American cable news coverage will be dominated by one topic today – President Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un. Caught up in the hype of the summitry, broadcasters are likely to miss a nearby event that could prove equally important in the long term: the opening of the American Institute in Taiwan’s new facility in Taipei.
Washington, D.C. – Today Congressmen Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) and Collin C. Peterson (D-MN) introduced the bipartisan Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act- H.R 6079. This bill, supported by forty-five original co-sponsors, directly addresses the far-reaching Hours of Service (HOS) regulations for haulers of livestock.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, gave the following statement:
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement after hearing the Army Corps of Engineers announced they would include approximately $32.389 million in funding in their 2018 Work Plan in support of the JAXPORT Harbor deep dredge navigation project.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement after he voted in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2019.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement after the House failed to pass the 2018 Farm Bill.
Washington, D.C.—Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) today issued the following statement:
Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2018. Chairman Yoho released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted. S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Congressman Adam Smith (D-WA) released the following statements after a full committee mark up of their Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act (BUILD) - H.R. 5105.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement on the release of three U.S. prisoners by North Korea.
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Livestock haulers continue to gain support from legislators with the House of Representatives working on a bill that would amend Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and hours of service rules.
On June 13, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) introduced a bipartisan bill with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) called the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely (TLAAS) Act- H.R 6079.
This week, from his perch on the U.S. House Agriculture Committee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., introduced a bill reforming federal regulation on how haulers transport livestock across the country.
Some might consider putting Congress on record for or against raw milk as an accomplishment, especially it the vote wasn’t close. An amendment to House Resolution 2 that sought to allow raw milk shipments between any of the 28 states where sales are legal went down 79-331.
WASHINGTON — Enough of this “pasteurization without representation,” protested Rep. Thomas Massie.
The Kentucky Republican wants to make it easier for small-scale farmers to sell raw milk, and his outrage spilled onto the House floor.
WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- "Best way to fight poverty is a job," said Russell Taylor, Pastor of Vertical Church in Gainesville, Florida.
Taylor says far too many people live in dire poverty and while they might live half a world away, many Christians and fellow Americans want to offer a helping hand.
President Trump’s decision to ease sanctions on a Chinese tech company was tantamount to putting a "price tag on national security,” according to a Republican lawmaker.
“I don't agree with the administration on the ZTE [decision],” Florida Rep. Ted Yoho, who chairs the foreign affairs subcommittee for the Asia-Pacific region, told the Washington Examiner in a phone interview.
The Trump administration says that if the upcoming summit between the United States and North Korea fails or doesn’t happen at all, the United States and its allies can go right back to the “maximum pressure” campaign that brought Kim Jong Un to the table in the first place. In reality, doing that would be difficult if not impossible. The pressure is already diminishing.
US Congressman Ted Yoho, Republican representative for the state of Florida and chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, has introduced the Cambodia Democracy Act of 2018, which if passed would impose financial sanctions and travel bans on certain Cambodian officials, a threat shrugged off by senior ruling party officials.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday approved a bipartisan bill that would incentivize ethical hackers to hunt for vulnerabilities in the State Department’s digital systems.
The inherent tension in Washington, DC has long been between those who wish to maintain the existing status quo and those who push for disruption—and, thankfully, currently the distruptors are winning.
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.