Steny Hoyer

‘We Must Act Now’: 180 House Democrats Urge Pelosi to Save Clean Energy Industry ‘Decimated’ by Pandemic

As Congress continues to debate whether and how to keep helping workers and businesses impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, over three-quarters of House Democrats sent a letter Monday urging the lower chamber’s party leaders to ensure the delivery of further relief to the “crucial” clean energy industry, which has been “decimated” by the public …

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Progressives Slam Oil-Soaked Steny Hoyer for Backing Joe Kennedy III Over Green New Deal Champion Ed Markey

Progressives and climate activists expressed furstration with Democratic Party leadership after Politico reported Tuesday that House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer would be holding a virtual fundraiser for Rep. Joseph Kennedy III, who is challenging incumbent Sen. Ed Markey in the 2020 Massachusetts Democratic primary.  Markey, who cosponsored the Green New Deal with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), has …

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House Democrats Denounced for Covid-19 Relief Bill That Leaves ‘Door Wide Open’ for Fossil Fuel Bailouts

Climate action advocacy groups on Tuesday blasted Democratic congressional leadership for introducing a 1,815-page, $3 trillion coronavirus relief package that fails to close loopholes for fossil fuel corporations that are lobbying for federal bailouts under the cover of the pandemic. Activists expressed frustration that House Democrats’ Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act …

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