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Steny Hoyer
The Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Maryland's Fifth Congressional District.
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Steny Hoyer 22h
Wishing my good friend, , a happy birthday today. Since our days as Young Democrats, you’ve been an outstanding leader in our party. Our Caucus is grateful for your leadership as Whip, and I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention you throw a great fish fry each year!
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Steny Hoyer Jul 20
Replying to @NASA @NASAGoddard
Today, the men and women of , many of whom I am proud to represent at the , look beyond the moon & their sights are set on the next frontier. Humankind’s quest for understanding and achievement will surely continue to advance, driven by these talented Americans.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 20
50 years ago, we witnessed the culmination of President Kennedy’s call to muster all the might of American science & courage to push beyond a new frontier. With Armstrong’s small step, every border & difference on Earth disappeared & we were one humankind.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 20
the held its first summer games. I’ve always been inspired by the joy of those participating & by the motto: "let me win, but if I can't win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Have you attended? Reply w your story.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
House Dems have taken action to protect our democracy: passing , the SAFE Act, & a funding bill that invests in election security. & have done nothing. Their inaction puts our democracy at grave risk.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
As we celebrate , I am reminded of how the American people came together to do what is hard, to do what had never been done. I hope we’ll continue to be inspired by that accomplishment 50 years ago to achieve what hasn’t been done before. What a wonderful anniversary.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
Thanks for your work advocating to ! We’ll continue to urge the Senate to take up and pass this important legislation.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
This week, House Democrats: ✅Passed legislation to , ✅Condemned 's racist tweets, ✅ Voted to hold the Admin in contempt on the , & ✅Passed a bipartisan bill to reauthorize intelligence programs.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
It’s finally Friday! Did anybody else feel this way at some point this week? 🙋‍♂️
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Steny Hoyer Jul 19
Happy birthday to my friend, , a great Member representing . Thanks for your work as Chair of the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy for and dedication to making the economy work for the middle class.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
When I visited Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was in prison for 25 years, I was inspired by his ability to keep the faith. On , I continue to be inspired by his legacy of rising above impossible odds and overcoming adversity.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
On , we celebrate the courage and determination of Nelson Mandela. When I met him, he was so gracious and exuded an inner strength, an inner peace, & an inner conviction. Let us continue his legacy of confronting racism, intolerance, and inequality wherever they exist.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
TFW you show up to a party and realize you’ve definitely overdressed…
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Today, I spoke on the House Floor to honor Betsy Bossart, who tirelessly and selflessly served the people of as my District Director for 30 years. Betsy has spent every single day of her many years of service making sure that our District always comes first.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
According to CBO, the Raise the Wage Act will raise wages for 27 million people. EPI projects 33 million people will get a raise.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
According to CBO, the Act will lift 1.3 million people out of poverty.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
The last federal minimum wage increase was in 2009.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
The Act would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Replying to @LeaderHoyer
The current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.
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Steny Hoyer Jul 18
Happy birthday to my friend and new Member, of , a strong advocate for the Central Valley. Thank you for your work advocating for job growth and rural communities.
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