Legislation to Protect Online Shoppers Headed to President’s Desk

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor announced that legislation aimed at protecting online shoppers from aggressive Internet sales tactics is headed to the President’s desk to be signed into law.  The Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act passed the House of Representatives this week; it passed the Senate … [Read more...]

Pryor to Be in Searcy, Rose Bud and Heber Springs on Tue Oct 26

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mark Pryor today said he is looking forward to traveling the state on Tuesday to tour a local business and meet with community leaders and the family of Medal of Honor recipient Nick Bacon.  On Tuesday, October 26 at 1:30 pm CT, Pryor will tour the Bryce Corporation … [Read more...]

Senate Passes Pryor Legislation Fighting Border Patrol Corruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor announced today that his legislation to prevent Mexican drug cartels from corrupting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents has passed the Senate with unanimous consent.   “Border patrol agents are the first line of defense in the fight to … [Read more...]

Pryor Bill Enables Entrepreneurs to Turn Ideas into Business Ventures

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today said tax-free savings accounts would enable and encourage prospective entrepreneurs to turn their innovative ideas into profitable business ventures. Pryor introduced the Small Business Start-up Savings Accounts Act to help entrepreneurs save … [Read more...]

Pryor Opens Probe Into Recovery Act Fraud and Waste

Requests Data From Watchdog on Progress of Investigations, Referrals, and Abuse Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today requested updated information on investigations and misconduct associated with the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. In a letter to Earl Devaney, … [Read more...]

Lincoln, Pryor Announce Nomination of Judge Price Marshall Jr. For U.S. District Judge for Eastern District of Arkansas

Washington - U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor are proud to anno= unce that Judge Denzil Price Marshall Jr. will be nominated by President Ob= ama for the U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Judge= Marshall has served as a judge on the Arkansas Court of Appeals … [Read more...]


Recovery Act Funds Will Help Improve Infrastructure in Rural Areas WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor along with U.S. Representative Vic Snyder today announced a $2,938,000 grant and a $1,238,000 loan for water and environmental projects in the Tri County Rural Water … [Read more...]

Pryor and FCC Chairman to Discuss Improving Broadband Access in Arkansas

WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mark Pryor today announced that he will be participating in two events with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski on Tuesday, November 24th. The events will focus on efforts to expand broadband access in Arkansas and throughout the … [Read more...]

Pryor Adds Sensible Solutions to Defense Policy

Senator's Measures Enhance Troop Readiness, Energy Efficiency and Economic Development Initiatives WASHINGTON D.C. – Senator Mark Pryor today said legislation headed to the President includes measures he proposed to enhance troop readiness and equipment, benefit defense-impacted communities, and … [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...]