Introduce Legislation to Expand VA Benefits for Vietnam Veterans by Senators John Boozman and Jon Tester

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced the Forgotten Vietnam Veterans Act to expand wartime benefits to veterans who served in the Vietnam War and have been ineligible for assistance because of differences between the war era dates at the Department of Defense … [Read more...]

Senate Passes Boozman-Supported Resolution Honoring Juneteenth

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) praised Senate passage of a resolution designating June 19, 2020, as “Juneteenth Independence Day'” in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which Union General Gordon Granger brought the news of emancipation to Texas. Boozman, a cosponsor of the resolution, … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments: Ed Spaeth, Greenbrier, to the Arkansas Manufactured Home Commission.  Appointment expires September 1, 2023.  Replaces Dewight Mack. Stephen Horton, Maumelle, as a Special County Judge in the County Court of Searcy County, for … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Statement on Introduction of JUSTICE Act

Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement on the introduction of the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act: “The anger and frustration brought on by the horrific deaths of George Floyd and others at the hands of those charged with … [Read more...]

Boozman Presses FCC Chairman on Collaboration with Federal Agencies to Expand Rural Broadband

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) continued his commitment to strengthening rural broadband and helping expand telehealth and distance learning opportunities. In a hearing before the Senate Committee on Appropriations Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee, Boozman questioned … [Read more...]

The entire Arkansas Delegation Supports Governor’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack, and Bruce Westerman—wrote to President Donald Trump urging him to support Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a federal disaster declaration for Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Dallas, … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Joins Bipartisan Bill to Expand Mental Health Services in Rural America

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined a bipartisan group of senators to introduce legislation to expand telemental health services in rural areas. The Home-Based Telemental Health Care Act of 2020 would establish a grant program for health providers to expand telemental health … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Statement on the Passing of Dr. Ray Hull

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Ray Hull: “I am very saddened by the news of Dr. Ray Hull’s passing. A leading figure in northwest Arkansas’s medical community, Ray began practicing medicine in northwest Arkansas when only a handful of … [Read more...]

Bob Connell talks with Senator John Boozman on KFFB’s Open mic Peaceful protesting, the effects of looting and more June 5, 2020

The interview program hosted by Timeless 106.1 KFFB’s General Manager Bob Connell featured US Senator John Boozman talking about: Peaceful protesting and the effects of looting, the Senate passing legislation to add flexibility to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and make it more accessible … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Awards Arkansas $2.5 Million to medical community to Respond to COVID-19

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—applauded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for awarding $2.5 million to Arkansas to expand its testing capacity for COVID-19. In this latest round of … [Read more...]