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December, 2015

  • 16 December

    General Aviation Bill Passes Senate with Boozman Language to Help Small Aircraft Pilots Keep Flying

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON–Language authored by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) that requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to reform general aviation medical standards was included in the Pilot’s Bill of Rights II and unanimously passed by the Senate Tuesday night. The language—a modified version of the General Aviation Pilot Protection Act introduced by Boozman in February—seeks ...

  • 9 December

    Boozman Statement on WTO Approval of Retaliatory Tariffs in Response to COOL Mandate

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today released the following statement after the World Trade Organization (WTO) approved Canada and Mexico’s request to place more than $1 billion in retaliatory tariffs on American goods: “Today’s retaliation is not surprising. I’ve long opposed the COOL mandate because it alienates our trading partners, increases compliance costs and offers few benefits. Unless Congress acts, ...

  • 3 December

    Arkansas Senators Will Hold up Obama Nominee Until They Get Answers on Clean Line

    WASHINGTON—Arkansas U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton today announced they are placing a hold on the confirmation vote of President Obama’s nominee for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Under Secretary for Management and Performance, Victoria Marie Baecher Wassmer, because of the Department’s insufficient response to the Arkansas Congressional Delegation’s letter related to the potential partnership with the Clean Line ...

  • 2 December

    Boozman Recognizes the Life of Arkansas Aviator Milton Pitts Crenchaw

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator John Boozman recognized the life and legacy of Milton Pitts Crenchaw, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, in the Congressional Record, the official proceedings of Congress. Crenchaw was born and raised in Little Rock. He passed away on November 17, 2015 and was laid to rest today at the Arkansas State ...

November, 2015

  • 24 November

    Reining in EPA Overreach

    BY U.S. CONGRESSMAN BRUCE WESTERMAN – Arkansans regularly share with me their frustrations and concerns of Washington’s overreach into their lives. At the top of the list are the unnecessary burdens imposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). While we all support commonsense environmental protections, the EPA’s overreach in our state and nationwide causes much uncertainty. That’s why Congress is ...

  • 18 November

    Boozman Hails Passage of Resolutions to Stop EPA’s Carbon Rule Power-Grab

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after voting in favor of resolutions that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from moving forward with its misguided carbon mandate: “Since the President couldn’t get his extreme carbon policy agenda through Congress, he has tried to force it through the EPA in a manner that gives Americans little opportunity ...

October, 2015

  • 28 October

    Boozman, Cotton Join Senate Effort to Nullify EPA’s Misguided Carbon Mandate

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton joined Congressional efforts to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from moving forward with its misguided carbon mandate. Boozman and Cotton joined with 47 of their Senate colleagues to file two joint resolutions of disapproval to stop the regulatory overreach of President Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan ...

  • 13 October

    Boozman Recognizes 60th Anniversary of Little Rock Air Force Base

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator John Boozman recognized the 60th anniversary of Little Rock Air Force Base in the Congressional Record, the official proceedings of Congress. Boozman’s office will present a copy of the Congressional Record statement at tonight’s anniversary celebration. The following remarks are printed in the Congressional Record: Mr. President, I rise today to honor the ...

September, 2015

  • 30 September

    Boozman Backs New DOJ Designations for West Memphis & Little Rock

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today said newly-announced federal efforts to aid local law enforcement in Little Rock and West Memphis will help the communities address their “unique needs” and “will prove to be a vitally important component in the efforts to enhance public safety” in the two Arkansas cities.   The U.S. ...

  • 30 September

    Boozman Congratulates Five Arkansas Schools for Receiving Blue Ribbon Award

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today congratulated five Arkansas schools that were named 2015 National Blue Ribbon Schools. Mount Pleasant Elementary School in Mount Pleasant, Park Magnet School in Hot Springs, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Rogers, Valley View Junior High School in Jonesboro and Vandergriff Elementary School in Fayetteville were among the ...