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Congressman Kevin Yoder

Representing the 3rd District of Kansas

Press Releases

Sep 6, 2017 Press Release
Bill Passed House Unanimously, Heads to President’s Desk for Signature

Washington, DC – Last night, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act, which honors Bob Dole’s service to the United States in the military and in Congress by awarding him a Congressional

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC  – This morning, the Trump Administration announced that it is rescinding the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with a six month wind-down period. Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) issued the following statement after the announcement:

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release
“This is precisely the kind of small but meaningful legislation that would show the American public that Congress is, in fact, capable of doing something -- and, not incidentally, it would measurably improve the lives of millions of American families.”

Editorial: Congress Should Give Families More Credit

Bloomberg Editorial Board

September 5, 2017 | To view online, click here.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
“Rep. Kevin Yoder, on the other hand, distinguished himself with his criticism of Trump’s feeble response to the horrors in Charlottesville.”

Editorial: The right response to Charlottesville

By The Topeka Capital-Journal Editorial Board

August 15, 2017 | To view online, click here.

Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – On Wednesday, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) will tour the Mastin Street KinderCare location and host a roundtable discussion with KinderCare officials, childcare experts, parents, and advocates, highlighting his Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone (PACE) Act

Aug 2, 2017 Press Release
Reforms Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit, Enhances Dependent Care FSAs

Washington, DC – Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) have introduced the Promoting Affordable Childcare for Everyone (PACE) Act, legislation that makes important updates and reforms to the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit (CDCTC) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to help middle class and low-income families pay f

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – This week, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives about the need to reform our legal immigration system through passage of his Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act.

Jul 27, 2017 Press Release
Bill Limits Spending, Supports Law Enforcement, Increases Transparency & Efficiency

Washington, DC – This evening, the House of Representatives passed the Make America Secure Appropriations Act, a package of funding bills that include the Fiscal Year 2018 Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Energy and Water, and Chairman Kevin Yoder’s (R-KS)

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his eighth Third District Job Fair on Tuesday, August 22nd at the Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) Burke Technical Center. As in past years, the Job Fair will help facilitate face-to-face meetings between those seeking employment and local employers currently hiring.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC  – This morning, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted to pass the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 344-81.