In The News
In an op-ed, Rep. Yarmuth shares fond memories of working with Sen. Baker as a Senate staffer in the 1970s.
Rep. Yarmuth joined Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Louisville to tour the Ohio River Bridges Project and push for new federal investment in infrastructure.
Rep. Yarmuth talks about the radical cuts included in the Republican Budget.
Rep. John Yarmuth waved powerful evidence in front of his colleagues in the House last week: A bottle of orange water. "This bottle is filled with water from a well near a mountaintop removal mining operation in Eastern Kentucky," the Louisville Democrat said.
Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow a vote on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
“I was proud to help secure the federal investment that, along with private-sector buy-in, is helping transform this area into a place of optimism and prosperity for both residents and businesses," Yarmuth said.
Simmons College of Kentucky becomes the state’s first private, historically black college to receive national accreditation.
“Today’s ruling is an important step forward in the march toward recognition of all marriages under the law and full equality in our Commonwealth," Yarmuth said.
Rep. Yarmuth: Republicans threatening a shutdown refuse to be part of a governing coalition.
On the first anniversary of the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Rep. Yarmuth pledged to continue pressing for universal background checks for gun buyers while addressing gun violence prevention supporters in Louisville.