Washington, D.C. – This morning, the White House released President Barack Obama’s Budget Proposal for Fiscal Year 2017, his final budget proposal before leaving office. The $4.1 trillion plan again marks the largest budget proposal in American history, grows annual deficits, and is projected to increase the National Debt to $27.4 trillion over the next decade.
Washington, D.C. – Representative Kevin Yoder is now accepting entries from all interested Third District high school students for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition.
Congress Starts to Get Serious About Online Privacy
By New York Times Editorial Board
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Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) is hosting a New Year Open House in the lobby of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, on February 18th.
Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, the House Judiciary Committee announced plans to markup H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, digital privacy reform legislation introduced and championed by Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS).
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.
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.