Cotton, Colleagues Send Letter to Microsoft President Detailing Huawei’s Threat to National Security

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) along with Senators Marco Rubio (R-Florida), Rick Scott (R-Florida), Mike Braun (R-Indiana), and Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) today sent a letter to Microsoft President Brad Smith in response to his recent comments that the U.S. government should provide more evidence of … [Read more...]

Boozman Urges Action to Help Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange During Service in Thailand

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee, urged his colleagues to pass legislation he introduced to eliminate barriers to benefits for veterans who served in Thailand during Vietnam and were exposed to toxic chemicals. “I believe veterans have been … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Statement on Prison Cellphone Jamming Report

U.S. Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Justice announced the release of a report detailing the promising results and potential of contraband cellphone jamming technology in prisons: “This report proves that cellphone jamming devices can … [Read more...]

Cotton Statement on Democratic Attempts to Impeach the President

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement on Speaker Pelosi’s announcement that the House will open formal impeachment hearings against the president: “Despite an unprecedented act of transparency by the president in releasing the transcript of his call with a foreign leader, … [Read more...]

Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton Push to Lower Indian Pecan Tariffs

Arkansas’s U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton joined with colleagues to urge U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize a reduction in pecan tariffs as the Trump Administration continues trade negotiations with India. Boozman and Cotton joined ten of their colleagues on a … [Read more...]

Governor Hutchinson Announces Departure of J.R. Davis, Names Katie Beck as New Director of Communications

Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the resignation of his Director of Communications, J.R. Davis, and named Katie Beck as his replacement. Davis will leave at the end of the month to pursue opportunities in the private sector. Beck, who currently serves as Director of State-Federal Relations … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Honors Arkansas Law Enforcement, Prosecutors

Senator Tom Cotton participated in a ceremony with U.S. Attorney Cody Hiland of the Eastern District of Arkansas to thank state, local, and federal law enforcement officers and prosecutors for their work in reducing violent crime. The officers and prosecutors collaborate on all levels through the … [Read more...]

Boozman Recognizes Service of Arkansas Army National Guard and Navy Reserve Veteran

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognized the service of Dr. Estella Morris in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series recognizing the military service of Arkansans. https://youtu.be/BMw6I40jUS0 Morris was raised in Dermott, Arkansas in Chicot County. Her father was a machinist for the cotton gin and her … [Read more...]

Senators Tom Cotton, Van Hollen Applaud Implementation of Provision Prohibiting U.S. Government From Purchasing Huawei Equipment

Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) released the following statement on the implementation of their 2019 NDAA provision prohibiting the U.S. government from purchasing equipment from Huawei: “Huawei can always be used as a Trojan horse for the Chinese Communist Party, … [Read more...]

Governor Hutchinson’s Weekly Address: The Legacy of Winthrop Rockefeller Lives On

LITTLE ROCK – Today I’d like to share some thoughts about Winthrop Rockefeller, one of Arkansas’s great governors, and about the building we have named in his honor. Governor Rockefeller and the building share a bit of history, so naming the building for him is an excellent idea. Senator Mark … [Read more...]