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John Yarmuth's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
General Nov. 4, 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
July 14, 2014 Real Clear Politics - Lincoln, and Government's Role in Reducing Poverty
May 20, 2014 Yarmuth Renews Call To Extend Unemployment Insurance
May 20, 2014 Yarmuth Renews Call to Extend Unemployment Insurance
May 20, 2014 Extend Emergency Unemployment Insurance Today
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 10, 2014 New Sheppard Square Opens to Residents
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 8, 2014 The War on Poverty
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Sept. 19, 2013 Statement on House Approval of Devastating Cuts to Food Assistance Programs
May 9, 2013 Statement on Medicaid Expansion in Kentucky
Dec. 20, 2012 Yarmuth Named to Education and Workforce, Budget Committees
Oct. 11, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript - Taxes
Aug. 6, 2012 VA Awards Prevention Grant to Volunteers of America for Second Year
May 2, 2012 Rep. Yarmuth Announces $5.38 Million Federal Investment for Major Expansion of Family Health Centers of Louisville
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Dec. 13, 2011 Vote Against H.R. 3630
Nov. 30, 2011 Extend the Payroll Tax Cut
Nov. 15, 2011 The GOP's Job Proposals
Dec. 16, 2010 Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec. 15, 2010 Candy for the Wealthiest Americans
Nov. 30, 2010 Taxes and Unemployment Benefits
July 14, 2010 Extend Unemployment Benefits for Americans
June 21, 2010 Governor Beshear Encourages Employers to Expand Workforce
April 27, 2010 The Cms Report Is Good News For The American People
April 23, 2008 With Yarmuth's Support, House Pass Medicaid Legislation to Save Kentucky More than a Billion Dollars
March 3, 2008 Yarmuth Announces Major Legislation to Strengthen Programs helping Runaway & Homeless Youth
Nov. 14, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1429, Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
July 11, 2007 College Cost Reduction Act Of 2007
June 19, 2007 Yarmuth, Jewel Testify on the Need for Greater Services for Disconnected Youth
Jan. 10, 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act
Nov. 30, 2005 The Louisville Eccentric Observer - Dirty Big Secret
Sept. 21, 2005 The Louisville Eccentric Observer - Money To Burn
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
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