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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.

Mine Polluters' Bill Jeopardizes Public Health

WASHINGTON – Holding up a bottle of Eastern Kentucky well water turned orange by mine waste contamination, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) implored his colleagues to address the public health crisis in mining communities in a speech on the House floor this afternoon.

Statement on Fourth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

LOUISVILLE – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the following statement in recognition of the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, which became law on March 23, 2010:

New Sheppard Square Opens to Residents

LOUISVILLE – Today, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) and Mayor Greg Fischer announced that Louisville’s $96.5 million redevelopment of Sheppard Square is now home to new residents in the Smoketown neighborhood.

Statement in Support of Kentucky Attorney General's Decision in Same-Sex Marriage Case

WASHINGTON – Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) issued the following statement in response to Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway’s decision not to appeal the recent federal court ruling that struck down Kentucky’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages performed outside the Commonwealth:

Yarmuth Praises Federal Investment in U of L Digital Manufacturing Research

WASHINGTON – This afternoon, Congressman John Yarmuth (KY-3) released the following statement in support of a new federal investment in advanced manufacturing research at the University of Louisville.