Washington, DC – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) joined a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives passing the American SAFE Act to pause the resettlement program for refugees from Iraq and Syria until various intelligence and national security agencies certify to Congress that each refugee is not a threat.
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his fifth Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Friday, December 11th at Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC). As in past years, the Job Fair will help facilitate face-to-face meetings between those seeking employment and local business owners who are currently hiring.
Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) began circulating a letter to his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives calling for a minimum of $3 billion in new spending at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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Overland Park, KS – Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a 2-1 ruling denying the Obama Administration’s appeal in a suit against its controversial executive action on immigration.
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder will attend the Johnson County 2015 Veterans Day Observance in Lenexa tomorrow as America recognizes those who have dedicated their lives to serving our country in the defense of our freedoms. The event is open to the public and members of the media are invited to attend.
Overland Park, KS – Today, the Obama Administration announced its formal rejection of the Keystone XL Pipeline, which Congress voted to authorize in a bipartisan, bicameral fashion in February. Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) issued the following statement in response to the announcement:
Merriam, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and his wife Brooke are proud to announce that Monday morning they welcomed to the world their newest addition, Eloise Jane, whose name is inspired by two of her great-grandmothers. Baby Eloise arrived at 11:00 am on Monday, November 2nd at Shawnee Mission Medical Center.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) voted against the two-year budget agreement negotiated by Congressional leadership and the White House, which passed 266-167. The agreement increases federal spending by $112 billion over the next two years and raises the debt limit through March of 2017.
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) voted for H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 240-189. Earlier this year, Congress passed the first ten-year balanced budget agreement since 2001.