In The News
Just one week after this year's midterm elections, many Americans are hoping to see their votes spark some much needed change in Washington.
"It was a historic election," said U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho.
America is now under the control of two Republican majorities.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., weighed in on last week’s election results and insisted things will be better in Washington, D.C., with Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., and Democrats not in charge of the Senate for the next two years.
On Nov 4th the American people sent a message to Washington D.C. in the form of a resounding Republican victory in the midterm elections. Their message was simple and straightforward: Mr. President, we are tired of your one-sided policies and all of the dysfunction in our nation’s capital.
A conservative like U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., is not exactly the type to praise liberals like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, D-N.Y., and Gov. Bruce Rauner, D-Ill. But the North Florida congressman did exactly that, and threw in kind words for Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., and Gov. Rick Scott, R-Fla., for leading readiness efforts against the Ebola threat.
DAPHNE, Ala. — The proposed I-10 bridge project could bring 12,000 jobs to Mobile, Baldwin and surrounding counties and would make a $1.8 billion impact, according to an economic impact study conducted by the University of South Alabama.
Joining several other Florida lawmakers who earlier advocated some sort of travel ban, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio today announced he intends to introduce a bill to impose a temporary ban on new visas for nationals of the countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
After reports emerged that a health-care worker was infected with the Ebola virus in Dallas, Florida officials, including a political odd couple, urged action at the federal and state level to prepare in case an outbreak occurs.
A 95-year-old World War II veteran has received a medal nearly 70 years after being held captive by Germany.
The Ocala Star-Banner reports (https://bit.ly/1D7KTai ) that Ralph Lamb received a Prisoner of War medal Sept. 19 after a veteran's group and Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Gainesville, worked to ensure the acknowledgement.
Ralph Lamb received his Prisoner Of War Medal nearly 70 years after his captivity in Germany during World War II.
“I feel like a lot of people don’t know who we are anymore. When I say ‘I served under Gen. Patton during the war,’ some people say ‘Who’s Patton?’ ” said 95-year-old Lamb.
WASHINGTON D.C. — President Obama needs to step up his response to theEbola outbreak in West Africa, according to Republican Congressman Ted Yoho.
“We’re not being proactive now,” he says. “This is a time for the President to lead and be proactive.”