Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) joined a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives in passing the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act by a vote of 422-2. The bill takes important steps to address the mental health crisis in America, including:
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, the House Appropriations Committee voted to add Representative Kevin Yoder’s (R-KS) amendment to prevent the listing of the Lesser Prairie Chicken as a “threatened” or “endangered” species to the 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations Act.
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) will join the Wyandotte County FOP Lodge #40 and Sheriff Don Ash in attending the Dedication and Unveiling of the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office Memorial in Kansas City, Kansas THIS AFTERNOON.
Washington, DC – Representative Kevin Yoder will attend events this Memorial Day weekend focusing on the service and sacrifice of those who have served our country. The events will be open to the media.
WHAT: Heart of America Stand Down
Agency’s Top Security Official Recently Resigned Over Mismanagement
Washington, DC – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) sent a letter to United States Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator Peter Neffenger demanding answers about the increasing long wait times at TSA lines in airports across the country and what the agency is doing to alleviate the issue.
Washington, DC – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that Padee Vang, a senior at Sumner Academy of Arts and Sciences in Kansas City, Kansas, has won the 2016 Congressional Art Competition for the Third District. Her entry, titled “Sauer Mansion,” uses the medium of pen and ink and showcases the historic landmark in Wyandotte County.
Lenexa Police to Highlight How Kelsey Smith Act Saves Lives
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) welcomes FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai to Kansas on Wednesday to discuss the success of the Kelsey Smith law in Kansas and push to create a national standard for law enforcement that already exists in twenty-two states.
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder will hold a Town Hall Forum in Louisburg, Kansas on Wednesday, May 4th. The event will be open to the public. Media is also invited to attend.
WHO: Representative Kevin Yoder
WHAT: Louisburg Town Hall Forum
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce and Technology unanimously passed H.R. 4889, the Kelsey Smith Act, legislation to help law enforcement and telecommunication officials work together quickly in cases of emergency to the locate cell phones of missing persons.
Legislation Heads to House Floor Supported by Veto-Proof Majority
Washington, D.C. – This morning, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, digital privacy reform legislation introduced and championed by Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) by a vote of 28-0.