U.S. Senator John Boozman Statement on Agreement to Temporarily End the Partial Shutdown

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced an agreement to end the partial government shutdown for three weeks: “This announcement is a promising step. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees have missed paychecks and … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Statement on Court Ruling in Arkansas Times v. Mark Waldrip

Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the federal court ruling in Arkansas Times v. Mark Waldrip, et al: “A federal district court judge this week acknowledged the obvious: Businesses do not have a constitutional right to discriminate against the … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman Votes to Enhance Border Security, End Partial Government Shutdown

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after voting in support of President Donald Trump’s proposal to reopen the government: “I voted to support this important vehicle to advance talks to end the shutdown. I remain committed to negotiating a solution that delivers strong … [Read more...]

Senator Tom Cotton Urge President Trump to Send ISIS Fighters to Guantanamo Bay

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) along with Senators John Cornyn (R-Texas), Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Florida) today sent a letter to President Trump urging him to send the worst of the ISIS fighters currently detained in Syria to Guantanamo Bay. Doing so would prevent … [Read more...]

 Senators Tom Cotton, Van Hollen, Gallagher and Gallego Introduce Bill to Impose Denial Orders on Chinese Telecom Companies That Violate U.S. Sanctions

Washington, D.C. – Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas),  Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Maryland) and Representatives Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin), Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) introduced the bipartisan Telecommunications Denial Order Enforcement Act to direct the President to impose denial orders banning the … [Read more...]

Senators Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz Issue Joint Statement of Support to Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty Over the Golan Heights

Washington, D.C. — Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued a statement after reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked the United States to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. In the last Congress Senators, Cotton and Cruz … [Read more...]

President Signs Boozman-Schatz Bill into Law Ensuring Veterans Receive Full Housing Benefits

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump signed into law the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act to ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reimburses veterans for missed or underpaid Forever GI Bill housing benefits. The legislation was introduced by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) … [Read more...]

U.S. Senator John Boozman: 2018 Significant Legislative Victories

WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is marking the completion of 2018 in part by reflecting on his successful efforts to move legislation benefitting Arkansas and advancing his policy priorities, including improving benefits and services for our nation’s veterans and promoting opportunities … [Read more...]

Senate Passes Senator Tom Cotton’s Full Military Honors Act

Washington, D.C. — Last night, the Senate passed the Full Military Honors Act of 2018, a bill introduced by Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) that would allow all Medal of Honor recipients and former prisoners of war to receive a full military honors burial ceremony with an escort, regardless of rank. … [Read more...]

Congress Sends Boozman Bill Ensuring Veterans Receive Full Housing Benefits to President

WASHINGTON— Congress is sending President Donald Trump legislation to sign into law that would to ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reimburses veterans for missed or underpaid Forever GI Bill housing benefits. The Senate and House passed the Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment … [Read more...]