Congressman Ted Yoho

Representing the 3rd District of Florida
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Oct 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL) released the following statement regarding the Pentagon’s suspension of attempts to reclaim bonuses from veterans.

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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of H.R. 5303: Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This bill will create jobs and build up America’s water resource infrastructure. Congressman Yoho gave the following statement after his vote:

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DCThe National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s leading advocate for small businesses, awarded Yoho with its biennial Guardian of Small Business Award for his outstanding support of America’s small business owners in the 114th Congress. 
 

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, WINGMAN (H.R. 5166), a bill that streamlines the benefits claims process between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and congressional constituent advocates processing those claims on behalf of veterans and their families, passed out of the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

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Sep 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho’s (R-FL-03) bill, the State Sponsors of Terrorism Review Enhancement Act (H.R. 5484), passed the House. This anti-terrorism bill will quadruple the time - from 6 to 24 months - a designated country must refrain from sponsoring terrorism, before a President, regardless of party, can remove it from the sponsor list.

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) released the following statement urging the Senate to pass the DOTCOM Act. The legislation prohibits the transfer of Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) and control of the internet to outside foreign governments.  Congressman Yoho released the following statement:

Sep 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03) voted in favor of increasing access to capital for small business across America.  With Congressman Yoho’s help, the Accelerating Access to Capital Act (H.R. 2357) passed the House by a vote of 236 to 178. This bill expands the eligibility to use a simplified registration form for smaller reporting companies.

Aug 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – With more Zika cases being reported in South Florida, the Senate has still not approved much needed funding to combat the spread of the Zika virus. Congressman Ted S. Yoho (R-FL-03), who voted to approve funds to help mitigate the spread of Zika in the U.S., released the following statement:

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In The News

Apr 12, 2016 In The News

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —The Jacksonville Port Authority unveiled Monday a new facility it is calling a game changer for the River City’s global trade competitiveness. 

The first rail cargo operations are getting underway at the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility (ICTF). The $30 million facility was funded through state and federal grants.

Mar 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON —

House Republicans are bringing back efforts to strip federal funding from cities and counties that don’t help enforce federal immigration laws.

Florida Rep. Ted Yoho is one of dozens of lawmakers urging the Appropriations Committee in a letter to defund “sanctuary cities.”

Mar 17, 2016 In The News

With major U.S. trade initiatives working their way between the legislative and executive branches, the future of U.S. trade policy has taken center stage in the 2016 presidential contests. As candidates make their way through the various primaries in both manufacturing and agricultural states, each is outlining their plans for how they might make better deals for the United States.

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Mar 17, 2016 In The News

Believes there will be a clash over the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court

President’s Obama’s Supreme Court nominee would carry a liberal-progressive agenda to the nation’s highest court, according to Northeast Florida Republican Congressman Ted Yoho.

“I’m not a big fan of his,” Yoho says of appeals court judge Merrick Garland.

Mar 14, 2016 In The News

“Today, the credibility of America’s Middle East policy has been severely damaged by a White House whose Mideast strategy can best be described as unclear, inconsistent, and lacking follow-through.” You probably think this came from one of my press releases, but it is actually from an article by Joseph V.

Mar 8, 2016 In The News

The Obama administration just admitted the number of released Guantanamo Bay detainees suspected of returning to terrorist activities has doubled from July 2015 to January 2016.

Mar 8, 2016 In The News

Congressional Republicans are turning to a congressman from North Florida to play a major role in their effort to stop President Barack Obama from shutting down the terrorist holding facility at the Guantanamo Bay military base. 

Mar 2, 2016 In The News

Republicans want to make sure there’s no chance the Obama administration can shut down Gitmo by returning the land on which the facility is built to Cuba.GOP Rep.

Mar 1, 2016 In The News

I'm a volunteer with the Peace Alliance, which is working toward getting a piece of legislation passed called the Youth Promise Act. This legislation will set up funding sources for programs that work to reduce youth violence and incarceration.

Feb 24, 2016 In The News

U.S. Congressman Ted Yoho says the prison at Guantanamo Bay should remain open because it's a "necessary evil" that serves a purpose to the nation.

Yoho calls it a “safe zone” off the mainland where the U.S. can detain “bad players” until they can go through military tribunals.

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