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...]

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...]

Current flooding in Arkansas brings to Light Common Misconceptions and Misinformation about Flood Insurance

The current flooding in Arkansas brings to light common misconceptions and misinformation about flood insurance.  See below for myths and facts. Myth: I was told I can’t purchase flood insurance.  Fact: National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies are being sold, policies are being renewed and … [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...]

Surf the Bay to be held on June 15th at The Fairfield Bay Marina

 Making waves yet again this summer with some fun extreme and family sports events on the North Shore of Greers Ferry Lake, The Bay returns with the wildly popular WakeSurfing, and FlyBoarding, plus, family-fun Water Slides where you can “ride the wave”. “Surf the Bay” will be held at Fairfield … [Read more...]

Former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith found dead

Former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith was reportedly found dead from a gunshot wound, according to her former press secretary Ken Yang. Matt Mershon ✔@MattMershonKATV BREAKING: Former State Senator Linda Collins-Smith reportedly found dead from a gunshot wound according to … [Read more...]

State and Federal Officials Advise Citizens to Prepare for Arkansas River Flooding

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) continues to be fully activated daily in response to rising water levels and flooding along the Arkansas River. Every day the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) staff is joined by representatives from other state and federal agencies to … [Read more...]

State Agencies Helping with Arkansas River Flooding

The State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) continues to be activated at Level I today in response to rising water levels and expected flooding along the Arkansas River. The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) has operated at full activation daily since Saturday, May 25. ADEM … [Read more...]