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John Yarmuth's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Education
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Curtis Marez, President of the American Studies Association - Condemning Academic Boycott of Israel
July 17, 2013 Learn Act
July 17, 2013 Polis, Yarmuth Introduce Comprehensive Literacy Bill
April 22, 2013 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chair Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies and Rosa DeLauro, Member of the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Technical Education Act
March 28, 2013 The Courier-Journal - Why We Should End Sequester Now
Dec. 20, 2012 Yarmuth Named to Education and Workforce, Budget Committees
March 29, 2012 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2013
Sept. 28, 2011 Yarmuth Introduces "Ready to Compete" Act to Help More Americans Tune in to Education and Job Training Opportunities
Sept. 16, 2011 Yarmuth Launches Digital Promise Initiative at White House
Aug. 25, 2011 At Fairdale High School, Congressman Yarmuth Announces Funding to Boost Graduation Rates
June 24, 2011 Yarmuth and Polis Re-Introduce Comprehensive Literacy Bill Legislation
June 13, 2011 Yarmuth Announces $1.1 Million in Funding for Job Training at Youthbuild Louisville
Aug. 10, 2010 Yarmuth Votes to Save 2,300 Education Jobs in Kentucky
June 2, 2010 Yarmuth Introduces "Ready to Compete Act" to Help Prepare American Students and Workforce for Jobs of 21st Century
May 12, 2010 The America COMPETES Act is Good for Our Economic Future
Feb. 2, 2010 Yarmuth Applauds Focus On Job Creation, Education, And Transportation In President's Budget
Nov. 5, 2009 Yarmuth, Sen. Murray and Rep. Polis To Introduce Landmark Literacy Bill
May 19, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Social Security Of The House Ways And Means Committee - "Hearing On The Social Security Administration's
April 22, 2009 Budget Deficit
April 1, 2009 Hearing of the House Committee on the Ways and Means - Health Reform in the 21st Century: Reforming the Health Care Delivery
July 1, 2008 Yarmuth, Local Vets Hail Enactment of New GI Bill
Feb. 7, 2008 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007
Feb. 6, 2008 The Budget and National Debt
Dec. 18, 2007 Final Omnibus Bill is a Significant Improvement Over the President's Budget Request
Nov. 14, 2007 Conference Report on H.R. 1429, Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007
Sept. 21, 2007 Yarmuth Receives "Outstanding New Member" Award
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Education
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