Renee Robison, Wayne Woods to be inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

Renee Robison, executive director of the Grand Prairie Center, and Wayne Woods, co-founder of CJRW, will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame during a noon luncheon Monday, March 2, at the 46th annual Arkansas Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The conference will be held at the Fort … [Read more...]

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas to sponsor State Spelling Bee

The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas will sponsor the Arkansas State Spelling Bee on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Cabot High School. The event begins at 9 a.m. Approximately 78,247 students from 500 schools in 60 counties across Arkansas will participate in local and county contests leading up to … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Statement on Senate Passage of USMCA

Following a Senate voted earlier today to approve the United States—Mexico—Canada Agreement (USMCA), Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the statement below. An Arkansas fact sheet for the USMCA from the Office of the United States Trade Representative may be found here. “The USMCA doesn’t … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Applauds Senate Passage of USMCA Historic Trade Pact Heads to President’s Desk

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after voting for the Senate-passed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). “Passage of USMCA ensures Arkansas agricultural producers, manufacturers and small businesses have a level playing field to compete in the global … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Calls Signing of Trade Deal with China a “Promising Step in the Right Direction”

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) said the signing of the phase one deal marks a “promising step in the right direction” toward better trade relations with China. Boozman, who was among a select group of lawmakers invited to the White House for the signing ceremony, praised the efforts of the Trump … [Read more...]

Senators John Boozman, Tom Cotton Introduce Legislation to Allow Portrait of Prominent Arkansas Lawyer in Post Office

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced legislation permitting the United States Postal Service (USPS) to accept and display a portrait of notable Little Rock attorney Scipio A. Jones to hang in the Little Rock post office that bears his name. “Scipio Jones was an … [Read more...]

Heber Springs Votes to Keep Survival Flight Ambulance Service Franchise after Judge order a City Wide Vote

Heber Springs went to the polls on Tuesday to Keep Survival Flight Ambulance Service Franchise after a Judge ordered a City-Wide Vote, in a vote 211 for 615 against. The five-year contract for Northstar EMS was up and for the first time in 15 years, a serious competing bid came in from Survival … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson proclaims NASA Day in Arkansas, NASA Chief makes first ever visit to the state

The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics will host NASA Day at Harding on Jan. 27,  featuring NASA Chief Technologist Dr. Douglas Terrier, the agency’s highest-ranking official, and first NASA chief ever to visit the state of Arkansas. In recognition of Dr. Terrier’s visit, … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Supports USMCA in Committee

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), voted to advance the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to the Senate floor. The trade deal had strong bipartisan support and now moves one step closer to a vote by the full Senate. “The … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Urges Apple to Work With FBI on Pensacola Shooting

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) released the following statement after Attorney General William Barr requested that Apple open encrypted iPhones belonging to the gunman who opened fire last month at the Pensacola Naval Air Station: “Companies shouldn’t be allowed to shield criminals … [Read more...]