Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Lead Republican for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement regarding the sale of F-16s to Taiwan:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Lead Republican for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (FL-03) and Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30), the Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation, today expressed support for the Hong Kong people and urged China not to intervene and forcibly suppress the protests.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), applauded today’s announcement that Marion County will receive more than $10.2 million in debris removal reimbursement stemming from Hurricane Irma.
Palatka, FL. -– Congressman Ted S.Yoho (R-FL) announced Monday the City of Palatka is the recipient of a $435,736 grant for the Palatka Municipal Airport - Lt. Kay Larkin Field. These funds will be used to construct a 400-foot taxiway (C3) to eliminate the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway.
Washington, D.C. -– Congressman Ted Yoho (FL-03) and Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) introduced the Safeguarding Student Veterans Act to protect student veterans using the Post 9/11 GI Bill.
Washington, D.C. –Today, the U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693 passed out of the United States House of Representatives. It was introduced by Reps. Ted Yoho (R-FL) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR); both veterinarians and co-chairs of the Veterinary Medicine Caucus.
Gainesville, FL – Rep. Ted Yoho announced an additional $1,467,134 for Putnam County for drainage improvement projects. According to FEMA, this grant will fund Phase 1 of the Putnam County drainage improvement project along St. Johns Avenue in Palatka, Florida.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted Yoho applauded Governor DeSantis’s announcement of more than $16.2 million for rural infrastructure today, noting that $2 million would be heading for Florida’s 3rd Congressional district.
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned Beijing that any violent crackdown in Hong Kong on protesters would harm the Sino-U.S. trade talks, reiterating a remark made by the U.S. President Donald Trump a day earlier.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, the top Republican on the U.S. Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee and a former vice-chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, weighed in on China’s continued efforts to crackdown on protests in Hong Kong.
On Friday, Yoho said the following:
Mass civilian protests in Hong Kong are now entering their third month and are continuing to shed light on the deterioration of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) influence outside of mainland China.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Legislation Named For Late Senator From Maryland
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.
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.
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.
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.