May 30, 2023

Federal Grant Boosts ‘Transpor-Tourism’


Maryland has received a federal grant to improve scenic byways across the state, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer and other members of the state’s congressional delegation announced.

Hoyer: Jobless Rate Lowest in 50 Years

Jobs Report

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released its April 2023 jobs report, which reflected “continued historic, steady growth,” Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer Visits CSM Hughesville Campus

Coronavirus Relief Bills

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer visited the College of Southern Maryland’s Regional Hughesville Campus for the grand opening last month of the new Center for Health Sciences building.

Lawmakers Push for UMD-Led Microtech Initiative


Rep. Steny H. Hoyer joined a bipartisan group of more than 20 of his congressional colleagues in writing to US DefSec Lloyd Austin in support of the University of Maryland-led Mid-Atlantic Semiconductor Collaborative proposal to contribute to the Department of Defense’s Microelectronic Commons initiative.

Lawmakers: Invasive Species Damaging the Bay


Maryland’s congressional delegation is calling on the US Department of Commerce to declare a state of emergency in response to the invasive species threatening the Chesapeake Bay.

Hoyer Secures Funds for Behavioral Health Unit

Behavioral Health Unit

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer recently visited MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown to tour its behavioral health unit. Mr. Hoyer secured $975,000 in federal funding for the project.

VA to Host Town Hall Meeting April 22


Rep. Steny H. Hoyer reminds veterans to visit the Charlotte Hall VA Clinic to learn about expanded VA health care and benefits available to vets under the PACT Act. A town hall meeting will be held April 22, 2023.

March ’23 Report: Job Growth Continues

Jobs Report

The monthly US Labor Department jobs report shows the country’s steady economic recovery and growth continued in March, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said, with 236,000 jobs added and an unemployment rate of 3.5% – near its lowest point in more than a half century.

Hoyer Secures Funds for SMCM Marine Sciences Program

Marine Sciences

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer visited St. Mary’s College of Maryland for a briefing on the federal funding he secured to support the school’s new marine sciences program and the renovation of its Marine Science Aquatic Lab.

Hoyer: Close the Gender Pay Gap

Equal Pay Day

As the US observes Equal Pay Day, lawmakers must recommit themselves “to closing the gender pay gap that has long held America, and our economy, from reaching our full potential,” Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.