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Preparing for the Unexpected

SUBMITTED BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN –  The worst of Mother Nature brings out the best of the human spirit. We witnessed the bravery and heroism of first responders, emergency officials and volunteers who saved the lives of Texans trapped by Hurricane Harvey’s devastating flooding. Arkansans mobilized efforts to assist our neighbors in need. The Arkansas National Guard responded ...

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Boozman Invites Arkansans to Participate in Tele-Town Hall Monday

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman will host a telephone town hall on Monday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. CT to connect with Arkansans and discuss topics under debate in Washington. This statewide event allows Arkansans the ability to ask Boozman questions over the phone or listen to the conversation about the issues impacting them. Arkansans interested in participating in ...

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Boozman Commends House Passage of Bill to End Taxation of Combat-Injured Veterans’ Severance Payments; Continues Push for Senate Passage

WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation that mirrors a bill introduced by U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Mark Warner (D-VA) 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). The House bill, the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 introduced by ...

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Foundation for the Future – Computer Science

Preparing students for 21st century careers starts with providing them with the tools and resources to learn skills needed in the modern workforce. In this interconnected digital age, computer science plays an important role. Computer science is experiencing record growth. Students rank computer science among their favorite classes and advanced placement (AP) computer science is the fastest growing course in ...

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Boozman Votes to Preserve Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) voted today to ensure that Iran would remain subject to sanctions if it continues its belligerent actions, supports terrorism or violates terms of the nuclear agreement it made with the Obama administration. “President Obama acquiesced to each and every demand from Tehran during the nuclear agreement negotiations and Iran has repaid the administration ...

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Boozman, Donnelly Urge Senate to Approve Location of National Desert Storm War Memorial

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Joe Donnelly (D-IN) continue their commitment to ensure veterans of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm are honored with a national memorial in Washington, D.C. by introducing a joint resolution to approve the location of the National Desert Storm War Memorial on a prominent area near the National Mall and other war ...

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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 ...

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Why Gitmo Must Remain an Option to Hold Terrorists

Almost nine months ago, President Obama signed into law legislation that required his Administration to produce a report to Congress concerning the identities and backgrounds of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay (Gitmo) detention facility in Cuba. This declassified report has finally been released and it offers details on over 100 detainees who are currently being held in, or have been ...

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Celebrating 100 Years of the National Park Service

For decades, the National Park Service has made it possible for Arkansans and tourists to enjoy the rich thermal pools of Hot Springs, the steady, winding current of the Buffalo River, the vistas of Pea Ridge National Military Park and the frontier forts and overlook to the Trail of Tears at the Fort Smith National Historic Site. These locations have ...

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Boozman Kick-offs Annual Ag Tour Monday

WASHINGTON – For the sixth straight year, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) will be hitting the road on his annual agriculture tour in an effort to highlight the importance of the industry to Arkansas. “The agriculture industry is an economic driver for our state. As Congress prepares the next farm bill, it’s important for me to hear the ideas of our farmers, ...

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