Made Possible by Yoder Provision in Appropriations Legislation
Washington, D.C. – This morning, the Kansas Senate Transportation Committee passed SB 99, which extended truck length limitations for hauling custom harvesting equipment to bring them in line with laws in bordering states. The bill now moves to the full Senate for passage.
Washington, D.C. – This evening, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) voted to override President Obama’s veto of H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act, which passed the House of Representatives in January.
Overland Park, KS – Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Andy Barr (R-KY) will appear on 810 Sports Radio’s Between the Lines with Kevin Kietzman this afternoon at 3:00 PM CT/4:00 PM ET to discuss tomorrow’s matchup between the Kansas Jayhawks and Kentucky Wildcats, as well as various public policy issues in sports.
Overland Park, KS – Yesterday, Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Andy Barr (R-KY) joined the Capital Games podcast hosted by ESPN’s Andy Katz and ABC News’ Rick Klein to discuss various public policy issues in sports, as well as this weekend’s matchup between the Kansas Jayhawks and the Kentucky Wildcats at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.
Cambria Lord Directly Benefits from NIH Research
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) met today with Eden and Cambria Lord, her Children’s Mercy doctors, and researchers from the University of Kansas School of Medicine at Children’s Mercy Hospital to discuss the importance of research for rare diseases at the National Institutes of Health.
Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today he will host a New Year Open House in the lobby of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kansas on January 19th from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM.
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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