Washington D.C. – Today, WINGMAN (H.R. 5166), a bill that streamlines the benefits claims process between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and congressional constituent advocates processing those claims on behalf of veterans and their families, passed out of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL-03) bill, the State Sponsors of Terrorism Review Enhancement Act (H.R. 5484), passed the House. This anti-terrorism bill will quadruple the time - from 6 to 24 months - a designated country must refrain from sponsoring terrorism, before a President, regardless of party, can remove it from the sponsor list.
Yoho Supports Implementation of the DOTCOM Act
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) released the following statement urging the Senate to pass the DOTCOM Act. The legislation prohibits the transfer of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and control of the internet to outside foreign governments. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of increasing access to capital for small business across America. With Congressman Yoho’s help, the Accelerating Access to Capital Act (H.R. 2357) passed the House by a vote of 236 to 178. This bill expands the eligibility to use a simplified registration form for smaller reporting companies.
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Washington, D.C. – With more Zika cases being reported in South Florida, the Senate has still not approved much needed funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus. Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03), who voted to approve funds to help mitigate the spread of Zika in the U.S., released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Today, in a victory for Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL-03) PAST Act (H.R. 3268) and animal welfare, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced proposed changes to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (HPA) and end inhumane practices known as soring.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) introduced the Federal Employee Accountability Act (FEAA) of 2016. The bill provides heads of federal agencies with more authority to remove employees who are negligent in their duties.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) released the following statement on the one year anniversary of Iran Nuclear Deal.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) release the following statement upon hearing the news the FBI will not seek to press charges against Hillary Clinton: