Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Aug 18, 2019 In The News

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A key deadline is set to lapse Monday that could lead to permanent U.S. tariffs on Mexican tomato imports, with costs potentially hitting American consumers when the weather turns cold later this year.

Aug 17, 2019 In The News

Florida’s two senators on Capitol Hill weighed in on China’s crackdown on protests in Hong Kong in recent days. 

The protests, which started over an extradition policy that could lead activists in Hong Kong to be deported to mainland China, have resulted in the shutdown of the Hong Kong airport.

Jul 31, 2019 In The News

President Trump will look to bolster trade with Mongolia, a “pearl between two oyster shells,” when the president of the Asian nation visits the White House on Wednesday.

Senior administration officials said 90 percent of Mongolia’s trade flows through its neighbor, China, yet the administration would like to help it diversify its options by bolstering the U.S. partnership.

Jul 29, 2019 In The News

Two veterinarians currently serving in Congress scored a win last week on a bill banning horse soring. 

Back in 2013, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, D-Oreg., paired up to introduce the “Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act.” Yoho’s and Schrader’s bill would amend the Horse Protection Act of 1970 to end horse soring. 

Jul 25, 2019 In The News

In an overwhelming vote, the U.S. House on Thursday approved a bill meant to put a stop to the intentional mistreatment of Tennessee Walking Horses.

The Prevent All Soring Tactics Act, won approval on a 333 to 96 vote. Known as the PAST Act, the legislation amends the 1970 Horse Protection Act and has been pushed in some form by animal welfare advocates for years.

Jul 24, 2019 In The News

Putnam County was awarded nearly $1.5 million Tuesday from the federal government to fund the design of improved drainage systems in Palatka to prevent flooding during heavy rains. 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the grant to have the new and improved drainage systems constructed near St. Johns Avenue. 

Jul 24, 2019 In The News

Florida representative talks about working across the aisle and working his way through veterinary school

Interview by Kaitlyn Mattson

Posted July 24, 2019

Jul 24, 2019 In The News

Bipartisan legislation that promises to end the inhumane practice of horse soring — which became illegal in 1970 but persists due to loopholes in the current law — has garnered enough support to receive a vote in the U.S. House on Wednesday.

Bill supporters, however, fear continued opposition from Tennessee congressional leaders.

Jul 23, 2019 In The News

Venezuela is experiencing a manmade political, economic and humanitarian crisis that is threatening the stability and security of the Western Hemisphere.