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August 26, 2014

Congressman Hoyer Recognizes Women’s Equality Day, Hosts Annual Women’s Luncheon

Hoyer: The Movement for Women’s Equality Continues, Calls Us to Action

As we mark the 94th anniversary of the nineteenth amendment’s ratification, we do so with the recognition that the right to vote on its own was never enough to guarantee equality for women. 

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August 6, 2014

Congressman Hoyer Attends Southern Maryland General Election Kickoff Event

I was proud to join Lt. Governor Brown and Southern Maryland Democratic candidates today to send a strong message that Democrats in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s Counties are united ahead of this year’s election. Marylanders know that Democrats are on their side and we will continue to discuss our agenda to support job creation and grow middle-class opportunities in the coming months.

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July 28, 2014

Hoyer Applauds Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Grant Announcement

Today, Lt. Governor Brown joined education stakeholders to announce $4.3 million in Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Grants, which were made possible through the Pre-Kindergarten Expansion Act of 2014 passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed into law this year.

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July 16, 2014

Congressman Hoyer Attends Unity Reception Hosted by the Maryland Democratic Party

Everyone who participated in the Democratic primaries did so because they want to grow more opportunities for Maryland families – and I thank Attorney General Gansler and Delegate Mizeur for their work to make our party stronger. Today, we are standing together to send a strong message to voters that we are united behind Anthony Brown and Ken Ulman, and we are going to work tirelessly to elect them and to make Brian Frosh our next Attorney General.

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June 24, 2014

Hoyer Statement on the Maryland Primary

I congratulate Anthony Brown and Ken Ulman on being selected as the Democratic Party’s nominees for Governor and Lt. Governor of the state of Maryland.

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June 16, 2014

Hoyer Hosts Forum on an Economic Agenda that Works for Women

I was pleased to host tonight’s forum to discuss issues whose impact are felt every day, not only throughout the Fifth District but across our country. 

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June 16, 2014

Hoyer Visits SMECO Solar Farm and Engineering/Operations Center

Climate change is having a significant impact on Maryland families and businesses, and it’s critical that we invest in cleaner, more efficient energy generation over the coming years.

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June 16, 2014

Hoyer Attends 122nd Annual Convention And Conference Of The Maryland State Firemen's Association

As co-chair of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus, I have made it my mission to fight for Assistance to Fire Fighters and SAFER grant awards for Maryland fire departments to enhance their safety and ensure they have the tools needed to protect our communities.

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June 16, 2014

Hoyer Holds Roundtable Discussion with Fifth District Veterans

I organized this roundtable discussion today because the way our nation upholds its commitment to veterans has been much-discussed over the past several weeks, in light of very disturbing news about lapses at VA facilities.

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June 3, 2014

Hoyer: Clean Power Plan Represents Significant Step Toward Cleaner Air, Healthier Chesapeake Bay

From deadly storms and rising temperatures to increased rates of asthma and other health threats, climate change is having a real and significant impact here in Maryland and throughout the country.

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