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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

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May 6, 2021 Press Release

LOUISVILLE – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth announced the Biden-Harris Administration’s release of more than $18.7 million in funding to Kentucky for critical Older Americans Act (OAA) programs as part of the American Rescue Plan he helped usher through Congress.

May 4, 2021 Press Release

LOUISVILLE – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) announced two Assumption High School students as winners of his 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Assumption senior Alyssa Neubacher has won the National Competition and junior Kaitly Roths has won the online Community Choice Competition. Yarmuth made the announcement during a surprise visit to the school on Tuesday.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

LOUISVILLE – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) released the statement below following President Joe Biden’s Joint Address to Congress:

“Tonight, President Biden laid out an ambitious and thoughtful vision for our nation—one that tackles the challenges we face by investing in our greatest strength, the American people.

April 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Representatives John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Andy Barr (R-KY), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Bourbon Caucus, led a bipartisan letter calling on Katherine Tai, President Biden’s newly-confirmed U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), to work with the EU and UK to immediately suspend tariffs on American Whiskey.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) reintroduced H.R. 2073, the Appalachian Community Health Emergency (ACHE) Act, legislation to halt all new mountaintop removal coal mining permits until federal officials can examine the practice’s health effects on surrounding communities.

March 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – With 92 percent of Kentucky adults set to receive Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 per person through the American Rescue Plan and money beginning to be directly deposited into bank accounts this week, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) is highlighting a new “Get My Payment” tool from IRS.g

March 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, the life-saving legislation authored by House Budget Committee Chair John Yarmuth.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) released the statement below following House passage of H.R. 5, the Equality Act, legislation to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law.

February 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) released the statement below after being selected to serve on the House Committee on Education and Labor for the 117th Congress.

January 27, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. John Yarmuth (D-KY) and Andy Barr (R-KY) renewed the Congressional Bourbon Caucus as an official Congressional Member Organization for the 117th Congress.

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