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February 13, 2013

Steny Hoyer Hosts Black History Breakfast in Waldorf

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.

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February 13, 2013

Federal Workers’ Unions Rally Near Capitol to Protest Sequestration

“Here we are once again on the brink of a fiscal meltdown,” said a statement from Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the House’s second-ranking Democrat. His Maryland district is home to thousands of federal employees.

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January 23, 2013

Md. Delegation Pumps 'Violence Against Women' and 'Paycheck Fairness' Acts

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.

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November 6, 2012

Hoyer Breezes to 17th term

Wins Majorities Across 5th District

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.

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October 14, 2012

Washington Post Endorsement

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.

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October 11, 2012

Prince George's Gazette Endorsement

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.

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September 26, 2012

Hoyer Cardin Visit Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

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.

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September 22, 2012

Some Anne Arundel Queen Anne's Manufacturers Keep Product Lines Local

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.

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August 29, 2012

Expansion Planned For UAVs at Webster Field

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.

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August 29, 2012

Hoyer Pays Baden Medical A Visit

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.

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