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...]

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...]

Senator Tom Cotton Congratulates Tsai Ing-wen on Re-Election

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today issued the following statement on Tsai Ing-wen’s re-election as President of Taiwan: “Congratulations to Tsai Ing-wen on her reelection as president of Taiwan and to the people of Taiwan for holding yet another free and fair election. The island’s vibrant … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Statement on the Death of Qaboos bin Said al Said

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) tonight issued the following statement on the death of the Sultan of Oman, Qaboos bin Said al Said: “Sultan Qaboos was a valuable partner of the United States for decades, building on a relationship our nations set forth in the 1833 Treaty of Amity and Commerce. I am … [Read more...]

Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton Sponsor Resolution Praising Successful Mission to Eliminate Qasem Soleimani

Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to introduce a resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the successful mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force … [Read more...]