Rep. John Yarmuth
Democrat • 3rd District, Kentucky • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 7 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 347 of 437) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 146 of 437)
- 218 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 278 of 440) 9 Made Into Law (Ranks 393 of 440)
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: 9
- Past Seven Days: 27
- All-Time: 27,369
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.Res.579Referred to the House Committee May 09, 2014 8 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 15 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.743Referred to the House Committee Sep 18, 2014 5 Views
Expressing support for designation of the week of September 22, 2014, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.
H.R.5617 - Copyright and Marriage Equality ActReferred to the Subcommittee Oct 28, 2014 25 Views
To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to the definition of "widow" and "widower", and for other purposes.
H.Res.737Referred to the House Committee Sep 18, 2014 3 Views
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that performance-based contracts for energy savings are a budget-neutral means to support...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 5699: John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended: H R 5699 John Muir National Historic Site Expansion ActAye (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 83: Making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes.
On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment: H R 83 An Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to assemble a team of experts to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the United States and Freely Associated States through the development of energy action plans aimed at promoting access to energyNay (with party)December 11, 2014
H.R. 5806: Supporting America's Charities Act
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 5806 Supporting America’s Charities ActNay (with party)December 11, 2014