Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Jun 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), a member of the House Agriculture Committee, released the following statement on the USDA’s recent decision to halt fresh Brazilian beef imports into the U.S.

Jun 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (FL-03) voted for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act. This legislation streamlines the difficult process of removing, demoting or suspending VA employees for poor performance or misconduct.

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Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

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 North Korea’s recent cruise missile test:

Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) voted in favor of the Financial CHOICE Act – H.R. 10. The bill repeals economically stifling Dodd-Frank regulations and ends the concept of ‘too big to fail’; the permanent government bailout authority, replacing it with a new title in the Bankruptcy Code to facilitate the liquidation of failed firms.

May 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29th:

May 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced the Economic Growth and Development Act (EGDA) – H.R. 2747. EGDA establishes a direct relationship between U.S. development agencies and the private sector.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Congressmen Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) and Darren Soto (D-FL) introduced the United States-Israel Agriculture Strategic Partnership Act, (H.R. 2659). This bipartisan bill authorizes the U.S.-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development (BARD) program, founded 40 years ago.

May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) voted in favor of two bills that will help combat child exploitation and protect young victims of sexual abuse. The Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 (H.R.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL) efforts to secure funding for the Jacksonville Harbor deep dredge navigation project have paid off. In the recently released President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2018, funds have been allocated for this project. Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

May 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, introduced the Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge Act of 2017 – HR 2397. This bipartisan legislation has the support of Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA).

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In The News

Feb 23, 2017 In The News

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Feb 9, 2017 In The News

If there is one over-arching conclusion that can be drawn from the first two weeks of the Donald Trump administration, it’s that President Trump aims to keep the promises he made to his voters during the 2016 campaign.  The degree to which Trump is striving to keep those promises is nearly-unheard of (Americans had come to expect that once a politician becomes elected to office, that politician

Jan 18, 2017 In The News

President-elect Donald Trump has promised to take a fresh view of our trade relations around the world to make certain they are in the interests of American workers. One place his nominee for the U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer can start would be to embrace Representative Ted Yoho’s plan for ending sugar subsidies known as “Zero for Zero.”

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Jan 10, 2017 In The News

Opening new markets abroad has been a mainstay of U.S. trade policy since WWII. It’s a noble endeavor, but it cannot succeed in isolation in today’s cut-throat international marketplace.

Jan 9, 2017 In The News

In the opening week of the 115th Congress, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought out a proposal to make sure members of Congress convicted of felonies while in office are denied their pensions. 

Jan 4, 2017 In The News

As I noted in this same space earlier this year, I have long been skeptical of how U.S. taxpayer dollars are spent overseas, having heard countless stories of America's generosity being rewarded by wasteful projects and corrupt foreign bureaucrats enriching themselves at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and robbing their own citizens of those intended benefits.

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Dec 21, 2016 In The News

As I noted in this same space earlier this year, I have long been skeptical of how U.S. taxpayer dollars are spent overseas, having heard countless stories of America’s generosity being rewarded by wasteful projects and corrupt foreign bureaucrats enriching themselves at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and robbing their own citizens of those intended benefits. 

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Dec 7, 2016 In The News

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) are standing in the way of improving customer service for our nation’s veterans.  We introduced WINGMAN (H.R. 5166) in May of this year with broad bipartisan support - 137 of our colleagues in the House signed on as co-sponsors.

Dec 7, 2016 In The News

Last week, the full U.S. House passed on voice vote a proposal from two Florida congressmen to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog.

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Dec 5, 2016 In The News

Republicans in Congress are fired up by the chance to accomplish big things in the early days of the upcoming Trump administration and move away from the crisis budgeting that faces them once again in the lame-duck session.

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Mar 5, 2013 Video

In an Agriculture Committee hearing on March 5, 2013, Rep. Ted Yoho asked USDA Secretary Vilsack to comment on claims that meat inspection would be impacted by President Obama's sequester.

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Mar 5, 2013 Video

Congressman Ted Yoho participated in a Special Order on Second Amendment Rights on Monday, March 4, 2013.

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