades Manufacturing

Southern Maryland News By Gretchen Phillips U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer visited the College of Southern Maryland’s Center for Trades and Energy Training and said the center’s efforts prove that many in the area are working hard to make it in America. Hoyer (D-Md. 5th) the House minority whip toured the Waldorf facility Monday before engaging in a roundtable discussion with students staff and employers on workforce development and job training.

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September 28, 2011

Rep. Steny Hoyer and First Generation Alumni Praise Pell Grant Program

Baltimore Sun By Gwendolyn Glenn Lonnie Moore a Morgan State University graduate is a sales team leader for IBM. Tiwana Smith a graduate of Maryland Eastern Shore University is a probation officer in Raleigh N.C. Tiara Matthews and Alonzo Washington are graduates of the University of Maryland. Matthews works at a juvenile detention center in Prince George's County and Washington is chief of staff for District 2 County Council member Will Campos.

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September 12, 2011

Congressman Hoyer inspects Charles flood damage

Southern Maryland NewspapersU.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer visited Charles County on Sunday September 11 to inspect damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee according to a Charles County press release. Joined by Commissioner President Candice Quinn Kelly Commissioner Ken Robinson County Administrator Dr.

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September 6, 2011

Hoyer gives St. Mary’s athletes the Olympic treatment

Southern Maryland NewspapersOlympians are a rare breed. But an entire soccer team of them is native to St. Mary’s County. Nearly two months after it won gold at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens with a 2-1 victory over Spain the U.S. men’s soccer team comprised entirely of players from St. Mary’s assembled the morning of Aug. 26 at Chancellor’s Run Regional Park for a little due recognition from Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md. 5th). “The gold medal winners ” Hoyer said as he began shaking hands with each player inside the park’s Softball Hall of Fame.

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August 31, 2011

Women's Equality Day

The GazetteTina Tchen chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama listens Aug. 25 as U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyerspeaks during the ninth annual Women's Equality Day Luncheon held at Colony South Hotel in Clinton.

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August 28, 2011

St. Mary's: Power Out; Downed Trees Lines

BayNet A dawn broke Sunday in St. Mary’s County anyone with a chain saw became the most popular person in the neighborhood. Hurricane Irene left in its wake many downed trees and power lines and a large population without power. Although most waterfront areas unlike Isabel were spared major flooding there were some notable exceptions including the St. Mary’s River in Great Mills and Town Run in Leonardtown at Maryland Antiques Center and the Port of Leonardtown.

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