The Black History Month breakfast staged annually by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was held Feb. 9 at the Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center in Waldorf, Md.
The Maryland delegation put women's issues at the forefront of its agenda Wednesday with the reintroduction of both the Violence Against Women Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act.
U.S. House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer swept Maryland House Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell in Tuesday’s election, winning majorities in each of the 5th Congressional District’s jurisdictions en route to his 17th congressional term.
Mr. Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, is an effective, highly sensible lawmaker with a record of getting things done. He deserves reelection.
The Prince George's Gazette The 5th District race for the U.S. House of Representatives features two longtime politicians and elected legislators — House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer (D) the incumbent and Maryland House of Delegates Minority Leader Anthony J. O’Donnell (R). They are joined on the ballot by a Libertarian candidate Arvin Vohra and Green Party candidate Bob Auerbach. The 5th District with its high concentration of federal workers and military installations needs an experienced and effective advocate in Congress.
Bay Net By Andy Marquis Congressman Steny Hoyer (D: MD-5th) and United States Senator Ben Cardin (D: MD) visited a foreclosure prevention workshop at the College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata campus on Saturday. They stressed the importance of knowledge and spoke about what President Barack Obama (D) has done to help those underwater. Multiple banks were offering advice. Attorneys and counselors were also on hand to provide advice to people. Hoyer and Cardin both toured the event.
Capital GazetteBy Shanteé Woodards Trisha Klein places pins on her world map each time one of her custom-made aprons sells internationally. The Arnold resident who runs Mama’s Apron Strings from her basement has sold to customers in Thailand Brazil Scotland France and Italy among other countries. And as the national focus shifts to increasing manufacturing in the United States she has seen a growing demand for her ‘Made in Annapolis’ label. “It’s picking up; people are trying to buy American ” said Klein who has been selling her $42 aprons since 2006.
Southern Maryland NewsBy Nicole Clark Maryland Army National guardsmen have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan where they flew unmanned aircraft that helped them outwit their enemies. In one incident guardsmen watched insurgents load improvised explosive devices into two vehicles. “What our guys did was call in an airstrike and they dropped 500-pound bombs on the cars ” said spokesman Lt. Col. Charles Kohler.
Southern Maryland NewsU.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md 5th) and Capitol Hill staffers visited Greater Baden Medical Service’s Brandywine community health center in August kicking off the organization’s 40th anniversary. A celebration is scheduled for Oct. 23 at Newton White Mansion in Prince George’s County. During the nearly two-hour visit the congressman read a book to a group of youngsters and spoke with their parents parents during the medical clinic’s first Reach Out and Read story time in the pediatric waiting area.
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).