Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Dec 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) commemorated the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  This significant moment in history freed nearly 4 million slaves - formally abolishing slavery in America. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

Dec 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. — Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of H.R.

Dec 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted yes on H.R. 8, the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act. H.R.

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) introduced a resolution to compel President Obama to submit any binding climate change agreement reached as the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to Congress. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:               

Dec 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of two resolutions (S.J.Res.23 and S.J.Res.24) expressing Congressional disapproval of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) harmful energy regulations on coal fired power plants. Both of these resolutions have been passed by the Senate and will be sent straight to the President’s desk.

Nov 25, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) has been pushing for a clear strategy from the Obama Administration that will bring the Syrian civil war to an end. Next week, he will be introducing legislation which will force the president to come to Congress with a clear Syrian strategy. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

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Nov 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) introduced the Guantanamo Transfer Prevention Act (HR 4126).  This comes in response to President Obama’s recent transfer of five Guantanamo (GITMO) detainees to the United Arab Emirates.

Nov 20, 2015 Editorial

Dear Friends,

With all the news about Syrian Refugees, I thought it would be helpful to share some information about the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and some key facts about the issue.

Sincerely,

Ted

 

Background on the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program:

Nov 19, 2015 Press Release

Washington D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of HR 4038 - the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act. This bill will strengthen the vetting process for all Syrian and Iraqi refugees receiving admission to the United States.  H.R.

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Dec 4, 2015 In The News

An Eastside High School senior got a surprise from a congressman and some good news Friday.

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho showed up at Eastside on Friday afternoon to notify Emily Louie-Meador that she’d been accepted into the United States Naval Academy.

Part of the rigorous application process for military academies is securing a congressional nomination.

Dec 2, 2015 In The News

With President Barack Obama in France this week as the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets, a Republican congressman from Florida offered a resolution ensuring congressional approval is needed on any agreement. 

Nov 30, 2015 In The News

 

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Several rural counties in north Florida are struggling with high-speed Internet service after an agency created in 2009 has become unreliable, and some customers have moved on to other sources for Internet service, local officials said.

Nov 23, 2015 In The News

From his seat on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, a Florida congressman is looking to ensure President Barack Obama can’t ignore Congress as the administration transfers captured terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay. 

Nov 20, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) is pushing legislation that would allow governors to prevent refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria from resettling in their states.

“Until we can figure this out, governors of each state should not be pushed by the Obama Administration to accept these refugees,” Yoho said in a statement.

Nov 20, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) late last week met with representatives from Balfour Beatty Rail for a tour of the company's facility in Fleming Island, Fla.

While there, Yoho also discussed public policy priorities for the rail industry, according to a press release from the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association(REMSA), of which Balfour Beatty Rail is a member.

Nov 19, 2015 In The News

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought out the “Give States a Chance Act of 2015“ to back governors--including Gov. Rick Scott of Florida--who oppose the Obama administration’s plan to allow 10,000 refugees from Syria into the U.S. 

Nov 19, 2015 In The News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- On the heels of the terrorist attacks in Paris, a Florida congressman introduced a bill Wednesday that he vows will protect governors' rights to refuse entry of refugees into their states.

Nov 18, 2015 In The News
OCALA, Fla.-- The City of Ocala honored two of its fallen heroes Wednesday morning.
 
The families of Chelsea Richard, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, and Ralph T. Croskey, a three-war veteran and prominent member of the community, gathered in two separate ceremonies as city officials put up street signs dedicated in their honor.
 
Nov 17, 2015 In The News

After nearly a decade of secret negotiations, twelve Asia- Pacific countries reached a historic free trade agreement on Oct. 5, 2015. The goal of the Trans-Pacific Partnership is to reduce and eliminate tariff and non-tariff barriers on goods, services and agriculture throughout the Pacific Rim.

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