June 20, 2024

MD Awarded Funds to Combat Drug Trafficking, Overdoses

Drug Trafficking

Maryland has been awarded more than $16 million from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy to combat drug trafficking and overdoses, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced.

Hoyer: Historic Job Growth in Past 40 Months


The US Labor Department’s May 2024 jobs report shows that since President Joe Biden took office the US has added a “historic ​15.6 million jobs, including ​272,000 in May alone, and seen 40 months of consecutive job growth,” said Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD).

Hoyer: IRS Direct File Now Permanent


The Internal Revenue Service is inviting all 50 states and Washington, DC, to use direct file as a permanent free tax filing option for filing season 2025, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer noted.

21 Earn Appointments to Service Academies


Congressman Steny H. Hoyer honored the 21 Fifth District students appointed to the US Service Academies at his annual Academy Tea at the Library of Congress.

Art Competition Winners Announced


Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced the winner of the 2024 Fifth District Congressional Art Competition. Lusenie Turay, a junior at Charles Herbert Flowers High School in Prince George’s County, won the contest with his piece titled “Regal Musing.”

Hoyer Hosts 5th District Educators Luncheon


Exceptional teachers and principals in Maryland’s Fifth District were honored by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer during his annual Educators Luncheon on May 10.

Hoyer: Pay Homage to Heroes Who Defended America

Veterans Day

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer on Memorial Day 2024: “Honor the brave men and women in uniform who laid down their lives to defend our nation.”

Hoyer Gives SMCM Commencement Address


Congressman Steny H. Hoyer delivered the commencement address May 11 at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The National Public Honors College graduated 356 students.

Hoyer: Historic Job Growth Continues


The US Labor Department’s April 2024 jobs report is more good news on the economy, says Congressman Steny H. Hoyer — continued job growth, increases in real wages, record applications for small businesses.

Lawmakers Continue to Oppose New DCA Flights

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer and other representatives from the National Capital Region continued in their opposition to the latest Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill that includes the addition of five new round-trip flights at DCA, the busiest runway in the country.