Senator Tom Cotton Hails Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

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

Senate Approves Defense Bill with Boozman Provisions

 U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) supported the Senate-passed Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill invests in our military and provides $750 billion in critical funding to ensure servicemembers have the tools and resources they need to protect national security. The … [Read more...]

Senators John Boozman and Mark Warner Legislation Aims to Expand Outreach, Create Measurement Tool to Improve Effectiveness in Fight Against Veteran Suicide

 U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Mark Warner (D-VA) introduced legislation to improve coordination of veteran mental health and suicide prevention services and to better measure the effectiveness of these programs in order to reduce the alarming number of veteran … [Read more...]

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...]