Congressman Kevin Yoder

Representing the 3rd District of KANSAS
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Press Releases

Jan 21, 2016 Press Release
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.

Jan 14, 2016 Press Release

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.

Jan 13, 2016 Press Release

For a video of the remarks, click here.

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:

Jan 6, 2016 Press Release

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.

Dec 16, 2015 Press Release
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.

Dec 14, 2015 Press Release

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

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he has nominated 29 area students to four of the five U.S. Service Academies for the class entering 2016.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – This afternoon, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) joined a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives passing the American SAFE Act to pause the resettlement program for refugees from Iraq and Syria until various intelligence and national security agencies certify to Congress that each refugee is not a threat.

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

Overland Park, KS – Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) announced today that he will be holding his fifth Third District Job Fair and Resource Expo on Friday, December 11th at Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC).  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.

Nov 18, 2015 Press Release
“In spite of our budget debates, these diseases march on, costing us millions of lives and trillions of dollars,” says Yoder

Washington, DC – Yesterday evening, Representative Kevin Yoder (R-KS) began circulating a letter to his Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives calling for a minimum of $3 billion in new spending at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).