Rep. John Yarmuth
Democrat • 3rd District, Kentucky • 4th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 5 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 293 of 433) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 34 of 433)
- 128 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 260 of 436) 2 Made Into Law (Ranks 358 of 436)
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/
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- Past Seven Days: 28
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Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.2706 - LEARN ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 13, 2013 12 Views
To establish a comprehensive literacy program, and for other purposes.
H.R.2653 - Ready-to-Compete ActReferred to the Subcommittee Sep 13, 2013 6 Views
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to award grants to prepare individuals fo...
H.R.526 - ACHE ActReferred to the Subcommittee Feb 15, 2013 9 Views
To place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Hum...
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.Res.440Referred to the House Committee Dec 11, 2013 17 Views
Congratulating Pope Francis on his election and recognizing his inspirational statements and actions.
H.Res.434Motion to reconsider laid Dec 12, 2013 35 Views
Honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela and expressing condolences on his passing.
H.R.3555 - Improper Payments Agency Cooperation Enhancement Act of 2013Referred to House Ways and Means Nov 20, 2013 12 Views
To amend the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2012, including making changes to the Do Not Pay initiative, for im...
Recent Voting History
H.Res. 441: Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendment.
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree: H RES 441 Providing for concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 3304, with an amendmentNay (against party)December 12, 2013
H.J.Res. 59: Budget agreement bill
On Motion to Recede and Concur in the Senate Amendment with Amendment: H J RES 59 Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposesAye (with party)December 12, 2013
On Approving the JournalAbstain (against party)December 12, 2013