March 20, 2019

House Celebrates Women’s Day

Women's Day

As the country and world celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer released a statement to recognize the importance of the day.

Congress Recognizes Women’s History Month

women's history month

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer and the rest of the US House of Representatives are celebrating Women’s History Month by commemorating the contribution of women to Congress and the country.¬†

Conservation Voters Release Scorecard

Conservation Voters

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer missed some votes due to illness last year so his score with the League of Conservation Voters’ scorecard was not as high as recent years. Still, Mr. Hoyer touted the importance of the scorecard and the league’s contribution to the state.

Black Migration Is Subject of Breakfast Event

Black Migration

With a theme of Black Migration, the 38th annual Black History Month Breakfast hosted by Congressman Steny H. Hoyer was held Feb. 17, 2019.

Hoyer Visits With Douglass Descendant

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met recently with Ken Morris, the great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass.

Ground Broken for Veterans Clinic

Veterans Clinic

The ground has been broken for the new Community-Based Outpatient Clinic at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home. On Feb. 19, 2019, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer delivered brief remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Clinic.

Fairness Act Focuses on Federal Pay

Fairness Act

Congress, led by House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, passed the Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019 in early February, which aims to bring the 2019 cost-of-living adjustment for civilian federal employees in line with the cost-of-living adjustment given to members of the military.

Work Toward Equality Highlighted for Black History Month

Black History Month

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer released a statement to mark Black History Month, highlighting the work Congress and the American people have done to reach equality for all people in the US.

Report Shows Slow Gain in Hourly Wages

Wages Jobs Report

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said the January 2019 jobs report reflects the worrying trend that wages are not rising, even in a tight labor market, and January saw the slowest gain in hourly wages in more than a year.

State Receives Preschool Assessment Grant


The state of Maryland has been awarded $10.6 million in grant money to conduct a needs assessment for preschool education in the state.