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September 6, 2013

Rep. Hoyer Files for Re-election

Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the House's second-ranked Democrat, has filed to run for re-election.

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September 4, 2013

Congressman Hoyer Delivers Remarks at 11th Annual Women’s Equality Day Luncheon

  WALDORF MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) hosted the 11thAnnual Women's Equality Day Luncheon today joining women from around the Fifth District to celebrate Women’s Equality Day which was last week. At the event Congressman Hoyer introduced the keynote speaker Rebecca Pearce Executive Director of the Maryland Health Connection.

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August 14, 2013

Thanks Go Out to Hoyer

Letter to the Editor

It seems dysfunction in Congress has reached an all-time high, and it’s hard to believe that some members of Congress are doing nothing to end the irrational process of sequestration. However, I’m encouraged that our congressman, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) continues to fight for an alternative.

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June 24, 2013

Congressman Hoyer Attends Maryland and District of Columbia AFL-CIO’s Annual “Salute to Leadership” Awards Dinner

GREENBELT MD – On Friday evening  Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the Maryland and District of Columbia AFL-CIO’s Annual “Salute to Leadership” Awards Dinner. At the event John J. Sweeney President Emeritus of AFL-CIO was recognized as the 2013 Salute Honoree and Dwight R. Bowman former National Vice President of the American Federal of Government Employees District 14 was honored with the 2013 Carr/Fouche Legacy Award posthumously.

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June 10, 2013

Fowler Leads Spiritual Mission for River Cleanup

The 26th annual wade-in was held at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), the fourth event held at the new venue after several years at Broomes Island. Fowler forged the partnership with state government in order to institutionalize the wade-in so that it will continue after he is no longer able or around to preside over it. Fowler, who dons blue overalls and old, white sneakers, walks into the river with family, friends and elected officials. When he can no longer see his sneakers, Fowler and the rest of the hand-clasping human chain stops. Fowler then has the waterline on his overalls measured. Last year the line was up to 35 inches. This year the mark was 34 inches

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May 17, 2013

Hoyer Attends 2013 Truman-Kennedy Hosted by the Charles County Democratic Central Committee

WALDORF MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the 2013 Truman-Kennedy Dinner hosted by the Charles County Democratic Central Committee this evening and delivered remarks. At the event Nancy Schertler was honored with the Truman Award Walt Powell was honored with the Kennedy Award and Marie Lancaster was honored with the John Thomas Parran Award. “I was honored to join the Charles County Democratic Central Committee this evening and join in recognizing Nancy Walt and Marie for all that they do in our community ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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May 14, 2013

Hoyer, VA Promise Help for Veterans

Reports that the U.S. Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) was lagging behind in the processing of claims submitted by military veterans have gotten the attention of elected officials. The fact that the Baltimore Regional Office was one of the slowest processors in the nation raised the hackles of several elected officials, including U.S. House of Representatives Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer [D-District 5]. “I was shocked,” said Hoyer, who added he then got the Maryland Congressional Delegation involved. “This is unacceptable. Frankly, we need to get every state in a position where we are processing claims in a timely manner."

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April 27, 2013

Hoyer Attends 9th Annual Western Maryland Democratic Summit

HAGERSTOWN MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the 9th annual Western Maryland Democratic Summit today. At the event he delivered the Afternoon Keynote Address and participated in a panel discussion led by former Maryland Secretary of State John Willis on the 2012 election.   “I was honored by the opportunity to come to Hagerstown and spend time with the outstanding Western Maryland Democrats who helped send John Delaney to Congress and turn Western Maryland from red to blue ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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April 26, 2013

Hoyer Attends Democrats of the Year Dinner Hosted by the Democratic Club of St. Mary’s County

LEONARDTOWN MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the annual Democrats of the Year Dinner hosted by the Democratic Club of St. Mary’s County this evening at the Leonardtown Firehouse. Jan and Chip Norris of Leonardtown were honored as Democrats of the Year at the event. “I’m pleased I could join the Democratic Club of St. Mary’s County as well as state and local elected officials and other members of the community to honor Jan and Chip Norris and their many years of service ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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April 24, 2013

Md.'s House Delegation Demands Fixes at Baltimore VA Office

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, a Southern Maryland Democrat who is House minority whip, said Maryland veterans should call their congressmen to report troubles with the regional office, which has one of the nation's highest error rates and largest percentages of backlogged cases.

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