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August 3, 2012

Hoyer Statement on July Jobs Report

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after the Department of Labor released its jobs report for July: “While I am encouraged that our economy is continuing to add private sector jobs for the twenty-ninth consecutive month with 172 000 private sector jobs created in July more must be done to move our jobs recovery forward. That’s why I have been urging Congress to extend middle class tax cuts for America’s families and small businesses and pursue the Make It In America jobs plan.

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July 31, 2012

Congressman Hoyer and UMD President Wallace Loh Visit NAS Patuxent River

PATUXENT RIVER MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) and University of Maryland President Wallace Loh visited Naval Air Station Patuxent River. At Congressman Hoyer’s invitation President Loh and a delegation from the University of Maryland attended a briefing and tour of the facilities. “I want to thank President Loh for visiting NAS Patuxent River today so that he could see firsthand the talent and world-class capabilities of Pax River ” stated Congressman Hoyer.

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July 31, 2012

Hoyer Delivers Remarks at “Maryland is for Entrepreneurs” Event

BOWIE MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered remarks at the “Maryland is for Entrepreneurs: 27 Tools and Strategies to Build a More Profitable Business” event which he hosted with the Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “All of you are here at a pivotal moment for small businesses in Maryland and in our country.

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July 19, 2012

Hoyer Statement on New Community-Based Outpatient Clinic to be Opened in Charlotte Hall

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced plans to open a new Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Charlotte Hall Maryland which is expected to become operational in 2013: “All veterans no matter where they live should have access to high-quality health care and today’s announcement that the VA plans to open a new CBOC in Charlotte Hall will ensure that Southern Maryland veterans have access to the services they need close to home.

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July 12, 2012

Hoyer Op-ed: ‘Make It In America’ Key to Americans Making It

Politico Democrats introduced a comprehensive jobs plan two years ago to get more Americans back to work by creating the right conditions for manufacturing businesses to invest expand and hire. Our plan called “Make It in America ” aims to revitalize our manufacturing sector in order to increase economic competitiveness and create jobs that won’t be shipped overseas.  Manufacturing has been a bright spot in our economic recovery increasing jobs and helping other sectors expand.

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July 12, 2012

Hoyer Holds Conference Call with Fifth District Make It In America Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON DC – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) held a conference call with members of the Fifth District Make It In America Advisory Committee which includes local manufacturers business leaders labor organizations education officials economic development agencies and others.

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July 11, 2012

Hoyer Unveils New App to Ensure All Americans Are Aware of Their Voting Rights

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement after launching a new interactive online voting rights app he developed along with House Administration Committee Ranking Member Rep. Robert Brady (PA).  The app offers state-specific data for all 50 states and six U.S. territories and includes information on voter registration new voting requirements and early voting.

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July 10, 2012

Rep. Hoyer Launches Voting Rights Application

The HillBy Alicia Cohn Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (Md.) this week is unveiling his next step in the battle over voting rights in the form of a pop-up Web application that informs people where to vote and how to register. Hoyer and Rep. Robert Brady (D-Pa.) the ranking Democrat on the House Administration Committee sent a letter to colleagues dated Monday to introduce the new application and encourage members to use it specifically recommending sharing it through social media.

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July 9, 2012

Hoyer Delivers Speech on Democrats’ Make It In America Plan

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered a speech today on the role of manufacturing in building a strong and competitive economy and announced a new list of bills as part of the Democrats’ Make It In America plan. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “As he prepared to take office President Kennedy spoke to a nation troubled by anxiety over America’s leadership in the world and uncertainty over whether future Americans would inherit a strong and secure economy. “He offered not soothing words but a rousing appeal and an exhortation to action.

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July 6, 2012

Hoyer Statement on June Jobs Report

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H.

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