November 15, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

BECA Seeking Scholarships for 2020 -

Thursday, November 14, 2019

e-Book “Embargo” Ignites Librarians -

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

USMSM Planning Open House Nov. 14 -

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Amateur Boxing Nov. 16 @ SMCM -

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Grants Awarded to Fire Departments

Fire Departments

Federal funding has been awarded to area fire departments. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer made the announcement along with Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin.

Hoyer Warns Members of Slowing Economy

slowing economy

The latest jobs report continues to reflect an economy struggling with current trade wars. The slower wage growth is impacting millions of American workers and their families, according to Rep. Steny H. Hoyer who has begun sending weekly economic reports to members as concern with a slowing economy grows. Some of his points on the heels of the release of the October jobs report are here.

Hoyer: Remember Service, Sacrifices of Veterans

Veterans Day

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer recognized the centennial celebration of Veterans Day. “Today, we remember those heroes and all those who served in generations before and since, and we thank those who continue to wear our nation’s uniform today, protecting this America at home and abroad,” the congressman said.

Health Insurance Enrollment Open

Open enrollment HealthCare.gov

Enrollment is open now until Dec. 15, 2019, for quality, affordable health insurance plans for 2020. Log on to the federal government’s health care site to shop for your health insurance.

Hoyer Meets With Census Employees Ahead of 2020 Count

Census

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met with US Census employees to discuss preparations for the 2020 Census.

Hoyer Applauds Funds for School Violence Prevention

slowing economy

More than $60,000 was awarded to the St. Mary’s County Board of Education for a school violence prevention program.

Black Maternal Health Care Issues Topic of Hoyer Roundtable

Maternal Health Care

At a recent discussion on improving maternal health care for African-American mothers and their children, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer heard from stakeholders from throughout the Fifth District about disparities in maternal health care and how communities can work together to improve outcomes.

Cummings’ Funeral Postpones Groundbreaking for A&I Center

Beloved Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings’ funeral on Friday, Oct. 25, prompted the postponement of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Academic & Innovation Center at the University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland.

Funds Secured for Maryland Opioid Project

opioid

The University of Maryland, College Park will receive $1,099,865 in federal funding for its Strengthening the Capacity of Rural Maryland to Address Opioid Misuse project, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced.

Job Growth Remains Slow, Wages Drop

wages

Unemployment hit a 50-year low in September 2019, even though steady employment growth remains low and wages are dropping. Employment in health care and in professional and business services continued to trend up, but overall non-farm payrolls rose by just 136,000.