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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.

One-on-One with House Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (Part 1)

LocalDVM

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDVM) – On Capitol Review with Tasmin Mahfuz, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) joins the program from his home after testing positive for the coronavirus. Rep. Hoyer said he was experiencing mild symptoms and said he was feeling ‘pretty good’, crediting the vaccinations and booster shot. 

In Part 1 of their conversation, Rep. Hoyer, who represents Maryland’s 5th Congressional district, talks about the bomb threats at HBCU’s including at Bowie State University, the need to protect voting rights and his message to Senators Manchin and Sinema.

Hoyer Applauds Biden’s Order To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractor’s Employees

The BayNet

WASHINGTON – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement on January 28 regarding President Biden’s executive order to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour for employees of federal contractors, which goes into effect on January 30:

“American workers deserve a living wage, and I applaud the Biden-Harris Administration’s decision to require that all businesses that contract with the federal government pay their workers at least $15 an hour. 

Maryland Congressional Delegation Members Support Expansion of Patuxent Research Refuge

The Southern Maryland Chronicle

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Dutch Ruppersberger (MD-02), John Sarbanes (MD-03), Jamie Raskin (MD-08), joined in urging the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to allow the proposed transfer of a 105-acre parcel of land currently owned by the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service so it can be added to the adjacent Patuxent Research Refuge. 

Hoyer Statement On Bowie Water Pipes

The BayNet

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today following recent reports of Bowie residents struggling with the city’s deeply tuberculated water pipes:

Hoyer Statement on Filing for Re-Election

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today after filing for re-election to represent Maryland's Fifth Congressional District in the U.S.

Hoyer Announces Key Endorsements From Local Leaders Across the Fifth Congressional District

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) filed for re-election and announced his run to represent Maryland's Fifth Congressional District in the 118th Congress.

Despite bleak outlook, Hoyer launches re-election bid confident Democrats can rebound

WTOP News

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer reads the same polls as everyone else, and he knows that if Americans were casting ballots today, Democrats would get hammered.

President Biden’s job-approval numbers aren’t just mediocre, they’re in Trump territory. And the electorate appears ready to shift congressional power to the Republicans in 2022.

“Clearly, Americans are worried about inflation. Rightfully so,” Hoyer (D-Md.) acknowledged in an interview. “It’s an issue we need to deal with.”

Hoyer Endorses Brown for Maryland Attorney General

LARGO, MD – Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced his endorsement of Anthony G. Brown for Maryland’s next Attorney General:

Hoyer Endorses Jazz Lewis for Maryland's Fourth Congressional District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2021
Contact: Maya Valentine, (301) 464-5710

Hoyer Remarks at the 19th Annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 26, 2021
Contact: Maya Valentine, (301) 464-5710

Hoyer Remarks at the 19th Annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon

Hoyer: This Election Will Be Over When All the Results Are Accurately Counted and Certified

This election will be over when all the results are accurately counted and certified.

Hoyer Reelected to Congress for Maryland's Fifth Congressional District

I'm honored to once again receive the support of Marylanders in the Fifth District.

Hoyer Endorsed for Reelection by Maryland State Education Association

Teachers are among the most important people in our society. 

Hoyer Endorsed for Reelection by Gun Safety Organizations

Gun violence impacts communities throughout Maryland. We must do more to protect the safety of our families. 

Hoyer Endorsed for Reelection by the Human Rights Campaign and Planned Parenthood Action Fund

No person should be penalized for who they love and every woman must have the right to make her own health care choices. 

Hoyer Endorsed for Reelection by Environmental Organizations

Protecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries is one of my top priorities in Congress. 

Hoyer Endorsed for Reelection by Key Labor Unions

Organized labor is the backbone of our workforce.