Senator John Boozman Statement on Supreme Court Vacancy

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court vacancy: “There is no room to dispute the constitutional authority President Trump has to nominate an individual to fill a Supreme Court vacancy. Likewise, the Senate can also choose to exercise its role … [Read more...]

Democrats’ Filibuster of Targeted COVID-19 Relief Package Statement from Senator John Boozman

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement following Senate Democrats’ filibuster of targeted coronavirus relief legislation that would offer further support to American families, workers, small businesses, schools and front line health care workers: “Today’s vote is a … [Read more...]

Sanctions Against ICC Prosecutor Statement from Senator Tom Cotton

Following reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced sanctions against International Criminal Court chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement: “The United States will not tolerate political attacks against its servicemembers by … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton’s Bill to Block Unemployment Funds for Rioters

Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) will introduce the Support Peaceful Protest Act, a bill that would make people convicted of federal offenses as part of riots ineligible for virus-related federal unemployment funds. It would also mandate that those convicted of such riot offenses face fines to help … [Read more...]

Legislators, Citizens Pursue Legal Action To End State Of Emergency

Arkansas state legislators, concerned business owners and private citizens of Arkansas will pursue legal action against the Director of the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) in the effort to restore the principles of our representative government. The suit will seek an end to the perpetual state … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman: “One step closer to paving a new path forward in suicide prevention”

 U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) continues to urge improvements to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) policies in order to prevent veteran suicides and is now calling on the House of Representatives to pass the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement … [Read more...]

Dennis Milligan Treasurer of State Announces Annual Earnings for Fiscal 2020

Little Rock, Ark. – Investment receipts for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, which ended June 30, were $11.4 million, bringing the annual total for fiscal 2020 to $80.7 million, Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan announced to the State Board of Finance today. “We held steady amid so many major … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) Pushes for National Designation of Butterfield Overland Trail

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced legislation to designate the Butterfield Overland Trail as a National Historic Trail. Boozman made the announcement today during a visit to Fitzgerald Station, a stop along the historic route. The trail was used to transport mail and passengers … [Read more...]

Governor Hutchinson Proclaims COVID-19 A Valid Reason to Vote Absentee

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson issued an executive order today that allows Arkansans to vote absentee if they are concerned that voting in person may be a risk to their health or the health of others because of COVID-19. Executive Order 20-44 also allows elections officials to start … [Read more...]

Boozman to Support Women Veterans as Senate VA Committee Advances Bill

The Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee (VA) this week passed legislation championed by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that would improve VA care and services for women veterans. The Deborah Sampson Act, bipartisan legislation introduced by Boozman and Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT), would … [Read more...]