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Yarmuth On Repub Budget & UofL Breakthroughs

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments

Here you go: If you want to read his remarks instead: Madam Speaker, budgets don’t heal the sick or solve centuries-long medical challenges. But the programs budgets prioritize can. In my District in Louisville, KY, medical researchers at the University of Louisville and the Frazier Rehab Institute have made an incredible breakthrough. Thanks to an [...]

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Rep. Yarmuth Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

March 27th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth calling for a federal minimum wage increase: Fun, unrelated note: his predecessor has a wagon parked in her driveway that has the following painted on it: “Take A Dump.”

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Rep. John Yarmuth Stands Up To Polluters

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off

Here’s Congressman John Yarmuth standing up for Eastern Kentucky: Which is a shame. Since no one representing Eastern Kentucky can be bothered to stand up.

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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama again pressed Congress to raise the minimum wage:

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Downtown Grocery? Yes, Please, Says Everyone

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Two national developers announced plans Thursday to build a 600-room hotel, upscale grocery store and 200-unit apartment complex downtown – a project Mayor Greg Fischer called a “huge leap forward” for the Louisville area. Here’s hoping Cordish doesn’t ruin it. [WDRB] Convention and tourism officials have cobbled together a financial plan to pay the $175 [...]

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President Obama’s Weekly Video Address

February 17th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week President Barack Obama called on Congress to raise the minimum wage:

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Rep. John Yarmuth On Congressional Interference

January 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

Yesterday Congressman John Yarmuth called on his colleagues not to interfere with diplomatic negotiations over Iran’s nuclear capabilities:

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Rep. Yarmuth Advocates For UI Benefit Support

January 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments

Congressman John Yarmuth took to the House floor yesterday to call on his colleagues to support unemployment insurance:

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Rep. John Yarmuth On Washington Budget Deal

December 13th, 2013 · Comments Off

If you missed it in all the news coverage of Washington’s budget “deal”? Here’s what John Yarmuth had to say: “This bipartisan budget compromise is far from perfect, but it will resolve another immediate threat of shutdown and lessen the impact of radical cuts to education, medical research, and other key federal investments that strengthen [...]

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Rep. John Yarmuth Said Things You Will Like

December 12th, 2013 · Comments Off

Look, here is Congressman John Yarmuth saying things you will like: Congratulations to the DeSales Colts for being champions.

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