Kentucky Representative John Yarmuth, Chair of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding request.
Chairman Yarmuth released a statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March 2021. While the unemployment rate fell to 6 percent, the unemployment rate was 9.6 percent for Black workers and 7.9 percent for Hispanic workers.
Today, Kentucky Representative John Yarmuth, Chair of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s transformative American Jobs Plan.
March 16, 2021
Last week, Chairman John Yarmuth introduced legislation that would protect Medicare, farm supports, and other direct spending programs from Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) sequestration.
February 25, 2021
Experts and community leaders across the ideological spectrum are united in their support for the American Rescue Plan.
February 19, 2021
It has been roughly one year since the first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in the United States. Our nation is struggling to endure the unrelenting devastation spawned by the pandemic and corresponding economic fallout. The need for bold, compassionate, and aggressive action remains unparalleled and undeniable.