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May 1, 2014

Hoyer Statement On Military Appreciation Month

Americans have always looked to the men and women of our Armed Forces with gratitude and appreciation for placing their lives on the line to defend our freedoms, and as we begin observing National Military Appreciation Month throughout May, let us continue to salute their heroism, service, and sacrifice. 

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April 30, 2014

Hoyer Applauds Investments In FY 2015 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill

I’m pleased the House passed this legislation today, which makes important investments at military installations in and around the Fifth District and provides additional resources to the men and women who bravely served our nation in uniform.

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April 22, 2014

Hoyer Statement On Earth Day

On Earth Day we are reminded of the special responsibility we have to preserve our land, air, water, and other natural resources for generations to come.

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April 9, 2014

Hoyer Statement On Maryland Legislation To Expand Early Childhood Education

I applaud Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on making access to early childhood education a top legislative priority and for working with the Maryland General Assembly to enact the Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Act of 2014.

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April 7, 2014

Hoyer Statement on Final Passage of Maryland Minimum Wage Increase

Today, the Maryland General Assembly took significant action to help lift Maryland families out of poverty and help ensure they have the opportunity to succeed by raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

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March 24, 2014

Hoyer Joins Team Maryland For "We're All In: Bringing The Fbi To Prince George's County" Press Conference

With close proximity to Washington, efficient transit connections, world-class institutions of research and higher education, and great neighborhoods, Prince George’s County is the right choice for the FBI’s new, consolidated headquarters. 

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March 7, 2014

Hoyer Attends Annual Louis Goldstein Dinner

It was a great honor to receive the Louis L. Goldstein Award last year, and I can think of no more deserving recipient for this year’s award than our outstanding Governor, Martin O’Malley.

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March 4, 2014

Hoyer Statement on President Obama’s 
FY 2015 Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015: “The President’s budget released today reflects important priorities for the state of Maryland and our nation – increasing economic opportunity promoting job growth and strengthening our national security while addressing our long-term fiscal sustainability. It also makes important investments in the Fifth District.

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February 18, 2014

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's Visit to Upper Marlboro Maryland

UPPER MARLBORO MD– Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after President Obama visited Upper Marlboro Maryland to discuss his plan to improve the fuel efficiency of American trucks:  “I’m proud President Obama chose to visit Prince George’s County once again to discuss the priorities he laid out in his State of the Union address.

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February 17, 2014

Hoyer Attends Southern Md Regional Update: Innovation Diversification Education and Anchors Forum

PRINCE FREDERICK MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended a forum with military officials educators business leaders and other stakeholders on potential economic growth in Southern Maryland. The program “Southern Maryland Regional Update: Innovation Diversification Education and Anchors. It’s All About Regional Collaboration ” was hosted by the Patuxent Partnership Southern Maryland Navy Alliance and the Energetics Technology Center.

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