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Yarmuth Makes Statement on Memorial Day

“There is no aspect of American life today that we don’t owe to the sacrifice of a soldier, a sailor, an airman, or a marine.

Statement on VA Investigation

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the below statement following House passage of H.R. 4031, which comes as the Veterans Affairs’ Inspector General investigates alleged misconduct at VA medical centers:

Yarmuth Renews Call to Extend Unemployment Insurance

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor this afternoon, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) renewed his call for a House vote to extend emergency unemployment insurance.

Jeffersontown High School's Cassandrea Grey Wins 2014 Congressional Art Competition

LOUISVILLE – Jeffersontown High School senior Cassandrea Grey is the winner of Congressman John Yarmuth’s 2014 Congressional Art Competition.

Yarmuth, Barr Introduce Resolution Honoring Bourbon

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmen John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Andy Barr (KY-6) introduced a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Congressional declaration of bourbon as a distinctive product of the United States.

House Approves Republican Budget

Washington – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) voted against the irresponsible Republican Budget and released information from a new report on the impact of its devastating cuts on Kentucky families. The proposal passed the House by a vote of 219-205.

Louisville Medical Research Success a Reminder of What is at Stake in Republican Budget Cuts

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) called on his colleagues to oppose the Republican Budget proposal, which eliminates opportunities struggling families, cuts investments in infrastructure and research, raises costs for seniors, and ends the Medicare guarantee – all to reward the wealthy with more tax breaks and preserve loopholes for companies that ship jobs overseas.

Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Eliminate Limits on Federal Campaign Contributions

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, which eliminates aggregate limits for high-dollar campaign contributors.

Statement on Republican Budget Proposal

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3), member of the House Budget Committee, issued the following statement on the Republican budget proposal for FY2015, which Chairman Paul Ryan introduced today. The Budget Committee is scheduled to begin marking up the proposal at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday:

Yarmuth Calls for Federal Minimum Wage Increase

WASHINGTON – In a speech on the House floor this afternoon, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) called for an increase in the federal minimum wage to help struggling families and grow our economy.