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U.S. Senator Dr. John Boozman

March, 2016

  • 31 March

    Boozman Pleased With Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments

    Boozman Pleased With Restoration of Equitable Sharing Payments WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after the Department of Justice (DOJ) notified Arkansas law enforcement agencies that it would resume equitable sharing payments for participating state and local law enforcement agencies that help in investigations resulting in federal forfeitures. “Equitable sharing funds are essential for drug and violent crime ...

  • 25 March

    Travel Treasures in Arkansas

    Travel Treasures in Arkansas I’m fortunate that my daily work takes me around the state to attend meetings and better understand the needs of communities. In the process, I get to visit well-known and some not-so-well-known places. As the weather gets warmer, I know many of us will be hitting state highways in search of new adventures, so I want ...

  • 24 March

    WWII Veteran Recalls Easter Invasion of Okinawa in Boozman’s ‘Salute to Veterans’ Series

      WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman released the latest interview in his series recognizing the service and sacrifice of Arkansas veterans. This spotlight highlights the military service of Audie Lynch, a WWII veteran who served in the Navy and participated in the Easter invasion of Okinawa in 1945. Lynch was born in a farmhouse near Scotland, Arkansas in Van Buren ...

  • 21 March

    National Nutrition Month

    National Nutrition Month March is National Nutrition Month. This is an important opportunity to recognize the role of Arkansas educators in promoting healthy eating habits. As a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, I’m working to ensure that the safe, affordable and nutritious food produced by Arkansas farmers reaches the next generation of Americans. As a former school board member, I’ve ...

  • 18 March

    U.S. Senator John Boozman honored for his support of economic growth policies.

      WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) was honored earlier this week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce “As a former small business owner I understand the importance of empowering our job creators. That’s why I’m proud to support policies that promote economic growth. I am honored to receive this recognition and I will continue to work with Arkansas members of the ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman Honored for Support of Faith, Family & Freedom

    Boozman Honored for Support of Faith, Family & Freedom Receives FRC Action True Blue Award WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) was honored today by the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council (FRC) for his unwavering support of faith, family and freedom. “The Family Research Council fights for traditional values every day. Fighting for pro-family and pro-life legislation is important ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman Statement on President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

    Boozman Statement on President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) issued the following statement today after President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. “The President has a Constitutional right to nominate a candidate to fill this vacancy, but the Senate has made it clear that ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman, Warner Seek to Protect Combat-Injured Veterans From Being Wrongfully Deprived of Full Severance

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Mark Warner (D-VA) today introduced bipartisan legislation 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). Under federal law, veterans who suffer combat-related injuries and who are separated from the military are not supposed to be taxed on ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman Supports Resolution Opposing Transfer of GITMO Detainees

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman today announced his cosponsorship of a Senate resolution formally rejecting President Obama’s plan to transfer prisoners from the Guantanamo Bay detention facilities (Gitmo) to locations on American soil. “Transferring Gitmo detainees to American soil threatens our national security and poses a risk to our citizens. That’s why Congress, with my support, approved legislation prohibiting Gitmo detainees ...

  • 14 March

    Why We Can’t Ignore Russia’s Expanded Role on the World Stage

    When the Syrian people began protesting the injustices of Bashar Assad’s regime back in 2011, President Obama talked strongly about standing hand-in-hand with them. When the Assad regime turned to violence to quell the protests and the conflict began in earnest, the President stepped up diplomatic pressure on Assad. When the Assad regime began using chemical weapons and a campaign ...