As we celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month, I am proud to bring the American Dream and Promise Act to the House Floor today to protect Dreamers and those with Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforcement Departure and ensure they can remain in the communities they call home.
The most fundamental premise upon which American democracy stands is the right of every citizen to cast a vote and have that vote counted equally.
We are thankful to NOAA, the Partners for Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and the dedicated volunteers who have been focused on protecting Mallows Bay and expanding public accessibility of a unique national historical landmark.
Teachers are the most important people in our country.
Rebuilding our aging infrastructure systems remains a top priority of Democrats in Congress, and I appreciated the opportunity to discuss some of the infrastructure challenges facing the Fifth District.
I was glad to welcome Congresswomen Lee and Garcia to Prince George's County this afternoon to see the important work being done in our community by the Mary's Center and Judy Center.
I appreciated the opportunity to meet with representatives from federal employee unions this morning and listen to their concerns.
On the 100th anniversary of the House passage of the 19th Amendment, I was pleased to welcome Speaker Jones to the Capitol this afternoon.
On International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, I am proud to bring the Equality Act to the House Floor and welcome Marylanders to the Capitol to watch debate on this critically important legislation to ban LGBT discrimination nationwide.
Hi, I’m Congressman Steny Hoyer, Majority Leader in the House of Representatives.