Congressman Kevin Yoder

Representing the 3rd District of KANSAS
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Press Releases

May 25, 2016 Press Release
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.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

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.

May 2, 2016 Press Release
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.

Apr 22, 2016 Press Release

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

Apr 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
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.

Apr 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressmen Previously Questioned Officials on Conference Call in March

Overland Park, KS – Yesterday, Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) sent a letter to United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson demanding answers about the failures of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to detain and deport Pablo Serrano-Vitorino, who allegedly killed four people in Kansas City, Kansas and one person in

Mar 30, 2016 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his sixth Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Ball Conference Center in Olathe, Kansas  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.

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder will hold a Town Hall Forum in Lenexa, Kansas on Wednesday, April 6th. The event will be open to the public. Media is also invited to attend.

WHO:               Representative Kevin Yoder

WHAT:             Lenexa Town Hall Forum

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release
House Committee Expected to Hold Hearing Next Month

Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) reintroduced the Kelsey Smith Act, legislation named after the 18-year-old Shawnee Mission West graduate who was tragically abducted and murdered in 2007 after shopping at an Overland Park department store.

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