WALDORF MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the 30th Annual Black History Month Breakfast in Waldorf where he was joined by Senator Benjamin L. Cardin and keynote speaker Ron Kirk the United States Trade Representative serving in the Obama Administration and hundreds of community leaders from Maryland’s Fifth District. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “It’s my honor to welcome you all to our 30th annual Black History Breakfast.
The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 would give the U.S. Department of Agriculture the authority to set nutritional standards for all foods regularly sold in schools during the school day. In St. Mary's County, existing school policy already addresses nutritional standards, but a revision is under way to meet the new standards.
LANHAM MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered remarks to the Maryland Young Democrats at their annual convention. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “When I was a student at the University of Maryland I heard president Kennedy challenge my generation to public service. Like so many others I took up that challenge. It brought me to the young Democrats. “I began my time in politics as a young democrat. I met friends who were just as inspired by president Kennedy as I was—and I made friendships and connections that have lasted a lifetime.
Members of Maryland's congressional delegation endorsed the president's call Tuesday night to work across party lines to improve education, facilitate innovation and reduce the deficit.
FIFTH DISTRICT MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement tonight after Maryland voters chose him as their Representative for Congress: “I am honored to have been re-elected to Congress by the voters of the Fifth District.