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Thu, Jul 29, 2021 / Budget & Fiscal Responsibility / Education / Environment / Federal Employees / Fire Service and Law Enforcement / Health Care & Seniors / Jobs & the Economy / Transportation and Infrastructure
Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) praised the House passage of H.R. 4502, a funding package of seven Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations bills, including: Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration; Energy and Water Development; Financial Services and General Government; Interior and Environment; Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Transportation and Housing and Urban Development.
Thu, Jul 29, 2021 / Federal Employees
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) released the following statement today after President Biden announced new actions to ensure more Americans get vaccinated, including asking federal employees and onsite federal contractors to attest to their vaccination status:
Thu, Jul 29, 2021 / Education
This week, the House is considering appropriations legislation to fund the government for Fiscal Year 2022. Included in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education bill is a substantial increase for full-service community schools, which play a vital role in closing the education achievement gap by providing comprehensive social services and programs to children and their families.
Wed, Jul 28, 2021 / Education
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) spoke on the House Floor last night in support of his amendment to the Financial Services and General Government Appropriation Act, which will move through the House as part of the appropriations minibus, to fund the Help America Vote Act College Poll Worker Program. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery and a link to the video:
Mon, Jul 26, 2021
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) released the following statement today on the nomination of Del. Erek Barron to become the next United States Attorney for the District of Maryland:
Thu, Jul 22, 2021
One week ago today, the first round of expanded Child Tax Credit payments, provided through the American Rescue Plan, hit the bank accounts of thousands of eligible families in Maryland.
Wed, Jul 21, 2021 / Environment
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) spoke on the House Floor today in strong support of the PFAS Action Act, legislation to protect American families from harmful PFAS chemicals.
Tue, Jul 20, 2021 / Health Care & Seniors
Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Congressman Anthony G. Brown (MD-04), Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07), Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster (NH-02), Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (DE-AL), Congresswoman Robin Kelly (IL-02), and Congressman Tony Cárdenas (CA-29) reintroduced the Health Enterprise Zones Act, H.R.4510, to close the gaps in our health care system that have left behind minorities and underserved communities.
Mon, Jul 19, 2021 / Fire Service and Law Enforcement
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), and Congressmen Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and David Trone (MD-06) today announced $378,753 in American Rescue Plan funding for fire and emergency rescue departments across Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
Mon, Jul 19, 2021
Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) today announced $1,037,955 in American Rescue Plan funding for fire and emergency rescue departments in Southern Maryland and along the Eastern Shore.
Mon, Jul 19, 2021 / Education

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Anthony G. Brown (MD-04) applauded the inclusion of $4 million in funding for the Prince George’s County Department of Health to construct a pediatric telehealth network in 100 Prince George’s County public schools and provide mental health services to students.

Mon, Jul 19, 2021
Thanks to the work of Democrats in Congress, the American Rescue Plan included a significant expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Last week, the first round of these monthly, automatic Child Tax Credit Payments were sent to hundreds of thousands of Maryland families to help them cover day-to-day expenses and set their children up for success. If you’re unsure whether you qualify, click here for more information. If you didn’t receive your payment, click here for assistance.
Mon, Jul 19, 2021
Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) applauded the inclusion of $1,675,000 million in funding for mental health services and restorative justice training in Prince George’s County. The funding was included in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies funding bills for Fiscal Year 2022.
Mon, Jul 19, 2021 / Budget & Fiscal Responsibility / Education / Environment / Jobs & the Economy / Transportation and Infrastructure
Today, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) applauded the inclusion of $4,710,000 for Southern Maryland after the full committee markup of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies; Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies; and Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies funding bills for Fiscal Year 2022.
Thu, Jul 15, 2021 / Jobs & the Economy
When Congress passed the American Rescue Plan in March, included was a significant expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Today, the first round of monthly Child Tax Credit payments will be dispersed to Maryland families, sending assistance directly into the pockets of Marylanders who need it most. I was glad to work alongside my colleagues and the Biden-Harris Administration to ensure the expanded Child Tax Credit was included in the American Rescue Plan.