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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

Press Releases

July 23, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced the inclusion of a total of $1.75 million in funding for three priority projects that will invest in an emergency shelter for Louisville families overcoming homelessness, a 20-plus acre public park in West Louisville, and sidewalk rehabilitation efforts across the city.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced the inclusion of $100,000 in funding for a feasibility study to address severe riverbank erosion in Chickasaw Park. Yarmuth’s request was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies bill.

July 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced the inclusion of a total of $2.35 million in funding for three priority projects that will invest in a shared community space revitalization effort in Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood, advanced manufacturing training opportunities for underserved communities, and a real-world health care simulation center for stu

July 14, 2021 Press Release

LOUISVILLE – This morning, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) held a press conference at the Louisville Urban League encouraging Louisville families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning on July 15th.

July 8, 2021 Press Release

LOUISVILLE – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced that Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) has been awarded an Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant in the amount of $7,177,777 by the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration.

July 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced the inclusion of $480,000 in funding for sewer odor mitigation efforts in Louisville’s Park DuValle neighborhood. Yarmuth’s request was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies bill.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced the inclusion of $580,000 in funding for two priority projects that will help promote diversity among Louisville’s businesses and expand operations for a food incubator in West Louisville.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced today that Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) will be awarded $36.5 million in funding from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Airport Rescue Grants program.

June 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03) announced more than $2.6 million in funding awarded to three Louisville area community development financial institutions (CDFIs) as part of a nationwide effort to help provide direct economic relief in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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