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July, 2016

  • 8 July

    Governor Asa Hutchinson Appoints Bobby Martin to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

    LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today appointed Bobby L. Martin of Rogers to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.   Governor Hutchinson released the following statement:   “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Bobby Martin to serve on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. As a seasoned executive with over four decades of experience, Bobby’s leadership skills and expertise will ...

  • 7 July

    Senate Approves Resolution Recognizing 70th Anniversary of Fulbright Program

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed a resolution on Wednesday introduced by Senator John Boozman (R-AR) recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the United States’ flagship educational exchange established by former Arkansas Senator J. William Fulbright. “I’m pleased the Senate is commemorating this lasting legacy of Senator Fulbright that connects our world. This diplomatic tool is important to building cross-cultural relationships and ...

  • 7 July

    Cotton Statement on Senate’s Vote on Sanctuary Cities Legislation

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today issued the following statement on the Senate’s vote on sanctuary city legislation: “Last year, an innocent young woman named, Kate Steinle was murdered by an illegal immigrant in broad daylight in San Francisco while her father watched in horror. Kate and numerous other victims like her would still be with us today if the ...

  • 7 July

    Boozman Supports Measures to Strengthen Immigration System

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today released the following statement after voting to consider two bills that would protect families and communities from dangerous criminals who are in the country illegally: “Sanctuary policies of more than 300 communities across the country threaten the safety of our citizens and undermine enforcement of our immigration laws. We must hold these communities accountable ...

  • 5 July

    Cotton Statement on the International Trade Commission’s Steel Trade Rulings

    Washington, D.C. – Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) released the following statement in response to the United States International Trade Commission’s rulings regarding steel trade: “I commend the International Trade Commission for its ruling that recognizes that China has been subsidizing its steel industry at the expense of Americans. Arkansas and American steel workers are the best in the world, and there ...

  • 5 July

    Cotton Statement on the Bombing in Baghdad

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the bombing in Baghdad: “This attack makes even clearer that ISIS’s savagery knows no boundaries of age, sect, or nationality. These barbarians have declared war against all, and they must be destroyed. My heart breaks for the families of murdered loved ones, and I feel especially for the children ...

  • 1 July

    Telephone Town Hall Sheds Light On Concerns of Arkansans

    As your U.S. Senator, I make it a priority to travel around the state and listen to the concerns of Arkansans. Thankfully, technology allows me to stay in touch even when I can’t be home. One way is through telephone town halls. I find these calls are a great way to engage with you and others about the most important ...

  • 1 July

    Cotton Column: Charles Duncan Buried with Honor Act

    Last week I introduced the Charles Duncan Buried with Honor Act, a bill that would expand the cemetery burial options offered by the VA to financially insolvent veterans. First, I want to share the story of the bill’s namesake, Mr. Charles Duncan, a Navy veteran from Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Duncan died last year at the age of 66. When ...

  • 1 July

    Cotton, Lee Introduce United Kingdom Trade Continuity Act

    Washington, D.C. – Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Mike Lee (R-UT) introduced the “United Kingdom Trade Continuity Act” Wednesday, a bill designed to promote economic stability and growth as the United Kingdom transitions out of the European Union.   “Our nation’s special relationship with the United Kingdom has promoted economic prosperity and security in both countries for over a hundred years,” Senator Lee ...

June, 2016

  • 30 June

    Senator Tom Cotton Seeking Fall Internship Applications

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) announced today he is seeking fall interns in his Washington, D.C. office and his state offices in Little Rock and Springdale. Interns will have the opportunity to experience the daily operations of Senator Cotton’s office and witness the legislative process firsthand. Depending on their university’s requirements, students may be able to receive academic credit for ...