DMV leaders react to leaked Supreme Court draft opinion on overturning Roe v. Wade


WASHINGTON — Politicians across D.C., Maryland and Virginia have put out statements after a groundbreaking Politico report shared a draft decision suggesting the court could be poised to overturn Roe v. Wade in the coming months.

Maryland prepares to increase its abortion capacity as future of Roe v. Wade in doubt

The Baltimore Sun

Long before Monday night’s revelation that five U.S. Supreme Court justices are likely to overturn 50 years of legal precedent in Roe v. Wade, Democratic legislators had begun preparations for Maryland to accept more abortion-seekers from out of state.

As of July 1, a new law will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and midwives — not just physicians — to perform abortions in Maryland. The law was vetoed by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, but that decision was overridden by the heavily Democratic state legislature.

Hoyer Remarks at Press Event Endorsing Wes Moore as the Next Governor of Maryland

BOWIE, MD – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) delivered the following remarks at a press event at the Bowie State University MARC Station formally announcing his endorsement of Wes Moore as the next Democratic governor of the state of Maryland. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:

“I did not plan to endorse any of the gubernatorial candidates in this primary, given the talented field of Democratic contenders.  All of them are highly qualified and would do an honest and credible job as governor of Maryland.

“Over the course of this campaign, however, I’ve gotten to know Wes Moore.

Steny Hoyer Endorses Wes Moore In His Campaign To Be Maryland’s Next Governor

The BayNet

HUGHESVILLE, Md. – On April 19, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) toured the construction site and received a briefing about the building process for the Health Sciences Center at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM).

Steny Hoyer Endorses Wes Moore for Maryland Governor

The Washington Informer

Wes Moore has received another major endorsement in his quest to become the Democratic Party’s nominee for Maryland governor – most recently from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer.

Hoyer, the second-highest-ranking Democratic in the House of Representatives and one of the longest-serving members in Congress, said Moore brings youthful exuberance, extraordinary leadership and counts as the only combat veteran in the race. Moore served in the Army as a paratrooper reaching the rank of captain.

Hoyer endorses Wes Moore in Maryland’s gubernatorial race


BOWIE, Md. (WDVM) — House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced that he is endorsing Democrat Wes Moore for Maryland’s upcoming gubernatorial race.

Moore launched his campaign for governor back in June. He’s best known for his military service, running a nonprofit, and his autobiography titled, “The Other Wes Moore.” Hoyer said he supports Moore as a veteran and candidate who will fight against poverty.

Md. Gov. candidate Wes Moore gets big endorsement from House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer


Twenty-term, 5th district congressman and U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer threw his support behind author and businessman Wes Moore in the July 19 Maryland gubernatorial primary Friday. 

“Today I am letting all of those who have supported me for so long who believe my insight may have some worth,” said Hoyer, “I am endorsing Wes Moore for Governor of the state of Maryland.”

At an event at the Bowie State University MARC station Hoyer praising Moore’s leadership abilities and vision for the state. 

Political Notes: Hoyer Endorses Wes Moore for Governor, Plus Legislative Candidates Backed by CASA in Action, Sierra Club

Maryland Matters

Gubernatorial hopeful Wes Moore pulled in a coveted Democratic endorsement Friday, when U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced his support for the former nonprofit CEO and author.

Hoyer backs Moore in Maryland governor race

The Hill

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) endorsed Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore this week, the top Democrat in the state so far to back the author and former combat veteran.

Hoyer endorses Moore in Maryland governor race


House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is wading into the crowded Democatic gubernatorial primary in his home state of Maryland, endorsing author and entrepreneur Wes Moore.

Hoyer endorses Wes Moore for Maryland governor


House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is endorsing Democrat Wes Moore in the crowded Maryland governor’s race, WTOP has learned.

Hoyer Tours College of Southern Maryland Health Sciences Construction Site

The BayNet

HUGHESVILLE, Md. – On April 19, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) toured the construction site and received a briefing about the building process for the Health Sciences Center at the College of Southern Maryland (CSM).

Hoyer Statement on Delegate Jazz Lewis

BOWIE, MD – This afternoon, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement on Delegate Jazz Lewis:

“Jazz Lewis is a dear, dear friend of mine, who I have been honored to work alongside over the last decade. While I know that Jazz would have made an extraordinary Representative for the Fourth District, I deeply respect his decision to step out of the race.

Biden signs USPS reform legislation into law, as agency seeks higher mail prices

Federal News Network

A long-awaited reform bill expected to save the Postal Service a total of $107 billion is now law.

President Joe Biden signed the Postal Service Reform Act into law Wednesday. The House and Senate passed the bill with strong bipartisan support last month.

Hoyer Statement on the New Fifth Congressional District

BOWIE, MD – This evening, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement on the new Maryland Congressional Map, which was signed into law in Annapolis today:

“For more than 40 years, I’ve been proud to serve the people in Maryland’s Fifth Congressional District. It is an honor to represent parts of Prince George’s County, and I've especially enjoyed advancing projects such as the New Consolidated FBI Headquarters, securing investments for initiatives at the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, and advocating on behalf of the Goddard Space Flight Center."

Hoyer, Cardin, Van Hollen Announce More Than $1.2 Million to Early Childhood Education Programs in St. Mary’s County

The Southern Maryland Chronicle

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) today announced $1,277,001 in federal funding for the St. Mary’s County Board of Education’s Head Start programs to expand early learning, development, health services, and family well-being.

Biden administration commits to a suburban FBI HQ. But a host of questions remain.

Washington Business Journal

Hundreds of FBI personnel will remain in D.C., in a new space, per new budget language.

Biden brings back plans to move FBI headquarters to suburbs in 2023 budget request

Federal News Network

The Biden administration is planning to move the FBI’s headquarters out of the District of Columbia and build a new campus in suburban Virginia or Maryland.

The White House, in its fiscal 2023 budget request released Monday said the FBI’s current headquarters at the J. Edgar Hoover building in downtown D.C. “can no longer support the long-term mission of the FBI.”

Steny Hoyer Meets With Superintendent Of Charles County Public Schools

The BayNet

LA PLATA, Md. – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) met today with Superintendent of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Dr. Maria Navarro to discuss CCPS’ priorities and learn more about how the district has adjusted to manage student and teacher safety throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Navarro began her term as Charles County Public Schools Superintendent on July 1, 2021.

HBCUs get federal grants to support students and campus safety


Federal grants to enhance security and mental health initiatives will be awarded to historically Black colleges and universities that have received recent bomb threats, Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday.

More than one-third of the nation’s HBCUs received bomb threats in the past three months; they’re now eligible to receive awards from the Project School Emergency Response to Violence (Project SERV) program at the Department of Education, which typically range between $50,000 and $150,000.