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

WUSA9

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.

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

LocalDVM

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

WJLA

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

Politico

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

WTOP News

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).

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, 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

WTOP News

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.

Southern Maryland to get $10M from federal appropriations bill

Southern Maryland

Projects in Southern Maryland would get over $10 million from an omnibus fiscal 2022 appropriations bill that passed the U.S. House and Senate last week.

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D, Md.-5th) noted that his district would be getting the funds as part of 10 earmarks that he sponsored as part of the $1.5 trillion bill. Each congressman is capped at 10, he said in a release.

St. Mary’s County would get at least $3.65 million for three projects.

Hoyer Secures Fifth District Wins in the FY2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

The Southern Maryland Chronicle

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement this evening after voting to pass the bipartisan Omnibus appropriations bill for the Fiscal Year 2022. This package includes funding for all ten Community Project Funding requests submitted by Congressman Hoyer. When assembling the 2022 Fiscal Year Omnibus, the House Committee on Appropriations asked Members to submit up to ten projects for their districts. As part of that process, Congressman Hoyer solicited requests on his website and submitted ten projects to the Appropriations Committee. Each Member is limited to no more than ten Community Project Funding requests.

One-on-One with House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (Part 2)

LocalDVM

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDVM) – In part 2 of their conversation on Capitol Review, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Tasmin Mahfuz talk about the Build Back Better Plan, how the bipartisan infrastructure law is helping the 5th congressional district in Maryland and what Democrats are doing to ensure Marylanders have the tools they need with the Make It In America plan.