Boozman & Crawford Announce $7.6 Million USDA Funding for Flood Prevention in Arkansas

U.S. Senator John Boozman and Congressman Rick Crawford, members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees, announced that the Departee Creek Watershed Improvement District and Big Slough are recipients of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding to reduce the risk of flooding. … [Read more...]

Boozman Applauds First Step Toward Repealing Heavy-Handed Carbon Regulations

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), proposing to repeal of President Obama’s “Clean Power Plan (CPP)”: “Administrator Pruitt is right to rollback … [Read more...]

Boozman Announces New Chief of Staff

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today announced Toni-Marie Higgins—a 12-year veteran of Capitol Hill who currently serves as his Legislative Director—will become his Chief of Staff beginning October 23. “Toni-Marie has been an asset to my team for more than a decade. She is a trusted advisor … [Read more...]

Boozman, Cotton Congratulate Cody Hiland Upon Confirmation as U.S. Attorney

The U.S. Senate today confirmed J. Cody Hiland to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Hiland, who resides in Conway, is currently serving as the 20th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney. He was nominated by President Trump to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District … [Read more...]

Boozman, Cotton & Hill Announce $4.9 Million FAA Grant for Little Rock Airport

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressman French Hill, announced that Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport will receive a $4.9 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to improve a runway safety area. “This investment will strengthen the airport’s … [Read more...]

Boozman Convenes Inaugural Congressional Youth Cabinet

Arkansas high school students are lending their voices to Washington policies as members of U.S. Senator John Boozman’s Congressional Youth Cabinet, a program to expose students to the legislative process and opportunities for advocacy and civic engagement. The group of 44 juniors from all four … [Read more...]

Boozman Highlights Environmental and Economic Benefits of Enhanced Forestry Management

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) emphasized the importance of investing in forestry management during a Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) hearing examining legislative solutions for wildfire threats to communities and wildlife. The thriving timber industry in Arkansas … [Read more...]

Framework Will Lead Way to “Fair and Simple Tax Code”

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement today regarding the unveiling of the framework to reform our tax code that was agreed upon by President Trump, the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance. “My colleagues and I are optimistic that the … [Read more...]

Boozman Recognizes 60th Anniversary of the Little Rock Nine

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), spoke on the Senate floor in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine. “The integration of Central High School serves as a poignant reminder of where we’ve been as a country, but also where we are headed. I am eager to work with my fellow … [Read more...]

Arkansan Tapped to Head Delta Regional Authority

Chris Caldwell, a seventh-generation Arkansan and member of U.S. Senator John Boozman’s staff, has been nominated by President Donald Trump to serve as the co-chairman of the Delta Regional Authority (DRA). The DRA—a federal-state partnership that works to improve regional economic opportunity … [Read more...]