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May, 2016

  • 6 May

    Turning the Tide of Prescription Drug Abuse

    Turning the Tide of Prescription Drug Abuse More action is needed to fight the abuse of prescription drugs according to the Kaiser Health Foundation poll released in early May. The nationwide survey revealed that two-thirds of Americans believe the federal and state governments should do more to combat the national heroin and prescription drug epidemic. There is momentum in Arkansas ...

  • 4 May

    Honor Flight: A Tribute to our Veterans

    Honor Flight: A Tribute to our Veterans Airports are often the scene of teary sendoffs as loved ones say goodbye, but one recent morning at Ronald Reagan Washington-National Airport a plane full of Arkansas and Oklahoma veterans were moved by their welcome to Washington, D.C. “It was almost an overwhelming tribute,” Korean War veteran Larry Burris said. “It makes you ...

  • 4 May

    Boozman Visits Arkansas Take Back Collection Site Highlights Efforts of Benton Police to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) marked National Prescription Drug Take Back Day with the Benton Police Department as it leads efforts to break the cycle of addiction by collecting unneeded and unused prescription medications in “Operation Medicine Cabinet XII.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Arkansas is one of 12 states with more painkiller prescriptions ...

  • 2 May

    Boozman-Authored Provisions to Benefit Arkansas Included in Water Resources Development Act

    Boozman-Authored Provisions to Benefit Arkansas Included in Water Resources Development Act WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), a member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, applauded committee passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. The bill was reported out of committee by a vote of 19 to 1 last week. “The bipartisan bill will strengthen the waterway ...

April, 2016

  • 29 April

    Two Boozman-Authored Provisions Included in Bipartisan, Comprehensive Veterans Bill

    Two Boozman-Authored Provisions Included in Bipartisan, Comprehensive Veterans Bill WASHINGTON–A bipartisan, comprehensive veterans bill that includes two provisions authored by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) was unveiled during a news conference held by members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee today. The Veterans First Act aims to change the culture at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by giving department leadership at VA ...

  • 28 April

    Leading Conservative Grassroots Organization Honors Boozman

    Leading Conservative Grassroots Organization Honors Boozman WASHINGTON– The nation’s oldest grassroots conservative organization honored U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) for adhering to conservative principles while voting on behalf of Arkansans in the U.S. Senate.     Boozman received the “Award for Conservative Excellence” from the American Conservative Union (ACU) for scoring in the 90-100 percentile for key votes graded by the organization. ...

  • 25 April

    Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67

    Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67 WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, included a provision in the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill that would put Arkansas on path to add another highway to our nation’s interstate system. The Senate Appropriations Committee reported the bill on ...

  • 25 April

    Upgrading Your Flying Experience

    Upgrading Your Flying Experience The Senate, under Republican leadership, has been focusing on making Washington work for America. The most recent example of our efforts is the bipartisan passage of an update to our nation’s aviation laws. This bill enhances consumer protections, strengthens air traveler security, and expands international competitiveness of aerospace manufacturing. This bill has been called “one of the most passenger-friendly” FAA ...

  • 25 April

    Boozman Supports Resolution Recognizing Benefits of 4-H

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman cosponsored a bipartisan resolution in support of 4-H and its recently launched “Grow True Leaders” campaign. The measure, which unanimously passed the Senate earlier this week, recognizes the benefits of the national 4-H program for America’s youth and the potential for the organization to reach a broader, more diverse population. “4-H is a wonderful organization ...

  • 25 April

    Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67

    Boozman Provision in Appropriations Bill Paves Way for Interstate Status of U.S. 67 WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, included a provision in the Fiscal Year 2017 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill that would put Arkansas on path to add another highway to our nation’s interstate system. The Senate Appropriations Committee reported the bill on ...