Washington, D.C. – This morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed a joint session of the United States Congress on the United States-Israel relationship and the pending nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Representative Kevin Yoder issued the following statement on the proposal:
Washington, D.C. – Representative Kevin Yoder is now accepting entries from all interested Third District high school students for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition.
Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators introduced a bill to modernize our nation’s electronic privacy laws and bring our protections against warrantless searches into harmony with the technological realities of the 21st century.
Washington, D.C. – This morning, the White House released President Barack Obama’s 2015 Budget Proposal. The plan featured about $4 trillion in spending and $3.53 trillion in tax revenues, the highest amount in American history, while still leaving a $474 billion deficit for the fiscal year beginning on October 1.
Washington, D.C. – This morning, the National Head Start Association (NHSA) presented Representative Kevin Yoder with the 2015 Head Start Protecting Opportunities for our Most Important Students Early (PROMISE) Award. Representative Yoder received the award at NHSA’s annual Winter Leadership Institute Breakfast on Capitol Hill.
Washington, D.C. – Tonight, President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address before a joint session of the United States Congress in the chamber of the House of Representatives. Representative Kevin Yoder issued the following statement after attending the speech:
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Kevin Yoder voted in favor of the Fiscal Year 2015 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act, which included a prohibition on any funds being used to implement President Obama’s executive order granting amnesty.
Washington, D.C. – Representative Kevin Yoder has been named to a third term as a member of the House Appropriations Committee during the 114th Congress. The Appropriations Committee is responsible for allocating federal dollars to fund various programs, departments, and agencies.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Kevin Yoder began the 114th Congress by reintroducing two important bills that would cut Congressional salaries and eliminate the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) pension program for Members of Congress.