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August, 2019

  • 7 August

    Boozman Tours Region

    (MENA)  United States Senator John Boozman was in Montgomery and Polk Counties on Tuesday. It was a part of his two day tour of Western and Southwestern Arkansas. The senator started his Tuesday with a breakfast roundtable with Mena / Polk County Chamber of Commerce members at the Lime Tree Restaurant in Mena, where he met with local business leaders. ...

June, 2016

  • 27 June

    Fighting for Accountability at VA

    Fighting for Accountability at VA For all the talk of division in Washington, our nation’s commitment to our veterans usually bring us together in unity. A perfect example of this was the passage of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability (CHOICE) Act, the comprehensive response to the manipulation and mismanagement failures at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) medical centers. The CHOICE Act ...

  • 24 June

    Boozman Presses Senate to Vote on Veterans First Act

    Boozman Presses Senate to Vote on Veterans First Act   WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and other members of the committee on Wednesday to press their colleagues to allow a vote on the Veterans First Act, bipartisan legislation that will strengthen accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Last week, VA announced that it ...

  • 24 June

    Boozman Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Block Executive Amnesty

    Boozman Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Block Executive Amnesty WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman issued the following statement on the Supreme Court ruling blocking President Obama’s executive amnesty: “This ruling by the Supreme Court affirms that President Obama’s executive actions on immigration were a gross overreach of power. This abuse of authority by the President was rightfully reigned in ...

  • 23 June

    Boozman Files Amendment to Senate Appropriations Bill to Help Arkansas Law Enforcement Fight Violent Crime

    Boozman Files Amendment to Senate Appropriations Bill to Help Arkansas Law Enforcement Fight Violent Crime WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman introduced an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations (CJS) bill to ensure that Arkansas law enforcement agencies are compensated through equitable sharing funds for their help in investigations resulting in federal forfeitures. “Equitable sharing funds are ...

  • 22 June

    Boozman Submits Veterans History Project Interviews to Library of Congress

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman presented a collection of Arkansas veterans’ oral histories to the Library of Congress for preservation in its Veterans History Project (VHP). “The Veterans History Project is a unique collection of the memories of our veterans. These firsthand accounts add valuable information and insights to the permanent record from which future generations will learn,” Boozman said. ...

  • 21 June

    Boozman Statement on Votes Seeking to Prevent Terrorists From Obtaining Firearms

    Boozman Statement on Votes Seeking to Prevent Terrorists From Obtaining Firearms WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after the Senate considered a series of amendments that seek to prevent terrorists from obtaining firearms: “No one wants a situation where known terrorists have guns. However, we must prevent this while protecting the freedoms of law-abiding citizens who are ...

  • 20 June

    Paving the Way for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

    Paving the Way for a Cure for Alzheimer’s By the time you finish reading this column, one person will have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Every 66 seconds a patient is told they have this incurable disease. In 2050, that number is expected to increase to one patient every 33 seconds. Alzheimer’s impacts five million people nationwide, including more than 275,000 ...

  • 17 June

    Boozman Pushes for Expanding U.S. Agriculture Exports to Cuba

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman continued advocating to open up trade with Cuba during the Senate Appropriations Committee’s markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill. The committee adopted an amendment offered by Boozman and Sen. Jon Tester that would lift the ban on private banks and companies offering credit for the export of agricultural ...

  • 16 June

    Boozman Announces AmeriCorps Funding for Arkansas

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman announced that Arkansas will benefit from nearly $2.5 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. These investments will support more than 200 AmeriCorps members who will work on some of the most pressing issues in Arkansas including educating children in disadvantaged areas. “AmeriCorps is ...