Senator John Boozman Joins Colleagues to Build on Efforts to Reduce Military Spouse Unemployment

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Sens. Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Jon Tester (D-MT) to introduce legislation to build on efforts to reduce military spouse unemployment and improve access to affordable childcare. The Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2019 would change the tax code to … [Read more...]

Boozman Provision Included in Legislation to Aid Blue Water Navy Veterans

A bill that expands U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits to veterans exposed to toxic chemicals during the Vietnam War includes a provision authored by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that extends benefits to the children of Vietnam veterans who served in Thailand who were born with … [Read more...]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave White House

Sarah Huckabee Sanders the White House press secretary is stepping down at the end of this month (Sanders called being press secretary one of the best jobs of her life), President Donald Trump said: “She is a very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job!” … [Read more...]

Boozman, Cotton, Rep. Crawford Support Second Wave of Funding for Rural Broadband in Six Arkansas Counties

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized $22.6 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 6,582 unserved rural Arkansas homes and businesses in six counties, representing the second wave of support from last year’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction. Providers … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson Fully Funds the Succeed Scholarship Program

The Reform Alliance today applauded Governor Asa Hutchinson for fully funding the 2019/2020 school year legislative appropriation for the state’s Succeed Scholarship Program, giving more students an opportunity for academic success. The Succeed Scholarship Program awards scholarships for public … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Leon Jones as New Director of Arkansas Fair Housing Commission

Governor Asa Hutchinson today, in conjunction with Elizabeth Smith, Secretary-Designate of the Department of Inspector General, announced Leon Jones as the new executive director of the Arkansas Fair Housing Commission. Jones, the former director of the Arkansas Department of Labor, will replace … [Read more...]

Boozman Commemorates D-Day Anniversary

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined a bipartisan Senate delegation in Normandy, France to participate in an official ceremony at the American Cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer for the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The delegation joined President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron to … [Read more...]

Senator Cotton Secures Arkansas Military Family Priorities in Defense Bill

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Chairman of the Airland Subcommittee in the Senate Armed Services Committee, released a statement on committee passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020. Senator Cotton secured dozens of provisions in the annual defense bill, which … [Read more...]

Griffin Commemorates the Heroic Actions of Our Servicemembers on D-Day Anniversary

Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin today issued the following statement to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day: "Today marks the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and serves as a reminder to us all of the great cost of freedom. The heroic actions and sacrifice of our brave servicemembers that stormed … [Read more...]

Cotton Statement on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day: “Seventy-five years ago this morning, hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers embarked on a ‘Great Crusade’ to liberate Europe from the Nazis. America and our allies dealt the Nazis a crippling blow … [Read more...]