The President plans to issue an Executive Order on immigration today. One needs to ask, what are the President’s motives for moving quickly on this before the new group of legislators—that America elected—take office? The President should honor the will of the people, wait until the new Congress and work with us just as the Constitution intended.
Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) - in an attempt to preserve Article I legislative powers - introduced the Executive Amnesty Prevention Act (H.R. 5759). The legislation clarifies that the Executive Branch does not have the authority to exempt categories of persons unlawfully present in the U.S. from removal.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted Yoho (R-FL-03) voted to create jobs by voting in favor of H.R. 5682 – To Approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. The bipartisan bill passed easily by a vote of 252 – 161.
Washington, D.C. – Following a full committee hearing on combating Ebola in West Africa and what the international response should be, Congressman Yoho introduced his bill to answer this question.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) has been calling for a quarantine of people traveling from Ebola infected countries since October 8th, 2014. This is well before state governors asked for quarantines, and this week’s decision by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to quarantine all U.S. troops before they will be allowed to return to the United States.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) gave the following statement upon hearing the news of State Governors taking decisive action to protect the people they represent and all Americans.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03), the only Florida member of the House Committee on Agriculture, finished a two-day agriculture tour of South Florida. He visited the Port of Miami as well as various working farms in Dade County. At the end of his tour, Yoho gave this statement.
Gainesville, FL – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R- FL) gave the following statement upon hearing the news of the hiring of Cornell University Provost Kent Fuchs as University of Florida's next president.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL) joined, Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH), Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL), and Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) in sending a bipartisan letter to President Obama urging him to take immediate action to help prevent American citizens from further exposure to the Ebola Virus.
Washington, DC– Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL), along with others, sent a letter recently to Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Administrator Kevin Shea.
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.