Cleburne County Sheriff’s Sheriff’s Office Operation Lake Ice, warrants for 40 people for dealing primarily meth in Cleburne County

It is no secret that meth use and addiction has plagued the state of Arkansas, as well as our nation.  Most Sheriff’s seek to make it a priority upon entering office to combat the use, sale, and distribution of meth in their county and I was not an exception to that when I took office in January of … [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...]

Senator John Boozman Statement on U.S.-Poland Joint Defense Declaration

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement on the joint declaration on U.S. force posture signed today by President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda: “Increasing U.S. forces in Poland is a strong deterrent against Russian aggression in Eastern Europe. I am … [Read more...]

Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments

Governor Asa Hutchinson announced the following appointments: Dr. Eddie Bryant, West Memphis, to the State Board of Health. Appointment expires December 31, 2020.  Reappointment. Lane Crider, Fayetteville, to the State Board of Health. Appointment expires December 31, 2021.  Replaces Alan … [Read more...]

Senator John Boozman Advocates for Farmers Harmed by Overreaching Water Rule

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), encouraged support for the Trump administration’s definition of water rules that will provide certainty for Arkansas agriculture producers. During an EPW hearing to review the Waters of the … [Read more...]

2019 Flood Resources and Information for Arkansans

Following requests from Governor Asa Hutchinson and the Arkansas federal delegation, President Donald Trump has issued a major disaster declaration for Arkansas, allowing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide various forms of federal assistance for 16 counties: Arkansas, Chicot, … [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...]

Free Legal Assistance Available For Arkansas Flood Victims

As a result of the recent flooding in Arkansas, the Arkansas Bar and the Young Lawyers’ Section, in conjunction with FEMA, the Arkansas Emergency Management Agency, the American Bar Association, Center for Arkansas Legal Services, Legal Aid of Arkansas, and Arkansas Access to Justice, is providing … [Read more...]