July 7, 2022

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Small Businesses

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer celebrates National Small Business Week by recognizing the work of small businesses and entrepreneurs across Maryland’s 5th District.

Hoyer Supports Relief Funds for UMD

Head Start

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer Hoyer met with University of Maryland President Darryll J. Pines. Both agreed that the university and its students should not be left behind as Congress prepares the next round of emergency coronavirus relief legislation.

State Receives Funds to Expand Efforts to Fight COVID

Fight COVID

Maryland lawmakers announced federal funding for the Maryland Department of Health to expand COVID-19 vaccine distribution, contact tracing, and testing.

Lawmakers Announce Funds for Community Health Centers

Head Start

Maryland’s congressional delegation announced earlier this month that more than $8 million in federal funds was awarded to support Maryland community health centers.

JPPM Awarded Funds for Digital Education Programs

Head Start

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced $280,450 in federal funding to expand educational resources and digital access in libraries and museums across Maryland.

Audit to Probe How DoD Spent COVID Relief Funds

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The Pentagon’s inspector general will audit DoD’s distribution of $1 billion from the CARES Act to determine if money designated for a coronavirus response went to defense contractors instead.

Hoyer Applauds Federal Funds for Airport

Airport

Federal funds have been allocated under the CARES Act to the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport for the extension and reconstruction of the airport runway, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer’s office announced.

Sea Breeze 2020 Exercise Aims to Deter Russia

Sea Breeze

More than 2,000 troops from eight countries took part in training exercise Sea Breeze 2020 in the Black Sea region. “Conducting operations in the Black Sea ensures stability throughout the region,” said the US Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa commander.

Hoyer on Economy: ‘Still a Long Way From a Full Recovery’

Economic

The June 2020 jobs report reveals the number of jobs in the US rose by 4.8M and the unemployment rate decreased to 11.1%. “Having recovered one-third of jobs lost to this crisis is good news; but the reality that two-thirds of Americans who lost their jobs are still out of work is a sobering reality. … we are still a long way from a full recovery,” said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer.

Coronavirus Cases Spike Among Troops

Coronavirus Cases

The downward trend of COVID-19 cases among DoD-affiliated personnel has ended. Cases spiked 18% over the previous week among all employees and 20% among troops.