June 26, 2022

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Get to Know Members of Congress With New App

Members of Congress

A new “Dome Directory” app helps users learn about members of Congress and their roles in the legislature.

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.

Lawmakers to Post Office: Fix Delivery Problems

Delivery

Maryland’s congressional delegation continues to urge US Postal Service leadership at all levels to resolve persistent and widespread delivery delays.

Hoyer: Honor Heroes of the Past, Focus on the Present

Black History Month

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer on Black History Month: “While we pay tribute each February to the heroes of the past, this year our focus is rightly on the present.”

Hoyer Pushes for Expanded Paid Leave Program

Head Start

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer joined his colleagues in introducing the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act, legislation to grant federal employees 12 weeks of paid leave if they face personal illness, illness of a family member, or a military deployment.

Lawmakers Urge State to Ramp Up Vaccine Efforts

Vaccine Efforts

Maryland’s congressional delegation is urging state officials to ramp up their COVID-19 vaccination distribution efforts.

Hoyer Applauds Buy American Order

Buy American

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer applauded President Joe Biden on his Buy American executive order to help support American manufacturers and workers.

Hoyer: Biden Executive Orders ‘a Needed Step’

Head Start

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer praised President Joe Biden’s first round of executive orders as “immediate and necessary action to address the major challenges facing our nation – from the COVID-19 crisis to the economic crisis, the climate crisis, and the crisis of racial injustice.”

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.

MD Mourns Passing of Mike Miller

Maryland Senate President Emeritus Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., who served nearly 50 years in the state legislature, died January 15, 2021. He was 78.