Rep. John Yarmuth
Democrat • 3rd District, Kentucky • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 329 of 435) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 95 of 435)
- 201 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 284 of 438) 7 Made Into Law (Ranks 374 of 438)
A 1969 graduate of Yale University, he worked as a legislative aide to U. S. Senator Marlow Cook from 1971 to 1975. Yarmuth is best known as the publisher of several alternative newspapers, the most notable of which, the Louisville Eccentric Observer, he founded in 1990 and sold in 2003. He has also been featured on several television debate programs. He and his wife Catherine have one son. http://www.yarmuthforcongress.com/yarmuth.php/campaign/john-yarmuth/biography/
- Today: 5
- Past Seven Days: 27
- All-Time: 26,891
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.579Referred to the House Committee May 09, 2014 12 Views
Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Congressional declaration of bourbon whiskey as a distinctive product of the United States.
H.J.Res.107Referred to the Subcommittee Mar 20, 2014 13 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures with respect to Federal elections.
H.R.2706 - LEARN ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 13, 2013 3 Views
To establish a comprehensive literacy program, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.701Referred to the House Committee Jul 31, 2014 16 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia is an internation...
H.J.Res.119Referred to the House Committee Jul 14, 2014 20 Views
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
H.R.5051 - Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014Referred to House Ways and Means Jul 09, 2014 11 Views
To ensure that employers cannot interfere in their employees' birth control and other health care decisions.
Recent Voting History
H.J.Res. 76: Nuclear weapon security & non-proliferation bill
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendments: H J RES 76 Making continuing appropriations for the National Security Administration for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes.Aye (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5272: To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H R 5272 To prohibit certain actions with respect to deferred action for aliens not lawfully present in the United States, and for other purposes.Nay (with party)August 01, 2014
H.R. 5230: Secure the Southwest Border Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014
On Passage: H R 5230 Supplemental Appropriations, FY 2014Nay (with party)August 01, 2014