Washington, D.C. – Last night, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about the loss of Johnson County Sheriff’s Master Deputy Brandon Collins, offering his condolences to Deputy Collins’ family.
Following are Rep. Yoder’s remarks, as prepared for delivery:
Washington, DC – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his seventh Third District Job Fair on Thursday, October 27th at the Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) Burke Technical Education Center.
Kansas City, Kansas – On Monday, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) was presented with the Champion of Science Award by the University of Kansas and the Science Coalition in recognition of his support for federal funding for basic scientific research.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and thirteen of his House colleagues sent a letter to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Director Dan Ashe expressing concerns over recent statements made regarding the potential re-listing of the lesser prairie-chicken (LPC) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
Washington, D.C. – According to recent reports, a former physician assistant, Mark Wisner, at the Leavenworth VA Medical Center had a police record prior to his hire date yet he passed his initial background check and was not given any subsequent background checks.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Yoder joined the bipartisan majority of the House to pass a package of bills designed to block the administration’s concessions to Iran and to hold Tehran accountable for its illicit behavior.
Washington, D.C. – This week, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) joined more than 200 Members of the House of Representatives in writing a letter to FBI Director James Comey demanding answers on former-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's failure to safeguard classified information through her use of a private email server in her home during her tenure at the State Department.
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.