October 19, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Airport Business Walk Set Oct. 24 -

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Entries Sought for Vets Day Parade -

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Hubcaps Headline 2 Fundraisers/1 Night – Nov. 9 -

Monday, October 14, 2019

Lions Clubs Seek Entries for Poster Contest -

Sunday, October 13, 2019

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.

5th District Boasts 2 Blue Ribbon Schools

Blue Ribbon Mount Harmony

Mount Harmony Elementary School in Calvert County has been named a Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.

AmeriCorps Celebrates 25th Year

AmeriCorps

AmeriCorps recently celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Hoyer Supports McAuliffe Commemorative Coin

Hoyer Supports McAuliffe Commemorative Coin

The US House of Representatives passed the Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act on Sept. 19. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke on the House floor in support of the legislation.

House Members Use Social Media to Keep Public Informed

social media

Winners and finalists of the 10th annual US House of Representatives’ 2019 Member Online All-Star Competition were selected by the House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer’s staff.

Hoyer Speaks Against Offshore Drilling

Offshore Drilling

House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer spoke recently on the House floor to support three bills that will block oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. 

Hoyer Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Hispanic Heritage

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md., 5th) recently released a video that honors Hispanic Heritage Month.

Hoyer: Job Growth Under-Performs Expectations

Job Growth

The US Department of Labor issued its August 2019 jobs report. The 129,000 private-sector jobs added in August under-performed expectations, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer Urges Next Step in Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal Justice Reform

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer met recently with groups in the 5th District to discuss criminal justice reform.

Hoyer Releases Report on Impact of High Drug Costs

Report on Drug Costs

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer released a House committee report last month which highlights the impact costly prescription drugs such as insulin have on Fifth District residents.