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November, 2016

  • 14 November

    Protecting Consumers & Growing Our Economy

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN –  Recently, the second-most powerful court in the country ruled that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had been structured in an unconstitutional manner. This ruling is an important step toward protecting consumers and community banks that are such an integral part of our economy. The CFPB was created by the Dodd-Frank legislation passed ...

  • 10 November

    Boozman Accepting Applications for Spring Internships

    WASHINGTON—U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is accepting applications from Arkansas college students interested in interning in his Washington, D.C. or Arkansas offices this spring. “Interning in my Washington or state offices is an excellent opportunity for college students interested in public service to get a firsthand look at the inner workings of Congress while helping make the lives of their ...

  • 10 November

    Boozman Highlights Lake Conway WWII & Korean War Veteran in ‘Salute to Veterans’

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN –  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman recognized the service and sacrifice of Herbert ‘Lucky’ Page, a WWII & Korean War veteran in ‘Salute to Veterans,’ a series recognizing the military service of Arkansans. Page, a Lake Conway resident, was born in Little Rock. He spent much of his childhood in an orphanage. When ...

  • 4 November

    A Meaningful Way to Thank our Veterans

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN –  Hebert ‘Lucky’ Page earned his nickname during a WWII battle in the Pacific after he was thought to have been killed in action and placed with the remains of deceased Marines. “I woke up and I was on the ship. I thought I was blind. I couldn’t see,” Page said. “They were cleaning ...

  • 3 November

    Boozman Recognized for Contributions to Arkansas Rice Industry

    JONESBORO – Riceland Foods, Inc. honored U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) with its ‘Friend of the Farmer’ award for his commitment and dedication to the Arkansas rice industry. “As the number one producer of rice in our country, Arkansas has a unique role in the industry. This is a testament to the skill and hard work of Arkansas’s rice farmers, and I am ...

October, 2016

  • 31 October

    Obamacare’s Looming Premium Hikes

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN –  When I ask Arkansans what frustrates them about the direction of our country, the most common response I hear is that “Washington does not listen to us.” Obamacare is a perfect example of how Congressional Democrats and officials in the White House, who claim they know what’s best for hardworking Americans, refuse to ...

  • 26 October

    Boozman: Defense Secretary Made Right Call to End Effort to Penalize Service Members for Recruiter Actions

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today said Secretary Ash Carter “made the right call” after he announced that the Department of Defense (DoD) would suspend “all efforts to collect reimbursement” from improperly awarded enlistment bonuses given to some members of the California National Guard. “Secretary Carter made the right call to end the effort to penalize service members ...

  • 26 October

    Boozman Named Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police Legislator of the Year

    BENTON – The Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) honored U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) for his support of the law enforcement community with its ‘Legislator of the Year’ award during a stop on the #EverySecondCounts tour. “I am honored to received this recognition from the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police. This organization is crucial to Arkansas law ...

  • 24 October

    We Must Combat Human Trafficking

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – Human trafficking, the multi-billion dollar criminal enterprise of smuggling people for forced labor and sex slavery, continues to be a growing problem. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center data shows that in the first six months of 2016, 26 human trafficking cases were reported in Arkansas. An investigation into human trafficking by an ...

  • 20 October

    Boozman Promotes Arkansas Take Back Day Saturday, October 22nd

    LITTLE ROCK – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) encourages Arkansans to participate in Arkansas Take Back and get expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs out of their homes. “Prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the country and unfortunately Arkansas is not immune to this problem. Arkansas has implemented measures to combat this problem by decreasing the ...