Archive for Friday, December 10, 2010

Yoder picked to serve on House Appropriations Committee

December 10, 2010


— U.S. Rep.-elect Kevin Yoder, R-Overland Park, has been appointed to the House Appropriations Committee in the next Congress.

Yoder was elected last month to represent the 3rd Congressional District, which includes east Lawrence.

He is one of three freshman congressman-elect to be picked to serve on the Appropriations Committee, which is responsible for proposing allocations of federal funds to all government agencies.

Yoder chaired the state Appropriations Committee when he served in the Kansas Legislature.

"Through my experience as chairman of the the House Appropriations Committee in the Kansas Legislature, I know what it takes to make the sometimes politically unpopular decisions in order to cut wasteful government spending," Yoder said.


laughingatallofu 7 years, 6 months ago

Relax SeaBee. This guy is just a freshman congressman. He's a legend in his own mind. He won't have enough clout to hold the soiled hankie of John Boehner. I'm more worried about him driving in Washington DC in a manner such that a cop has to ask him to take a sobriety test.

Centerville 7 years, 6 months ago

Kansas has done very well in the committee assignments department. Yoder will be great in Approps, having done the right things on the Kansas side.

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