June 1, 2020

Hoyer Earns A Rating From Action Fund

Heroes

The End Citizens United Action Fund announced that Congressman Steny H. Hoyer received a score of “A” for his leadership in the effort to remove the corrupting influence of dark money from US politics, strengthen the country’s democracy, and reform government to make it work for the people it serves.

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.

Hoyer on Jobs Report: Wage Growth Falls Short

Economy

The US economy gained 224,00 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate rose slightly from 3.6 to 3.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June 2019 jobs report.

Hoyer: Challenges Continue to Plague Economy

Economy

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer says there is good and bad news in the August 2018 jobs report — 95 consecutive months of positive job growth, yet “our economy continues to be plagued with deep structural challenges, the result of which are stagnant wages, uncertainty for small businesses, looming debt, and a generation of American workers unable to get ahead.”