ANNAPOLIS MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) joined federal state and local elected officials at theAnnual Democratic Legislative Lunch to discuss priorities for the General Assembly. “I was pleased to attend the annual Legislative Lunch today and as we look forward to 2014 I’m proud that Democrats are united behind Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on a number of issues including expanding access to health care and raising the minimum wage ” said Congressman Hoyer.
WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today on the beginning of the second session of the 113th Congress: “Today as the 113th Congress begins its second session I’m hopeful that Congress can focus on issues important to the Fifth District including helping working families achieve a secure place in the middle class and supporting the creation of well-paying jobs.
ANNAPOLIS MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the Maryland Black Caucus Foundation (MBCF) Legislative Conference joining attendees at the Maryland Black Mayors Roundtable. “Under the O’Malley-Brown Administration our state has made real strides in attracting jobs and growing opportunities for Marylanders – but there is still much more work to do ” stated Congressman Hoyer.
PIKESVILLE MD – Last night Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered remarks at a reception during the Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO 29th Biennial Convention. At the event he thanked the organization for their endorsement which was voted on earlier in the day. “I was pleased to join the Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO and thank them for their endorsement ” stated Congressman Hoyer. “I am proud of the work that we have engaged in together to fight against attacks on workers’ rights and promote the creation of jobs and opportunities.
UPPER MARLBORO MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the Prince George’s County Ploughman & Fisherman Breakfast. At the breakfast he joined in celebrating Democratic success in Prince George’s County and in honoring award recipients Council Chair Andrea Harrison Delegate Melony Griffith Norma Lindsay and Cheryl Landis. “I was pleased to join fellow Prince George’s Democrats today to discuss our vision for a strong middle class commonsense fiscal policies and investment in growing jobs and opportunities ” stated Congressman Hoyer.
ANNAPOLIS MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after officially filing his candidacy for re-election to represent Maryland’s Fifth District in the U.S. House of Representatives: “I am proud to seek re-election in Maryland’s Fifth District which I have been honored to represent in Congress. Throughout my career I have fought tirelessly to protect and create good-paying jobs put our nation on a sound fiscal path strengthen the middle class support our seniors and veterans and secure fair pay and benefits for federal employees.
WALDORF MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) hosted the 11thAnnual Women's Equality Day Luncheon today joining women from around the Fifth District to celebrate Women’s Equality Day which was last week. At the event Congressman Hoyer introduced the keynote speaker Rebecca Pearce Executive Director of the Maryland Health Connection.
GREENBELT MD – On Friday evening Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the Maryland and District of Columbia AFL-CIO’s Annual “Salute to Leadership” Awards Dinner. At the event John J. Sweeney President Emeritus of AFL-CIO was recognized as the 2013 Salute Honoree and Dwight R. Bowman former National Vice President of the American Federal of Government Employees District 14 was honored with the 2013 Carr/Fouche Legacy Award posthumously.
WALDORF MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the 2013 Truman-Kennedy Dinner hosted by the Charles County Democratic Central Committee this evening and delivered remarks. At the event Nancy Schertler was honored with the Truman Award Walt Powell was honored with the Kennedy Award and Marie Lancaster was honored with the John Thomas Parran Award. “I was honored to join the Charles County Democratic Central Committee this evening and join in recognizing Nancy Walt and Marie for all that they do in our community ” stated Congressman Hoyer.
HAGERSTOWN MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the 9th annual Western Maryland Democratic Summit today. At the event he delivered the Afternoon Keynote Address and participated in a panel discussion led by former Maryland Secretary of State John Willis on the 2012 election. “I was honored by the opportunity to come to Hagerstown and spend time with the outstanding Western Maryland Democrats who helped send John Delaney to Congress and turn Western Maryland from red to blue ” stated Congressman Hoyer.