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John Yarmuth's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
May 30, 2014 Statement on Resignation of VA Secretary Shinseki
May 23, 2014 Statement on Memorial Day
May 23, 2014 Yarmuth Makes Statement On Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Statement on VA Investigation
May 22, 2014 Statement On VA Investigation
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Nov. 11, 2013 Statement on Veterans Day
Aug. 6, 2012 VA Awards Prevention Grant to Volunteers of America for Second Year
July 24, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4078, Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6082, Congressional Replacement of President Obama's Energy-Restricting and Job-Limiting Offshore Drilling Plan
June 28, 2012 Statement on VA Hospital Site Selection
May 18, 2012 House Approves Yarmuth Amendment to Expand Foreclosure Protection for Troops and Their Families
April 26, 2012 Yarmuth Amendment to Protect Veterans' Health and Safety Passes Committee
Nov. 17, 2011 Yarmuth Votes to Help Put Veterans Back to Work
Nov. 3, 2011 Yarmuth's Amendment to Protect Veterans Services from Reductions Defeated in Committee
May 26, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day
Feb. 23, 2011 Yarmuth Welcomes Top White House Anti-Drug Official to Louisville
Feb. 23, 2011 Yarmuth Welcomes Top White House Anti-Drug Official to Louisville
Sept. 29, 2009 Yarmuth Commends Department Of Veterans Affairs For Releasing Emergency Aid
July 1, 2008 Yarmuth, Local Vets Hail Enactment of New GI Bill
June 19, 2008 Yarmuth Secures $45 Million for New VA Hospital
Dec. 17, 2007 Veterans Guaranteed Bonus Act of 2007
Aug. 24, 2007 Kentucky House Commends Yarmuth
May 25, 2007 House and Senate Approve Provision to Support Local Vets, President Expected to Sign
May 24, 2007 Hearing Follows Passage of Largest Veteran Healthcare Funding Increase in History
April 19, 2007 The Accountability Congress: The 110th Congress
March 23, 2007 US Troop Readiness, Veterans' Health, and Iraq Accountability Act, 2007
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
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