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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

In The News

July 15, 2014

In an op-ed, Rep. Yarmuth shares fond memories of working with Sen. Baker as a Senate staffer in the 1970s. 

April 15, 2014

Rep. Yarmuth joined Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Louisville to tour the Ohio River Bridges Project and push for new federal investment in infrastructure. 

April 2, 2014

Rep. Yarmuth talks about the radical cuts included in the Republican Budget. 

March 29, 2014

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.

March 26, 2014

Republican leaders in the House have refused to allow a vote on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. 

March 10, 2014

“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. 

February 24, 2014

Simmons College of Kentucky becomes the state’s first private, historically black college to receive national accreditation. 

February 12, 2014

“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. 

December 21, 2013

Rep. Yarmuth: Republicans threatening a shutdown refuse to be part of a governing coalition. 

December 14, 2013

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.