Pryor to Meet with Community Leaders and Discuss Health Care, Water Infrastructure, and Education

On Thursday, September 9 at 9:30 am CT, Pryor will speak during the announcement ceremony for the Ozark Mountain Regional Public Water Authority’s $55 million in federal stimulus funding.  The ceremony will take place at the Searcy County Civic Center, 212 Nome Street in Marshall, AR.  At 2 pm … [Read more...]

Senate Approves Legislation to Improve Internet and Technology Access for Blind and Deaf

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate Thursday evening unanimously passed legislation to improve access to the Internet and other technologies for blind and deaf individuals.  The Equal Access to 21st Century Communications Act was sponsored by Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR), John Kerry (D-MA), John Ensign … [Read more...]

Lincoln, Pryor, Berry, Snyder, Ross Announce $119M in Education Funding

Washington - U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representatives Marion Berry (AR-01), Vic Snyder (AR-02) and Mike Ross (AR-04) today announced that Arkansas will receive $119,807,496 in Recovery Act funds to improve facilities, upgrade technology, fund afterschool programs and … [Read more...]

Pryor: Stimulus Watchdog Reports 79 Cases of Possible Fraud

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today said that he is committed to going after people who waste taxpayer dollars through the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In response to a letter from Pryor last month, Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency … [Read more...]

Arkansas Delegation Announces $1.7 Million for Projects Thoughout the State

Washington – U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representatives Marion Berry (AR-01), Vic Snyder (AR-02), John Boozman (AR-03), and Mike Ross (AR-04) announced that Arkansas will receive $1,780,905 for distance learning and telemedicine projects across the state. The funding … [Read more...]

Op-Ed by U.S. Senator Mark Pryor On Honoring Arkansas’s Veterans

As our nation celebrates Veterans Day, we have the opportunity to reflect upon the enormous sacrifices our servicemen and women have made and continue to make every day to protect our freedoms. This holiday also gives us a chance to renew our commitment to taking care of our veterans, who risked … [Read more...]

Lincoln, Pryor Announce Approval of $5 Million for Arkansas Projects

Washington – U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor today announced that the Senate has approved the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2010, containing $5 million in law enforcement priorities for Arkansas. “We all want Arkansas’s communities to be as … [Read more...]

Pryor Blocks Unreasonable Regulation to End Pocketknife Sales

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Senate today gave final approval to a measure by Senator Mark Pryor that allows consumers to continue buying and using popular pocketknives and utility knives in the United States. The provision was part of the Fiscal Year 2010 Homeland Security Appropriations Act, which … [Read more...]

Statement from Senator Pryor On the Child Safe Viewing Act Report

Senator Mark Pryor today applauded the FCC’s review of parental control technologies and its continued commitment to gather new information related to children and the media. He authored the Child Safe Viewing Act, which was signed into law in November 2007, to require the FCC to provide a review of … [Read more...]

Open Mic with Bob Connell and Senator Mark Pryor on Economy

US Senator Mark Pryor on KFFB’s Open hosted by KFFB’S General Manager and owner Bob Connell discussing Economy. … [Read more...]