April 18, 2024

Students Invited to Compete in App Challenge

app challenge

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer’s office is now accepting submissions for the 2023 Congressional App Challenge. The deadline is November 1.

Hoyer: Jobless Rate Remains Near Its Record Low

Economy

The US Labor Department’s September 2023 jobs report should remind Americans how the accomplishments secured during the past Congress continue to have a positive impact on the nation’s economic outlook, said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer: ‘Economy Continues to Plow Ahead’

Economy

The US Labor Department’s August 2023 jobs report shows that the US economy added another 187,000 jobs last month, “further affirming the consistent strength of our job market and economy,” Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer Notes Successes of CHIPS Act

August 9, 2023, marked one year since the CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law. “When we enacted this landmark legislation last year, we set in motion a cascade of research and innovation by American businesses and entrepreneurs,” said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer on the law’s one-year anniversary.

Hoyer: Funds Awarded for MD Manufacturing Programs

Coronavirus Relief Bills

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and other members of Maryland’s congressional delegation announced $1.3 million in federal funding for the state’s Manufacturing Extension Partnership.

Commerce Launches Tech Hub Grant Program

Tech Hub

The US Commerce Department on Friday launched a program where cities can apply for grant funding to become technology hubs. The agency will accept proposals from regions across the country. The grants are part of last year’s CHIPS and Science Act to stimulate investments in new technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotech.

Lawmakers Push for UMD-Led Microtech Initiative

Microtech

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer joined a bipartisan group of more than 20 of his congressional colleagues in writing to US DefSec Lloyd Austin in support of the University of Maryland-led Mid-Atlantic Semiconductor Collaborative proposal to contribute to the Department of Defense’s Microelectronic Commons initiative.

Hoyer: Economic Recovery ‘Impressive’

Economy

The February 2023 jobs report shows that the US’s “impressive economic recovery and growth continues to endure,” Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer: Positive Growth for Economy Continues

Economy

The January 2023 jobs report shatters the notion that the US economy is in the depths of recession, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said following the release of the latest Labor Department statistics — 517,000 new jobs created and a 3.4% unemployment rate.

Job Growth Continues in November

Economy

The US Department of Labor’s latest jobs report shows 263,000 jobs were created in November. Though challenges remain for the economy, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said, the report should help to sweep aside the misleading narrative about the dire state of America.