Today, the Maryland General Assembly took significant action to help lift Maryland families out of poverty and help ensure they have the opportunity to succeed by raising the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
With close proximity to Washington, efficient transit connections, world-class institutions of research and higher education, and great neighborhoods, Prince George’s County is the right choice for the FBI’s new, consolidated headquarters.
It was a great honor to receive the Louis L. Goldstein Award last year, and I can think of no more deserving recipient for this year’s award than our outstanding Governor, Martin O’Malley.
WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after President Barack Obama announced his budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2015: “The President’s budget released today reflects important priorities for the state of Maryland and our nation – increasing economic opportunity promoting job growth and strengthening our national security while addressing our long-term fiscal sustainability. It also makes important investments in the Fifth District.
UPPER MARLBORO MD– Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today after President Obama visited Upper Marlboro Maryland to discuss his plan to improve the fuel efficiency of American trucks: “I’m proud President Obama chose to visit Prince George’s County once again to discuss the priorities he laid out in his State of the Union address.
PRINCE FREDERICK MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended a forum with military officials educators business leaders and other stakeholders on potential economic growth in Southern Maryland. The program “Southern Maryland Regional Update: Innovation Diversification Education and Anchors. It’s All About Regional Collaboration ” was hosted by the Patuxent Partnership Southern Maryland Navy Alliance and the Energetics Technology Center.
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.
WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today on the beginning of the second session of the 113th Congress: “Today as the 113th Congress begins its second session I’m hopeful that Congress can focus on issues important to the Fifth District including helping working families achieve a secure place in the middle class and supporting the creation of well-paying jobs.
ANNAPOLIS MD – Today Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) attended the Maryland Black Caucus Foundation (MBCF) Legislative Conference joining attendees at the Maryland Black Mayors Roundtable. “Under the O’Malley-Brown Administration our state has made real strides in attracting jobs and growing opportunities for Marylanders – but there is still much more work to do ” stated Congressman Hoyer.
PIKESVILLE MD – Last night Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) delivered remarks at a reception during the Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO 29th Biennial Convention. At the event he thanked the organization for their endorsement which was voted on earlier in the day. “I was pleased to join the Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO and thank them for their endorsement ” stated Congressman Hoyer. “I am proud of the work that we have engaged in together to fight against attacks on workers’ rights and promote the creation of jobs and opportunities.