During his time in Congress, Yoder has focused on being a leading conservative voice in support of increased federal investment in biomedical research and was a long-time supporter of the University of Kansas Cancer Center receiving its National Cancer Institute designation in 2012. In 2015, Congressman Yoder returned to the House Appropriations Committee after being sworn in for his third term in the House of Representatives, serving as the Vice Chairman of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Subcommittee. He also serves on the Agriculture Subcommittee and Financial Services Subcommittee, focusing on balancing the federal budget, reducing the national debt, and supporting policies that help private sector job growth. His Email Privacy Act, a bill to extend Fourth Amendment search and seizure protections to our digital communications, is the most widely-supported bipartisan bill in the House of Representatives in the 114th Congress with more than 310 cosponsors.
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