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June, 2016

  • 15 June

    Boozman to Announce New AmeriCorps Funding for Arkansas

    Boozman to Announce New AmeriCorps Funding for Arkansas WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman will hold a media conference call Wednesday, June 15 at 2:00 EST/ 1:00 CST to announce new grants for Arkansas that will support AmeriCorps members serving the community with local organizations. Boozman will be joined by Wendy Spencer, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal ...

  • 14 June

    Boozman Calls Passage of Defense Authorization Bill Critical to Our National Security

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today called Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA) “critical to our national security.” “We are a nation at war. We must dedicate the necessary resources and ensure that proper steps are taken to defeat ISIS and other radical Islamic terror groups who seek to destroy America. That’s why this bill is so critical to ...

  • 13 June

    Boozman Highlights WWII Arkansas Veteran Celebrating his 99th Birthday in ‘Salute to Veterans’

    WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman is celebrating the 99th birthday of WWII veteran Jesse Robertson with his latest interview highlighting the service and sacrifice of Arkansans who served our nation in uniform as part of the ‘Salute to Veterans’ series. Robertson, born on June 14, 1917 in Mulberry, spent most of his childhood on his parent’s farm. After graduating from Pleasant View High School in 1936, ...

  • 13 June

    Boozman Statement on Orlando Terrorist Attack

    Boozman Statement on Orlando Terrorist Attack WASHINGTON-U.S. Senator John Boozman released the following statement on the Orlando terrorist attack: “I join every American in mourning for the victims of this horrific act of terror. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of the victims. ISIS and radical Islamic terrorists have repeatedly called on supporters to attack ...

  • 13 June

    Correcting the Obama Administration’s National Security Failures

    The federal government’s number one responsibility is to protect the American people. As the Obama Administration approaches its final months, the American people still do not feel, with any degree of confidence, that Washington is taking the proper steps to carry out that responsibility. The Islamic State (ISIS)—a terrorist organization that President Obama once dubbed the “jayvee team”—has become a ...

  • 8 June

    Boozman Applauds Final Passage of Bill to Reform Chemical Safety Standards

    Boozman Applauds Final Passage of Bill to Reform Chemical Safety Standards WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman issued the following statement on Senate passage of The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, legislation to modernize our nation’s outdated chemical safety law. “This legislation will improve public confidence in the safety of chemicals, create regulatory certainty for business and more uniform ...

  • 6 June

    Combating Summer Hunger

    Combating Summer Hunger For many students in Arkansas, summertime represents the end of another exciting school year and signals the start of summer vacations and trips to the lake with family and friends. However, what is meant to be an exciting time for all children brings challenges to Arkansas youth who rely on meals provided at school. About 280,000 Arkansas ...

May, 2016

  • 27 May

    Committed to Protecting our Children

    Committed to Protecting our Children As a father to three daughters and grandfather two granddaughters, I believe that protecting our children needs to be a priority. This includes improving laws to bring justice to children victimized by predators and strengthening punishment for offenders. Our children deserve justice. We need to provide law enforcement with the tools they need to solve crimes ...

  • 27 May

    Boozman Introduces Amendments to NDAA

    Boozman Introduces Amendments to NDAA  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced five amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA) this week that seek to protect a valuable military accession program, ensure combat-injured veterans receive their full severance pay and honor National Guard, Reserve and Desert Storm-Desert Shield veterans. “The number one responsibility of the federal government is to ...

  • 27 May

    Senate Approves Bill Naming Perryville Post Office in Honor of Arkansas Hero

    Senate Approves Bill Naming Perryville Post Office in Honor of Arkansas Hero WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate passed legislation Thursday designating a Perryville, Arkansas Post Office as the “Harold George Bennett Post Office.” Sergeant George Bennett, a native of Thornburg, Arkansas served as a Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) advisor during the war operating out of South Vietnam. On December 29, 1964, during a ...