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Cotton Statement to Override Obama’s Veto of WOTUS Repeal Legislation

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement after voting to override the President’s veto of legislation blocking the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “It’s difficult to understand why Senate Democrats and President Obama continue to put politics ahead of rural America. Upholding the President’s veto of legislation blocking the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) ...

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Cotton and 46 Fellow Senators to Send Open Letter to the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) along with 46 of his Republican colleagues in the Senate will today release an open letter to the the Leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran about the ongoing nuclear negotiations between their country and the United States. A PDF of the official letter will be available on Cotton.Senate.Gov later this morning.  The  text of ...

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Cotton Responds to Reports about Obama Administrations Dealings with Iran and Comments about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.- Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) today released the following statement in response to recent media reports about the Obama administration’s dealings with Iran and comments about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “I’m appalled at recent media reports suggesting the Obama administration is seeking ‘détente’ with Iran, while unnamed administration officials disparage Israeli Prime ...

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Arkansas Congressional Delegation Urges President Obama to Implement Additional Safeguards to Stop the Spread of Ebola

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.—Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today sent a letter to President Obama asking the administration to take further steps to protect Americans against the spread of the Ebola virus. The letter says, in part: “While it’s important to establish appropriate protocols to treat, contain, and ...

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Cotton Receives the National Association of Manufacturers Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) was recognized by the National Association of Manufactures (NAM) as a recipient of their Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for the 113th Congress.  This award is given each Congress to those Senators and Representatives whose voting record reflects consistent support of policies important to the manufacturing community. “Manufacturing ...

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Arkansas Congressmen Demand DoD Complete Report to Review Eligibility of Purple Heart for Texas and Arkansas Victims

BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today sent a joint letter to U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secretary Chuck Hagel demanding that DoD complete the report required by law to review DoD eligibility for the Purple Heart to victims of the 2009 ...

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Cotton Requests USDA Extend Loan Repayment Date for Turner Grain Farmers

BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.— Congressman Tom Cotton today joined his fellow members of the Arkansas House delegation in sending a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack regarding Turner Grain Merchandising Inc., in Brinkley Arkansas. The letter calls on Secretary Vilsack to protect Arkansas farmers awaiting repayment from Turner by extending their loan repayment dates.
 
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Cotton Statement on the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014

BY U.S REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) released the following statement on passage of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014: “The problems at the VA are unconscionable. For years, politicians like President Obama have made the VA a political talking point, but taken little action to change it. Today, that begins to ...

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Cotton Urges Senate to Protect Deployed Troops From Losing Their Jobs

BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) released the following statement in response to recent reports that soldiers deployed to Afghanistan received letters informing them their service would no longer be needed when their deployments end: “The men and women deployed overseas have left their homes and families to fight for our country. It’s deplorable ...

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Arkansas Delegation Requests Disaster Assistance for State’s Farmers, Ranchers

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today wrote to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack in support of Governor Mike Beebe’s request for federal disaster assistance for Arkansas farmers and ranchers suffering from losses caused by severe weather in the state. Last week, ...

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