WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the Pentagon’s suspension of attempts to reclaim bonuses from veterans.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This bill will create jobs and build up America’s water resource infrastructure. Congressman Yoho gave the following statement after his vote:
Washington, DC – The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded Yoho with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress.
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.
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.
Gainesville, FL– Congressman Ted S.
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:
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Gov. Rick Scott is in Washington this afternoon meeting with House Speaker Paul Ryan, Florida’s U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, and U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho to talk about the latest effort to fund the fight on the Zika virus.
When the United States has friends like Saudi Arabia, who needs enemies?
Last week the Obama administration approved the largest release of detainees from the terrorist prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. These fifteen hardened terrorists will be transferred and placed under the custody of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This prisoner release greatly concerns me. As a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, I believe this transfer is reckless and shortsighted.
Florida Republican Ted Yoho is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to delay--and possibly halt--the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia.
Yoho noted on Wednesday that he was against the State Department’s planned $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia.
Mosquitos are effective at distributing diseases and they don’t care if you are a Democrat or a Republican. The current Senate delay in approving funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus is frustrating, unnecessary, and dangerous. Now is not the time to be playing politics with the health of the American people.
America needs to rethink how we distribute our foreign aid around the world. I came to Congress on the promise of cutting wasteful government spending. There are plenty of examples of the government playing loose with taxpayer money, but none more so than how we spend our foreign aid dollars.
Government has two roles. Pretend to make the lives of Americans better - while actually making them worse. The first is a necessary facade - to allow them to execute the second.
Is this crass and cynical? Yes, it is. But it is also accurate. Here’s some more crass accuracy.
Some say there are two front lines in war — those on the battlefield and those who medically treat the wounded, diseased and mentally afflicted soldiers who serve in battle.
Alvina Bowen, 91, wearing the same brown uniform she wore 72 years ago when she served as what was then called a US Army Technical Sergeant during WWII, said she agrees.
Washington, D.C. – Today the House Foreign Affairs Committee, chaired by Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), passed two measures addressing state sponsors of terrorism and a bill to promote the role of women in resolving conflict. A summary of the committee action, including adopted amendments, is available HERE.
Florida congressman and member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs weighs in on why this president would rather take on Republicans than extremists. He reacts to President Obama's comments about radical Islam and Paul Ryan's comments about the U.S. being at war with radical Islam — and not Islam in general. Fred Fleitz, former CIA analyst and former Col.
On Monday, June 17th, the Freshman Regulatory Reform Woring Group, co-chaired by Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03) and Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) took time on the House floor to talk about ways to alleviate the burden of overregulation. Watch the video to hear the stories from North Central Florida constituents Congressman Yoho shared.