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:
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.
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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.
A Florida congressman is ripping into President Obama in the wake of the deadly terrorist attack in Orlando over the weekend, saying Mr. Obama has failed to call out radical Islamic terrorism for what it is.
“We’re hearing the wrong signal out of this administration. President Obama owns this,” GOP Rep. Ted Yoho said this week on “Tim Constantine’s Capitol Hill Show.”
This week, the U.S. House passed the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (PROMESA) with the Florida delegation splitting on odd lines. The bill from U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., would let Puerto Rico restructure its $72 billion debt in return for more federal oversight of local affairs.
The Military Museum of North Florida and Reynolds Industrial Park on SR 16 in Green Cove Springs celebrated its 4th Annual Armed Forces Day Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, 2016. The gates opened around 8:00 AM, two hours earlier than last year, and remained opened throughout the afternoon.
American flags speckled the Forest Meadows cemetery among bouquets of lilies and roses Monday as 400 people honored veterans at the funeral home’s Memorial Day ceremony.
The crowd quietly joined Dorene Webster in singing “The Star-Spangled Banner” and applauded as members of Milton Lewis Young Marines folded the flag.
It’s not every day that elected officials turn up at your birthday party, but that’s what state Rep. Keith Perry and U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho did Saturday to honor a Gainesville veteran and new centenarian.
Posted Wednesday, May 25, 2016 8:00 pm
GREEN COVE SPRINGS – Nearly an hour had passed since the two of them took off from Vero Beach, armed with only their uniforms, their uncontrollable grins and the knowledge that what they were doing was illegal.
In an Agriculture Committee hearing on March 5, 2013, Rep. Ted Yoho asked USDA Secretary Vilsack to comment on claims that meat inspection would be impacted by President Obama's sequester.
Congressman Ted Yoho participated in a Special Order on Second Amendment Rights on Monday, March 4, 2013.