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Washington, DC – Last night, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) issued the following response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address. Below are Rep. Yoder’s remarks, as prepared for delivery:
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 240-181. The vote marks the first time since the passage of the Affordable Care Act that Congress is sending a repeal bill to President Obama’s desk.
Led the Effort to Secure Largest NIH Funding Increase Since 2003
Washington, DC – Late yesterday evening, the House Appropriations Committee released the text of the Fiscal Year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, the legislation that funds the federal government through September 30, 2016.
TOPEKA, KS – Today, a bipartisan coalition of city, county, state and federal elected office holders that represent Leavenworth County, led by Representatives Lynn Jenkins (KS-02), Mike Pompeo (KS-04) and Leavenworth Mayor Lisa Weakley, sent President Obama a letter urging him to bear in mind the concerns and thoughts of the citizens of Kansas before he considers transferring G
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he has nominated 29 area students to four of the five U.S. Service Academies for the class entering 2016.
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.
“In spite of our budget debates, these diseases march on, costing us millions of lives and trillions of dollars,” says Yoder
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).
“This proposal places the interests of other nations ahead of the safety and security of the American people,” says Yoder
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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.