Lincoln, U.S. Trade Rep Ron Kirk to Visit with Arkansas Business and Agricultural Leaders

Washington -- U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, announced that Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S. Trade Representative, will join her in Arkansas tomorrow, for events focused on job creation and agricultural trade issues impacting … [Read more...]

Soldier from Harrison died Sunday while on patrol in Afghanistan

Specialist Clayton D. McGarrah, 20, of Harrison died Sunday while on patrol in Afghanistan, according to reports. Specialist Clayton D. McGarrah, 20, of Harrison was killed in an explosion in Arghandab, Afghanistan. McGarrah was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry … [Read more...]

Lincoln Announces American Farm Bureau Federation General Counsel to Serve as Chief Counsel for Senate Agriculture Committee

Washington – Chairman Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., today announced the selection of Julie Anna Potts to serve as Chief Counsel for the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Potts, an Alabama native, most recently served as General Counsel for the American Farm Bureau … [Read more...]

Lincoln Announces Summer 2010 Internship Program, Urges Arkansas Students to Apply

Washington – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) is accepting applications for her summer internship program, which provides students the opportunity to learn about the federal government and our nation’s legislative process.  Selected college students will work in Lincoln’s Washington, D.C., or … [Read more...]

Lincoln Welcomes Allied Wireless Communications Corporation to Arkansas

Lincoln Welcomes Allied Wireless Communications Corporation to Arkansas Washington – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln today congratulated the city of Little Rock on being selected as the headquarters for Allied Wireless Communications Corporation. The telecommunications/wireless company will invest … [Read more...]

Lincoln Campaign Forms “Small Business Owners for Blanche Team”

Little Rock - U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln today announced the launch of the "Small Business Owners for Blanche Team," a group of Arkansas voters who support the Senator's commitment to our small businesses, the economic engines of our local communities and number one source of jobs in our … [Read more...]

Lincoln Statement on Nelson Amendment

Washington - U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) today made the following= statement regarding her vote on the Nelson amendment. The Senate Finance C= ommittee bill that Sen. Lincoln helped draft - as well as H.R. 3590 that is= currently being debated on the Senate floor - both went to great … [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...]

Lincoln: I Will Not Support Reform That Hurts America’s Seniors

Washington –As she opposed another Republican amendment today designed to scare seniors and gut commonsense health insurance reform, Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) said she will consistently fight to protect Medicare. Under the guise of “protecting Medicare,” the amendment offered by … [Read more...]

Lincoln on Afghanistan: Open-Ended Commitment Not An Option

Washington – U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln this evening responded to President Obama’s plan for American troop commitments in Afghanistan: “Tonight, after prolonged consultations with senior military officials and civilian advisers, the President announced a plan to send an additional 34,000 U.S. … [Read more...]