Today, Congressman Ted S. Yoho issued the following statement on the death of Nelson Mandela.
BILL WOULD HURT UNIVERSITIES AND LOCAL INVENTORS
Congressman Yoho voted against H.R. 3309, patent legislation that would have harmful effects on universities and make it harder for entrepreneurs to compete.
Congressman Ted S. Yoho issued the following statement regarding the nuclear deal with Iran:
Congressman Ted S. Yoho (FL-03) joined Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22) in introducing Articles of Impeachment against US Attorney General Eric Holder.
BILL CUTS RED-TAPE AND SUNSETS PAST PROJECTS TO SAVE MONEY
H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) passed the House of Representatives today 417-3. This legislation reforms the process for water infrastructure projects in order to save money, streamline government processes, deauthorize costly past projects, and break down barriers that prevent non-federal partners from investing in projects.
Rep. Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) issued the following statement remembering Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-FL).
Tonight the House of Representatives voted for a Continuing Resolution to fund the government until January 15th and to extend the debt limit until February 7th. The legislation passed the House of Representatives 285-144.
Congressman Yoho voted in favor of two pieces of legislation to ensure that furloughed federal employees recieve pay. Both pieces of legislation seek to provide retroactive pay to federal employees furloughed as a result of the government lapse in appropriations. The bills, which passed overwhelmingly in the House of Representatives, have not come to a vote in the Senate.
BILL MARKS FOURTH ATTEMPT TO KEEP GOVERNMENT OPEN
Today the House of Representatives voted on two different measures to keep the government open. The first included the Continuing Appropriations Resolution as well as a measure to delay the individual mandate to the Affordable Care Act and ensure that Members of Congress and staff are not exempt from the health care law.
BILL ENSURES CONGRESS NOT EXEMPT FROM AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
H.R. 3076, the James Madison Congressional Accountability Act, requires Members of Congress, all congressional staff, the President, Vice President, and political appointees enroll in the Affordable Care Act exchanges. It also limits any subsidies to those that would similarly be available to the general public.