Rep. John Yarmuth
Democrat • 3rd District, Kentucky • 5th Term • Sworn In 2007
- 4 Sponsored Bills (Ranks 98 of 352) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 3 of 352)
- 52 Co-Sponsored Bills (Ranks 78 of 438) 0 Made Into Law (Ranks 41 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: 6
- Past Seven Days: 19
- All-Time: 27,649
Most Recent Sponsored Bills
H.R.966 - Ready-to-Compete ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 13, 2015 1 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.912 - ACHE ActReferred to the Subcommittee Mar 16, 2015 2 Views
To place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Hum...
H.R.858 - LEARN ActReferred to the House Committee Feb 10, 2015 0 Views
To establish a comprehensive literacy program, and for other purposes.
Most Recent Co-Sponsored Bills
H.R.1683Referred to the House Committee Mar 26, 2015 0 Views
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
H.R.1619Referred to the House Committee Mar 25, 2015 3 Views
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the b...
H.R.1635Referred to House Judiciary Mar 25, 2015 4 Views
To amend the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants from the definition of marihuana, and for other purp...
Recent Voting History
H.R. 33: Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Concur in the Senate Amendment: H R 33 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders ActAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
On Motion to Instruct Conferees: H R 240 Making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposesAye (with party)February 27, 2015
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
On Passage: H J RES 35 Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposesNay (with party)February 27, 2015