In The News
by Gary – July 11th, 2013
Yoho bill would bar military aid to Syria
After putting some personal skin in the game, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, a Republican whose district includes 13 rural North Florida counties, said he was “extremely disappointed” the House voted Thursday to kill a five-year, half-trillion-dollar farm bill.
Agri-Pulse continues its Meet the Freshman series with Associate Editor Sarah Gonzalez interview with newly elected Congressman Ted Yoho, Florida's Third District:
Residents and veterans stood among grave markers at Forest Meadows Cemetery on Southeast Hawthorne Road on Monday. Silent respect hung in the air as community members spoke in honor of fallen soldiers at a city-organized Memorial Day celebration where about 200 people attended.
Freshman Republican U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, who represents parts of North Central Florida, doubled down on his support of the Keystone XL Pipeline this week, comparing it to one of the great infrastructure investments in American history.
It may be the 37th time the House of Representatives has voted to repeal or dismantle President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, but for the more than 30 Republican freshmen who told constituents while campaigning in 2012 they'd defund "Obamacare" and tear it to pieces, Thursday is their first shot to make good on a promise.
Changes in some Congressional committee assignments in recent months leaves just one Florida member on the Agriculture Committee in the U. S. House of Representatives. AgNet is in Washington D. C. this week for some farm news gathering, sitting down first with Congressman Ted Yoho (R) from District 3, which encompasses a large area of North Central Florida.
Congressman Ted Yoho was a guest on the April 23, 2013 edition of Fox News Power Play, where he discussed immigration with host Doug McKelway.
Catch the show here:
Marion County lawmakers are split on a controversial bill that makes it easier for private companies and the federal government to share information.