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April, 2015

  • 6 April

    Arkansas Loses a Leader

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – Arkansas recently lost a leader. John Paul Hammerschmidt, a man who dramatically reshaped Arkansas in his twenty-six years of service as a Congressman from the 3rd District, passed away. John Paul led a life dedicated to public service, serving as a decorated combat pilot during WWII. Once he returned home to Harrison, Arkansas he ...

March, 2015

  • 23 March

    Lead by Example on Human Trafficking

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – Since the passage of the landmark Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the United States has been a leader in the international community’s fight to end modern day slavery. This law ushered in a new strategy that addressed human trafficking on multiple fronts. Combining strong protections for victims – including sheltering and asylum – with ...

  • 20 March

    Boozman, Manchin Bill Improves Highway Safety

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Joe Manchin (D-WV) today introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the safety of America’s roads and highways by eliminating a hurdle in the commercial trucking industry’s pre-employment drug screening process. The Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2015 would allow the U.S. Department of Transportation to recognize ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman, Brown, Hoeven, Tester Named Co-chairs of Senate Air Force Caucus

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON –U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), John Hoeven (R-ND) and Jon Tester (D-MT) will lead the Senate Air Force Caucus in the 114th Congress. The bipartisan group includes 35 members and focuses on issues impacting the U.S. Air Force. The caucus sponsors briefings, base visits and meetings with Air Force personnel ...

  • 18 March

    Boozman, Donnelly, Walz Introduce Bicameral Legislation Giving Military Retirees the Honor They Deserve

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON –U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and U.S. Representative Tim Walz (D-MN) introduced the Honor America’s Guard-Reserve Act of 2015, a bipartisan, bicameral bill honoring as veterans, Guard and Reserve retirees who served honorably for a minimum of 20 years but do not meet the active duty service requirement to ...

  • 18 March

    Save Your Vision Month

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – The Western Arkansas Vision Education Foundation is hosting its 21st Annual Spring Optometric Physician Education Conference this month and I␣ll be there to deliver an update on health care issues in Washington. This conference is perfectly timed as March is Save Your Vision Month, which is aimed at promoting the importance of regular and ...

  • 13 March

    Boozman Recognizes Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Centennial Anniversary

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON–  [Wednesday, March 11, 2015, marked the 100th anniversary of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC). Gov. George Washington Hays signed Act 124 creating the AGFC on March 11, 1915. This agency rejuvenated the state’s natural resources for future generations of Arkansans. U.S. Senator John Boozman honored the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission ...

  • 13 March

    Boozman Helps Introduce Bill to Increase Access to Mental Health Care for Servicemembers and Veterans

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) today joined U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) to help introduce legislation that aims to address mental health provider shortages and increase access to care for our servicemembers and veterans. The Frontline Mental Health Provider Training Act would establish a pilot fellowship program within the Department of Defense (DoD) ...

  • 4 March

    Westerman Votes No on Homeland Security Funding Bill

    BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE BRUCE WESTERMAN – WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement Tuesday (March 3) after voting against the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill (H.R. 240) “My vote today is in line with my vote six weeks ago. At that time, I voted to approve appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security while at ...

  • 4 March

    Boozman Statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Address to Congress

    BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) released the following statement after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress: “I’m glad Prime Minister Netanyahu accepted the Speaker’s invitation to address Congress and I was honored to be in the House chamber for it. He delivered a powerful, forceful speech. His message for us to stand ...