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Hoyer Statement on Earth Day

This Earth Day, let us recommit to doing all that we can to ensure our air is clean and our water is safe to drink for future generations.

Hoyer: The American People Deserve a Federal Government that Works Efficiently and Effectively For Them

Reports that the President wants to eliminate the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) are extremely concerning.

Hoyer Remarks at Press Conference with Adams, Underwood, House Democrats, Advocates to Launch Black Maternal Health Caucus

I want to thank Rep. Alma Adams and Rep. Lauren Underwood for launching this caucus.

Hoyer Statement on the Passing of Speaker Michael Busch

The state of Maryland lost a true champion today.

Hoyer Statement on Equal Pay Day

Today on Equal Pay Day, we recognize the amount of time into the new year that women must work in order to earn, on average, what men earn the year prior for the same job.

Hoyer Attends Prince George's County House Delegation Meeting

I appreciated the opportunity to join my colleagues in Annapolis this morning and detail how Democrats in Congress are working to expand access to opportunity for more of our families in Prince George's County. 

Hoyer Statement on the Minimum Wage Increase in Maryland

I commend the Maryland General Assembly for overriding the Governor’s veto and raising the minimum wage in our state.

Hoyer Attends the 21st Annual Calvert County Democratic Central Committee's Louis L. Goldstein Dinner

Tonight, I was proud to join Calvert County Democrats in honoring Attorney General Frosh, an outstanding public servant and representative for the people of Maryland.

Hoyer Attends Charles County Commissioners Meeting

I've been proud to work together with Senator Cardin and the Charles County Commissioners throughout my time in Congress to improve the lives of families in Southern Maryland. 

Hoyer Participates in Women's History Month Roundtable

I was glad to have the opportunity to celebrate Women's History Month in Charles County this morning. 

Hoyer Meets with Maryland Firefighters and Paramedics

I appreciated the opportunity to meet with career Maryland firefighters and paramedics today to reaffirm my strong commitment to ensuring they have the tools they need to keep our communities safe. 

Hoyer, Maloney, Beyer, Wexton Introduce Bill to Provide Paid Family Leave for Federal Workers

I’m proud to stand with my colleagues and with advocates to introduce this bill, which is long overdue. 

Hoyer Attends the Groundbreaking for the New Community-Based Outpatient Clinic at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

I was pleased to attend today's long-overdue groundbreaking ceremony. 

Hoyer Meets with Prince George's County Interim CEO of Public Schools Dr. Monica Goldson

I appreciated the opportunity to meet with Dr. Goldson this afternoon to learn more about her priorities for students in Prince George's County and the school district as a whole.

Hoyer Meets with the Family of Frederick Douglass

I was very pleased to have the opportunity to meet with Ken and Professor Leone to learn more about the important life and legacy of Marylander Frederick Douglass. 

Hoyer Statement on Black History Month

As we begin the celebration of Black History Month today, we look to the extraordinary story of African Americans in our country, enriching our national life through civic leadership, military service, business, the arts, science, literature, sports, and entertainment. 

Hoyer and Connolly Introduce Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019

For the past 35 days, President Trump and Congressional Republicans have held federal employees and the American people they serve hostage. 

Hoyer Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Fifth District

I enjoyed joining my constituents in the Fifth District today to reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Hoyer Op-Ed: The Republican Shutdown Hurts Maryland Families

Capital Gazette

Wanted to be sure you saw this op-ed by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) in the Capital Gazette about the need for President Trump and Congressional Republican leaders to work with Democrats to reopen the government and put thousands of federal employees and contractors back to work. 

Hoyer Statement on the Opening Day of the Maryland General Assembly

As we welcome the start of a new session of the Maryland General Assembly, I encourage my colleagues in Annapolis to take action on the issues most important to families in Maryland, including lowering health care costs, taking action to protect the Chesapeake Bay and other vital resources, improving education and supporting our teachers, and expanding access to economic opportunity.