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John Yarmuth's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: John A. Yarmuth
Office: U.S. House (KY) - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Catherine; 1 Child: Aaron
Birth Date: 11/04/1947
Birth Place: Louisville, KY
Home City: Louisville, KY
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
March 26, 2014 Raise the Wage
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
Jan. 30, 2014 News Jobs, Investment at Kentucky Truck Plant
Nov. 7, 2013 Statement on Senate Approval of ENDA
Sept. 2, 2013 Statement on Labor Day
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 5, 2013 Paycheck Fairness Act
June 5, 2013 In 50 Years, We've Made 18 Cents' Worth of Progress Toward Pay Equity for Women
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 23, 2012 Yarmuth Congratulates KentuckianaWorks Electrical Boot Camp Graduates
April 17, 2012 Representative Yarmuth Marks Equal Pay Day With Call To Close Wage Gap Between Women and Men
Dec. 13, 2011 Vote Against H.R. 3630
July 7, 2011 Statement on Ford Hiring in Louisville
Feb. 23, 2011 Yarmuth and Fischer Announce $300,000 Grant for KentuckianaWorks
June 23, 2010 Energy Reform
June 21, 2010 Governor Beshear Encourages Employers to Expand Workforce
Sept. 23, 2009 House Approves Yarmuth-Sponsored Extension Of Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 29, 2009 Yarmuth Hails Signing of Law to Prevent Discrimination in Pay
Jan. 16, 2008 Supplemental Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2007
July 24, 2007 Raising the Minimum Wage
March 1, 2007 Employee Free Choice Act
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Labor
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Immigration
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy/Jobs
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