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October 20, 2011

Hoyer Statement on Signing of Congressional Redistricting Map

FIFTH DISTRICT MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement after Governor Martin O’Malley signed into law the congressional redistricting map for Maryland: “This afternoon Governor O’Malley signed Maryland’s Congressional redistricting map after it was approved by the General Assembly. I am pleased that the new Congressional map does not make drastic changes to the Fifth District which I have been proud to represent.

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October 20, 2011

Hoyer Visits County to Promote Trades Manufacturing

Southern Maryland News By Gretchen Phillips U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer visited the College of Southern Maryland’s Center for Trades and Energy Training and said the center’s efforts prove that many in the area are working hard to make it in America. Hoyer (D-Md. 5th) the House minority whip toured the Waldorf facility Monday before engaging in a roundtable discussion with students staff and employers on workforce development and job training.

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September 28, 2011

Rep. Steny Hoyer and First Generation Alumni Praise Pell Grant Program

Baltimore Sun By Gwendolyn Glenn Lonnie Moore a Morgan State University graduate is a sales team leader for IBM. Tiwana Smith a graduate of Maryland Eastern Shore University is a probation officer in Raleigh N.C. Tiara Matthews and Alonzo Washington are graduates of the University of Maryland. Matthews works at a juvenile detention center in Prince George's County and Washington is chief of staff for District 2 County Council member Will Campos.

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September 12, 2011

Congressman Hoyer inspects Charles flood damage

Southern Maryland NewspapersU.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer visited Charles County on Sunday September 11 to inspect damage caused by Tropical Storm Lee according to a Charles County press release. Joined by Commissioner President Candice Quinn Kelly Commissioner Ken Robinson County Administrator Dr.

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September 6, 2011

Hoyer gives St. Mary’s athletes the Olympic treatment

Southern Maryland NewspapersOlympians are a rare breed. But an entire soccer team of them is native to St. Mary’s County. Nearly two months after it won gold at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens with a 2-1 victory over Spain the U.S. men’s soccer team comprised entirely of players from St. Mary’s assembled the morning of Aug. 26 at Chancellor’s Run Regional Park for a little due recognition from Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md. 5th). “The gold medal winners ” Hoyer said as he began shaking hands with each player inside the park’s Softball Hall of Fame.

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August 31, 2011

Women's Equality Day

The GazetteTina Tchen chief of staff to first lady Michelle Obama listens Aug. 25 as U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyerspeaks during the ninth annual Women's Equality Day Luncheon held at Colony South Hotel in Clinton.

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August 28, 2011

St. Mary's: Power Out; Downed Trees Lines

BayNet A dawn broke Sunday in St. Mary’s County anyone with a chain saw became the most popular person in the neighborhood. Hurricane Irene left in its wake many downed trees and power lines and a large population without power. Although most waterfront areas unlike Isabel were spared major flooding there were some notable exceptions including the St. Mary’s River in Great Mills and Town Run in Leonardtown at Maryland Antiques Center and the Port of Leonardtown.

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August 25, 2011

Hoyer Remarks at Women’s Equality Luncheon

CLINTON MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) hosted women business and community leaders for an annual luncheon to mark Women’s Equality Day.  Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: “We come here today to celebrate Women’s Equality Day. We are joined by a wonderful keynote speaker Ms. Tina Tchen who serves as Special Assistant to President Obama and Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama. She is also Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls in the Obama Administration.

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July 28, 2011

Hoyer leads fundraising among county incumbents

The CapitalOf the four congressmen who represent Anne Arundel County House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer has raised the most during this election cycle according to federal campaign finance reports filed this month. Hoyer D-St. Mary's County represents southern Anne Arundel and raised $1.2 million since the 2010 election. He raised $716 214 between April and July of this year and his $996 927 campaign chest is the largest of the four congressmen currently representing Anne Arundel.

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March 23, 2011

Hoyer Op-Ed: County residents already reaping benefits of health care reform

The GazetteA year ago this week President Obama signed into law the Affordable Care Act or the ACA. The ACA gave families — not insurance companies — the freedom to control their own health care choices. Just a year after it became law the ACA is making it easier for small businesses in Prince George's County to cover their employees the law is taking important steps to bring down health care costs and it's stopping insurance company abuses that bankrupt sick Marylanders or deny them coverage.

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