Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Mar 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) and Darren Soto (D-FL) introduced the bipartisan American-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act to ensure the United States builds its stockpile of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Mar 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) praised the US Department of Transportation (DOT) for allocating $7.7 million for a railyard in Baker County Florida under their Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements (CRISI) program.

Mar 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, and author of the "Labor Certainty for Food Security Act,”-HR 6083 released the following statement: 

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Mar 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the "Labor Certainty for Food Security Act,”-HR 6083. The commonsense, bipartisan legislation will bring relief to America’s farmers and ranchers who are struggling to find steady, reliable labor.

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Feb 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement on his vote against H.R. 35:

Feb 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - This week the U.S Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced 28 grants to address the needs of new farmers, small to mid-sized farms, small processors, and small fresh fruit and vegetable wholesalers.

Feb 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) praised President Trump for prioritizing the new U.S. Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and committing millions to fully fund the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (Gavi). Congressman Yoho released the following message:

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Feb 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement on President Trump’s State of the Union:

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

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In The News

Mar 20, 2020 In The News

On Thursday, members of the Florida delegation sent a letter to Vice President Mike Pence, urging him to fulfill requests made by the Florida Division of Emergency Management for medical resources and personnel to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Mar 18, 2020 In The News

Undocumented laborers toiling on U.S. farms may be especially vulnerable to the new coronavirus—and they probably can’t look to Congress for much help.

“I don’t think anybody’s going to back legislation that would say we’re going to start giving health care to undocumented workers,” Senate Finance Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said in a telephone interview.

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Mar 17, 2020 In The News

We live in an increasingly globalized world, where trade relationships are a necessary factor for each country in maintaining economic growth and stability. The United States is an especially good example of utilizing trade relationships as a part of good economic policy, both working together to produce a strong national security framework.

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Mar 12, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., doubled down this week on the “Labor Certainty for Food Security Act” which will expand guest worker programs for agriculture.

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Mar 10, 2020 In The News

Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick expressed his appreciation for U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho’s work toward resolving a major public policy issue. “Congressman Ted Yoho has attentively listened to a serious challenge for agriculture – the continuous depletion of a reliable labor force,” Hoblick said.

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Mar 10, 2020 In The News

On March 4 Congressman Ted S. Yoho, R-FL, a member of the House Agriculture Committee, introduced the "Labor Certainty for Food Security Act,” HR 6083. The common-sense, bipartisan legislation will bring relief to America’s farmers and ranchers who are struggling to find steady, reliable labor. 

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Mar 6, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) on Wednesday introduced legislation that would create a year-round agricultural guest worker program.

The Florida Republican said the bill would address the labor shortages in the sector and help ensure a “reliable, predictable workforce,” providing reforms for those with H-2A visas.

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Mar 4, 2020 In The News

A member of the House Agriculture Committee, Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL), has announced the introduction of the “Labor Certainty for Food Security Act” this week to solve America’s agricultural labor shortage. In a recent interview with Southeast AgNet, Congressman Yoho said there are hurdles in getting this passed.

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Feb 19, 2020 In The News

When our Founding Fathers established this American Republic, a wise group insisted that our Constitution include the Bill of Rights to ensure that the federal government they created could not infringe on the natural rights of Americans. The First and Second Amendments protect speech and the right to bear arms, respectively.

Feb 1, 2020 In The News

The world is seeing the emergence of another health crisis originating in China. Exact details regarding the exposure, virulence and mortality rates of the disease remain unclear. The lack of transparency from Chinese officials has only worsened the spread of a virus that does not discriminate based on ethnicity, nationality or political beliefs.

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Sep 10, 2014 Photo Gallery

I joined Senator Ted Cruz, along with other House and Senate colleagues, in urging Sen Harry Reid to take up HR 5272.

This bill stops the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and it stops the government, unless authorized by law, from authorizing any alien to work in the U.S. if they do not have lawful status.

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Nov 30, 2016 Video

Rep. Ted S. Yoho gave a speech on the House floor urging his colleagues to support his bill (HR 5166 - WINGMAN). Which later passed with bipartisan support.

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Dec 3, 2014 Video

Congressman Ted Yoho was on CNN's 'New Day' discussing his bill H.R. 5759 - the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act.

His bill is a long term solution that will apply to executive actions that attempt to circumvent immigration law. This is in contrast to any appropriations mechanism, which is only short term and will have an expiration date.

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