Washington, D.C., - Congressman Ted S. Yoho voted "Nay" Friday, January 4 to the controversial Hurricane Sandy Flood Insurance Expansion bill. Congressman Yoho joined 67 of his fellow Congressmen and women in voting against the bill. The bill passed the House 354 to 67.
Following his vote, Congressman Yoho issued the following statement:
Office of Congressman Ted S. Yoho DVM
3rd District of Florida
For immediate release – January 3, 2013
Contact: Kat Cammack
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The First Session of the 113th Congress commences January 3rd, 2013.