Congressman John Yarmuth http://wkms.org en Kentucky Lawmakers Inquire Into DEA's Policy On Hemp http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-lawmakers-inquire-deas-policy-hemp <p>Kentucky officials are again approaching the United States Drug Enforcement Administration about growing industrial hemp in the state.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:38:25 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 36922 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Lawmakers Inquire Into DEA's Policy On Hemp Yarmuth Says Boehner Needs To Rely On Democratic Votes To Avoid Debt Default http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-says-boehner-needs-rely-democratic-votes-avoid-debt-default <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky&#39;s </span>3rd<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District U.S. Congressman John </span>Yarmuth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> believes House Speaker John Boehner </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;could bring a quick end to the partial government shutdown that began&nbsp;Tuesday. The Jefferson County Democrat appeared Thursday on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Insight Cable&rsquo;s Pure Politics</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>&ldquo;There&rsquo;s only one way that this impasse can be avoided and that&rsquo;s if Speaker Boehner decides that he can rely on democratic votes and combined with republican votes to get the government functioning again and also to defaulting on our debts as a nation which will happen in a couple of weeks if we don&rsquo;t act,&quot; said Yarmuth.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yarmuth said the continuing resolutions House Republicans have been approving to fund parts of the government are a waste of time.</span></p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 16:28:48 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 35456 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth Says Boehner Needs To Rely On Democratic Votes To Avoid Debt Default Yarmuth: sequester hurts business http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-sequester-hurts-business <p>Kentucky U.S. Congressman John Yarmuth says the 85-billion dollars in cuts that have been imposed as a result of the federal budget sequester will hurt private business. The Jefferson County Democrat says seven of the nine largest employers in his district rely to a significant extent on business from the federal government. Yarmuth spoke Thursday during a meeting of the house budget committee. The acting director of the White House office of Management and Budget told the panel the sequester is likely to cost hundreds of thousands of jobs.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 16:23:38 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 30502 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth: sequester hurts business Yarmuth Predicts SCOTUS Will Uphold Health Care Law http://wkms.org/post/yarmuth-predicts-scotus-will-uphold-health-care-law <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Congressman John Yarmuth, D-Ky., believes the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold the Affordable Care Act.</p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 16:53:15 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 18609 at http://wkms.org Yarmuth Predicts SCOTUS Will Uphold Health Care Law