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U.S. Senator Dr. John Boozman

April, 2016

  • 21 April

    Senate Finance Committee Clears Boozman-Warner Bill to Protect Combat-Injured Veterans’ Severance Payments

    Senate Finance Committee Clears Boozman-Warner Bill to Protect Combat-Injured Veterans’ Severance Payments     WASHINGTON—Legislation introduced by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Mark Warner (D-VA) to ensure that veterans who suffer service-ending combat-related injuries are not taxed on the severance payment they receive from the Department of Defense (DOD) cleared a major hurdle when it was approved by the Senate ...

  • 19 April

    Boozman Hails Passage of Bill to Increase Consumer & Safety Protections for Air Travelers Comprehensive bill includes Boozman-authored language to help general aviation pilots

    Boozman Hails Passage of Bill to Increase Consumer & Safety Protections for Air Travelers Comprehensive bill includes Boozman-authored language to help general aviation pilots  WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today joined his Senate colleagues to pass a comprehensive Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill that increases consumer protections, strengthens air traveler security and improves international competitiveness of aerospace manufacturing. “This ...

  • 18 April

    Boozman Applauds Decision by Mexico to Lift its Ban on Arkansas Poultry

    Boozman Applauds Decision by Mexico to Lift its Ban on Arkansas Poultry  WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement on the news that Mexico will lift its ban of Arkansas poultry: “I’m pleased that Mexico lifted its ban on Arkansas poultry products. It is important that producers in Arkansas are treated fairly, and as a leading producer of poultry, ...

  • 18 April

    The Obama Administration’s Iran Deal Two-Step

    The Obama Administration’s Iran Deal Two-Step Was the Obama Administration ever serious about enforcing the terms of the nuclear deal it negotiated with Iran? It certainly doesn’t appear so. As Iran continues to violate the terms of the agreement and flaunt its new found status on the international stage, the Obama Administration dances itself into knots attempting to justify how ...

  • 12 April

    Boozman Opening Statement for FSGG Hearing on SEC & CFTC Budget Request

    Boozman Opening Statement for FSGG Hearing on SEC & CFTC Budget Request  WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today held a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2017 funding requests for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The hearing included testimony from ...

  • 11 April

    Boozman Schedules Polk County Mobile Office Invites Residents to Participate

      WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman announced that members of his staff will host a mobile office event in Mena this month. The Mobile Office will be on Tuesday, April 19th, at the Mena-Polk County Senior Center. Boozman’s staff will be available at the walk-in event to help Arkansans who are having problems involving the federal government and to hear ...

  • 11 April

    Preventing Government Overreach: Clean Line Project “Not a Done Deal”

    Preventing Government Overreach: Clean Line Project “Not a Done Deal” Arkansans across the state are concerned with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) recent partnership with Clean Line Energy, a private company, to build a large power line through Arkansas and the impact it will have on their land. One Franklin County resident recently told me that his family farm ...

  • 6 April

    Boozman Statement on Meeting With Judge Garland

    Boozman Statement on Meeting With Judge Garland WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after meeting with Supreme Court nominee Judge Merrick Garland: “Americans deserve a voice on the future direction of the Supreme Court. I strongly disagree with President Obama’s contention that the Senate must rubber-stamp his nominee in the final year of his presidency. However, I ...

  • 5 April

    Boozman Opening Statement for FSGG Hearing on FCC Budget Request FCC Chairman Testifies

    Boozman Opening Statement for FSGG Hearing on FCC Budget Request FCC Chairman Testifies WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, today held a hearing to review the Fiscal Year 2017 funding request for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The hearing included testimony from FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and FCC Commissioner ...

  • 4 April

    Leading Efforts to Fix Veterans Choice Program

    Leading Efforts to Fix Veterans Choice Program  Morris, an 85-year-old Korean War veteran from Arkansas, had a medical emergency and urgently needed to see a specialist. He was told it would take up to two months to see a doctor at the Little Rock Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility. After waiting two weeks to schedule an appointment, he ...