WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced that Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) received a 97% rating on their 2017 Environmental Scorecard. Each year, the LCV, a national, nonpartisan environmental organization, rates each Member of Congress based on votes cast on environmental issues.
GREENBELT, MD – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) participated in a town hall discussion with employees at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center this afternoon. Prior to the discussion, he met with Goddard Space Flight Center Director Christopher Scolese and received an update on the detrimental impact that short-term government funding has on the facility.
BELTSVILLE, MD –Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) toured Eaton Corporation’s manufacturing facility to learn more about the work they are doing to grow manufacturing in Maryland. Eaton Corporation is a leading innovator and manufacturer in the aerospace industry. During the visit, Congressman Hoyer discussed House Democrats’ Make It In America economic agenda, as well as the recently launched Make It In America listening tour.
WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon,Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) met with Maryland DREAMers and CASA Executive Director Gustavo Torres to discuss the importance of passing the DREAM Act to protect DREAMers in Maryland and across the nation. Since the Trump Administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September, 122 DREAMers have lost their protections each day.
FIFTH DISTRICT, MD –Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) observed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day today at events throughout the Fifth District, including the St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s 14th annual prayer breakfast and the Charles County NAACP’s 23rd annual prayer breakfast.
LARGO, MD– Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) hosted a roundtable discussion this morning to discuss the Republican tax bill and the impact limitations placed on the state and local tax deduction (SALT) will have on businesses and individuals in Maryland. Signed into law in December, the legislation raises taxes on nearly 700,000 middle-class families in Maryland and adds $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next ten years.
CALIFORNIA, MD – This afternoon, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the new Business Incubator at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport. Congressman Hoyer secured federal funding to establish the incubator, and has worked in collaboration with St. Mary’s County, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWC-AD), and the University System of Maryland to establish the incubator.
LEXINGTON PARK, MD –Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) attended a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning to open the new Flight Technology Hall and Collection Management Facility at the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum and Visitors Center. The new facilities will archive film, photographs, and artifacts important to the history of NAS Patuxent River. Additionally they will house galleries highlighting some of the innovations developed at the installation.
PRINCE FREDERICK, MD – Yesterday, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) hosted U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams in Calvert County to discuss the opioid epidemic in Maryland’s Fifth District. Congressman Hoyer and Surgeon General Adams were joined by representatives from Opioid Intervention Teams in Prince George’s County, Anne Arundel County, Charles County, Calvert County, and St. Mary’s County. Following the discussion, Congressman Hoyer and Surgeon General Adams met with individuals in recovery.
ANNAPOLIS, MD - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today after filing for re-election to represent Maryland's Fifth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.