April 12, 2021

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Hoyer Celebrates Women’s History Month

Women's History Month

During March, Women’s History Month, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer honors the courage and resolve of the women who worked tirelessly to secure the right to vote and ratify the 19th Amendment to the Constitution just over a century ago.

VP Harris to Keynote Virtual Program

Harris

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer announced that the 40th annual Black History Month celebration will go virtual this year. It will take place at 10 am Feb. 27, 2021, and Vice President Kamala Harris will be the keynote speaker. The theme of this year’s celebration is “The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity.”

Inauguration Day: What It Took to Get Here

Morning Coffee

Welcome to Inauguration Day, being held this year amid a pandemic and unprecedented threats of violence as Joe Biden becomes president of the United States and Kamala Harris enters history as the first female vice president of the US. Some of the road and bridge closures and other accommodations are reported here.

Hoyer Applauds Passage of Antilynching Bill

Hoyer Applauds Passage of Antilynching Bill

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke in support of the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which passed the House with bipartisan support late last month. The legislation makes lynching a hate crime under federal law.