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John Yarmuth

John Yarmuth

John Yarmuth served as U.S. representative for Kentucky’s 3rd Congressional District from 2007 to 2023. He was chairman of the House Budget Committee from 2019-2023.

COMMENTARY

Don’t mistake ending Kentucky’s income tax for a valid economic strategy

By: - January 22, 2024

My brother has been very successful in the barbeque restaurant business. (Full disclosure: I am a passive investor in his company.) Politically, he was always what I call a Rockefeller Republican, pro-business and progressive on social issues. He tended to vote Republican primarily because he wanted to pay less tax and viewed the GOP as […]