Congressman French Hill: ‘Sanctions Against Russia Send a Powerful Message’

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-2) issued the following statement after the administration announced their plan to place sanctions on five entities and 19 individuals connected to the Russian cyber-attacks on the United States and our allies: “Last month, I questioned Treasury Secretary … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman Supports Legislation to Reduce Burdensome Financial Regulations on Community Banks

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) applauded Senate passage of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which will provide much-needed regulatory relief to small banking institutions. “We need a regulatory system where small, medium and large financial … [Read more...]

Congressman French Hill: ‘We protect our airports, homes, and businesses; it’s time to protect our kids at school’

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after supporting a measure to help protect students, parents, teachers, and others at school: “Central Arkansas families deserve to know that their kids are safe and secure at school. As a father of a high school student … [Read more...]

Congressman Crawford & Congressman Norton Want FBI to Track Sexual Assault on Planes, Ships

Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC) introduced H.R. 5256, a bill that would require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to collect statistics related to sexual assaults on any mode of transportation under federal … [Read more...]

US Senator John Boozman on KFFB’s Open Mic with Bob Connell March 13th

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) on KFFB’s Open Mic they are discussing School Safty and North Korea Talks. The interview program hosted by KFFB’s General Manager Bob Connell featured US Senator John Boozman at 7:50 am and 5:50 pm on Tuesday, March 13, … [Read more...]

Cathy Drew, and Mike Mills inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Cathy Drew, executive director of the Ozark Gateway Tourist Council, and Mike Mills, owner of Buffalo Outdoor Center, were inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame on Monday, March 12, 2018, at the 44th Annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism in West Memphis at Southland Park … [Read more...]

 U.S. Senator John Boozman Statement on President Trump’s Steel & Aluminum Tariffs Announcement

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum: “I certainly agree with President Trump’s desire to protect American workers, but I do not believe that applying broad tariffs is the right means … [Read more...]

Congressman Rick Crawford Sent a Letter Citing PBM Concerns, and Urges Review of CVS/Aetna Merger

Washington – Earlier today, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) sent letters to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Acting Chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Maureen Ohlhausen expressing “grave concern” over the proposed acquisition of Aetna Inc. by CVS Health. In the … [Read more...]

Congressman French Hill (AR-02) made the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement on tariffs for aluminum and steel

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) made the following statement in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement on tariffs for aluminum and steel as a result of the Department of Commerce’s Section 232 Investigations: “Hardworking Arkansans and Americans are reaping the benefits of … [Read more...]

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas partner with Arkansas FIRST

Little Rock, Ark. — March 6, 2018 — The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas have entered a partnership with Arkansas FIRST, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization founded to ensure every Arkansas student has access to competitive robotics education programs.  “The Arkansas FIRST Robotics … [Read more...]