Congressman Kevin Yoder

Representing the 3rd District of KANSAS
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Apr 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – This afternoon, the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce and Technology unanimously passed H.R. 4889, the Kelsey Smith Act, legislation to help law enforcement and telecommunication officials work together quickly in cases of emergency to the locate cell phones of missing persons.

Apr 13, 2016 Press Release
Legislation Heads to House Floor Supported by Veto-Proof Majority

Washington, D.C.  – This morning, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, digital privacy reform legislation introduced and championed by Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) by a vote of 28-0.

Apr 7, 2016 Press Release
Congressmen Previously Questioned Officials on Conference Call in March

Overland Park, KS – Yesterday, Representatives Kevin Yoder (R-KS) and Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) sent a letter to United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson demanding answers about the failures of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to detain and deport Pablo Serrano-Vitorino, who allegedly killed four people in Kansas City, Kansas and one person in

Mar 30, 2016 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his sixth Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Ball Conference Center in Olathe, Kansas  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.

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder will hold a Town Hall Forum in Lenexa, Kansas on Wednesday, April 6th. The event will be open to the public. Media is also invited to attend.

WHO:               Representative Kevin Yoder

WHAT:             Lenexa Town Hall Forum

Mar 23, 2016 Press Release
House Committee Expected to Hold Hearing Next Month

Washington, D.C. – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) reintroduced the Kelsey Smith Act, legislation named after the 18-year-old Shawnee Mission West graduate who was tragically abducted and murdered in 2007 after shopping at an Overland Park department store.

Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the tragic murders that took place in Montgomery County, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas last week, U.S. Reps. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) and Kevin Yoder (KS-03) convened a meeting this morning with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to get to the bottom of what happened.

Feb 25, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will address RareKC’s Rare Disease Day 2016 Kansas City Town Hall Meeting on Monday. The event will highlight the importance of and need for researching cures to rare diseases, and will feature several speakers and panels on the topic.

Feb 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. This morning President Barack Obama announced the details of a plan he will submit to Congress to begin closing the detention center at Guantanamo Bay. Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) issued the following statement in response to the announcement:

Feb 16, 2016 Press Release

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, Kansas THIS THURSDAY, February 18th at 3:30 PM.