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Hoyer Attends Annual Democratic Legislative Lunch

ANNAPOLIS MD – Today  Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) joined federal state and local elected officials at theAnnual Democratic Legislative Lunch to discuss priorities for the General Assembly.   “I was pleased to attend the annual Legislative Lunch today and as we look forward to 2014 I’m proud that Democrats are united behind Governor O’Malley and Lt. Governor Brown on a number of issues including expanding access to health care and raising the minimum wage ” said Congressman Hoyer. “I remain focused on these issues and other critical legislation important to the middle class including extending unemployment insurance; supporting job creation through the Make It In America agenda I'm leading; and passing comprehensive immigration reform. While we have a heated primary coming up I'm confident Maryland Democrats will stand united on these issues after June and together we will work to provide Marylanders with greater access to the opportunities that secure a place in our middle class.”   Other elected officials in attendance included Senator Ben Cardin  Rep. Elijah Cummings  Rep. John Sarbanes Rep. Donna Edwards  Governor Martin O’Malley Lt. Governor Anthony Brown  Comptroller Peter Franchot President Mike Miller Speaker Mike Busch Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker  Howard County Executive Ken Ulman  Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz.       ###   Jobs and the Economy