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Steny Hoyer
The Democratic Whip of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Maryland's 5th Congressional District.
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Thank you to the students at this evening for speaking out on the need to . I join them in urging Republicans to bring common-sense gun legislation to the Floor as soon as possible.
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I join in calling on Judiciary Committee Chair to take meaningful action to .
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With 83% of the benefits of the going to the wealthiest Americans, it’s not a surprise that a majority of voters say they have not seen an increase in their paycheck, according to new polling from & .
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Wishing a happy birthday to my brother and a hero of the civil rights movement, .
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I join in sending my deepest condolences to the family of the Prince George’s police officer who was killed today. My thoughts and prayers are with them, Chief Stawinski, and the entire police force during this difficult time.
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
The Affordable Care Act’s consumer protections should apply to all who purchase coverage, & every American deserves the chance to purchase affordable, quality health care coverage without facing discrimination. 3/3
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
Insurance companies could charge women higher rates than men for the same coverage, raise rates or deny coverage to those with pre-existing conditions, & drop those who become sick. The presence of these plans in markets will cause premiums to go up for everyone else. 2/3
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
The Trump Admin is going after the heart of the : its consumer protections. Today’s proposed rule would allow companies to offer junk plans that cover little & leave patients vulnerable to being denied access to basic benefits. 1/3
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Thank you for hosting me today in as part of the second . From learning about to hearing with local community leaders about critical infrastructure issues, it was an insightful day.
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
., I appreciate your participation in the second both yesterday in Toledo & today in Indianapolis. Thanks for joining me.
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Thank you for hosting the yesterday, . I enjoyed hearing directly from Northwest Ohio’s employers and workers about how we can make workforce training more accessible for today’s workers & the next generation.
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
This afternoon, I toured the control tower, viewed the radar system, & joined a roundtable at w & to learn more about how ' investments in aviation infrastructure are helping the local economy & creating jobs.
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
I heard time and time again today that investing in infrastructure is good for business. Local community leaders called on the federal government to remain involved in infrastructure as technology shifts. 7/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
I heard from community members doing a study on sustainability, resiliency, & the city’s vulnerabilities when it comes to climate change, & that Congress should look at what the country can do to prepare our infrastructure for the future rather than reacting to last disaster. 6/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
Another concern raised today in was about aging water and sewer infrastructure, a problem we see across the country. 5/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
Participants also discussed how infrastructure can help alleviate poverty so more people can . Improved public transit provides lower cost transit options & jobs that can help Americans get out of poverty. 4/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhipHoyer
I heard public-private partnerships aren't a panacea. The debt from investments must be paid back, it’s not free money. 3/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Replying to @WhiteHouse
The infrastructure proposal asks for 80% of funding to come from local communities. I heard a unanimous "no" from the community when I asked if that was workable. 2/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
Today's stop in focused on infrastructure, which is key to creating jobs and strengthening our economic competitiveness. Here are some of my takeaways from the discussion with local leaders. 1/7
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Steny Hoyer Feb 20
On Saturday, I toured w & learned about entrepreneurship & robotics technology. We heard on the that embracing innovation and rapidly changing technology will be key to ensuring businesses & workers can .
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