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Congressman John Yarmuth

Representing the 3rd Congressional District of Kentucky

Press Releases

August 2, 2019 Press Release

EL PASO, TX – Yesterday, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-03), Chairman of the House Budget Committee, joined his fellow House Democrats for a press conference during the first day of their U.S.-Mexico border delegation visit. Thought the livestream broadcast of the press conference failed due to extreme temperatures, an archive of the video is available below.

July 12, 2019 Press Release
Egregious offset has cut benefits for military surviving spouses for more than 40 years
July 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congressman John Yarmuth’s (KY-3) amendment to repeal the Survivor Benefit Plan-Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (SBP-DIC) offset—commonly referred to as the “Widow’s Tax”—advanced on the House floor today as members voted to approve H. Res.

June 25, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (D-KY) and House Democrats voted to pass H.R. 3055, a minibus appropriations package that includes $410 million in funding for construction of the new Louisville VA Medical Center.

May 30, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 1384, the Medicare for All Act of 2019, and three other legislative efforts aimed at either expanding Medicare or providing access to a public option system, H.R. 2452, the Medicare for America Act of 2019; H.R.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the statement below regarding Attorney General William Barr’s release of the redacted Mueller Report.

April 16, 2019 Press Release

LOUISVILLE– Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) will host Louisville-area middle and high school students on Thursday, April 25 for U.S. Service Academy Information Night, an event designed to help students interested in the military academies understand the nomination and appointment process. The event will be held at Eastern High School in Louisville.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) reintroduced H.R. 2050, the Appalachian Community Health Emergency (ACHE) Act, legislation that would halt all new mountaintop coal removal mining permits until federal officials examine health consequences in surrounding communities.

March 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the statement below in response to Attorney General William Barr’s summary of principal conclusions of the Mueller report.

March 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON– Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the statement below in advance of today’s vote on H. Res. 183, a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim discrimination, and bigotry against minorities. Text of the resolution can be found here.

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