July 21, 2024

MD to Expand Energy Efficiency Workforce

Behavioral Health Unit

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announces $2,000,000 for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development to expand the workforce available to help low-income households make energy efficiency upgrades to their homes.

Hoyer: US Adds 206,000 Jobs in June

Economy

The US Labor Department released its June 2024 jobs report which showed that the US added another 206,000 jobs in June, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer Addresses NARFE MD Event

NARFE

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer delivered remarks May 8 at the NARFE Maryland Federal 2024 Mini-Conference. “The federal government cannot serve the American people effectively unless it can recruit and retain the best and brightest workers,” he said.

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

Economy

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

IRS

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

Appointments

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

Art

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

Educators

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.”