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November, 2013

  • 29 November

    Small Business Saturday

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – Small business is the backbone of our economy, employing nearly half of all private sector employees and creating 64 percent of all new jobs. In this economy, small businesses have struggled and they need our support. We can do our part to help this economic engine. Small Business Saturday is an opportunity for ...

  • 21 November

    Humanitarian Relief: Making the World Better

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – While disagreements abound in the international community, the worldwide response to tragedy always brings us together. The best of humanity is on display when we reach out to people in need whether down the street, across the country or around the globe. The best current example is in the Philippines, where relief efforts ...

  • 11 November

    Saluting Our Veterans

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – The names of World War II battles etched into the granite memorial in our nation’s capital brought back memories for the nearly 80 members of the Greatest Generation who came to see the memorial dedicated to their sacrifice and service. I had the opportunity to experience the veterans’ first look at the WWII ...

October, 2013

  • 28 October

    Boozman, Crawford, Griffin, Womack, and Cotton Formally Voice Concerns

    Regarding Health-Insurance Availability and Affordability Washington, D.C. —Today, Senator John Boozman, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) sent a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius expressing concern about the impact of Obamacare on the availability and affordability of health-insurance plans in Arkansas. “We are now seeing ...

  • 18 October

    Building a Solid Fiscal Foundation

    BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – Imagine your most recent trip to the grocery store. If you’re like me you have a list and maybe some coupons from the Sunday paper or the store discount card. At the checkout we pay for our bill and if we don’t have the right amount of money we prioritize what our family ...

  • 7 October

    Ready to Help During the Shutdown

    BY UNITED STATES SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN I’m disappointed that the partisanship in Congress has resulted in a government shutdown. What is most frustrating is that this directly impacts the services Americans rely on. A government shutdown has real implications for seniors, veterans and hardworking Arkansas families who rely on the services provided by federal agencies. We need to work together ...

September, 2013

  • 9 September

    Hunger Action Month

    BY  U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – Saying a blessing before meals is common practice for me. Unfortunately, the prayer of many Arkansans is for food to be put on the table. Hunger is an issue that hits too close to home. Arkansas food insecurity rates are above the national average from 2010-2012 according to a new report by the ...

  • 3 September

    Promoting Religious Freedom

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – One of the cornerstones of our great nation is the protection of religious freedom for all. Our Founding Fathers believed this was important to the future of our country and they made it clear, guaranteeing American citizens the right to freely exercise their religion in the First Amendment of the Constitution. We can be ...

August, 2013

  • 24 August

    UPDATE FROM WASHINGTON – Senator Dr. John Boozman

      Agriculture Tour During the August work period, I spend one week focusing on agriculture. I travel across the state meeting with family farmers, facility managers, agriculture researchers and others who make their living growing, processing, and securing our supply of food and fiber. Agribusiness is critical to Arkansas, as it contributes significantly to our state’s economy. One out of ...

  • 14 August

    Update from Washington

      Backyard Beauty Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro made national headlines in early August after a 12-year-old found a diamond the size of a jellybean that is estimated to be worth as much as $15,000. While the discovery of a rock this large is not common, it’s one of more than 325 diamonds found at the park this year. ...