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Boozman Schedules Polk County Mobile Office Invites Residents to Participate

  WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman announced that members of his staff will host a mobile office event in Mena this month. The Mobile Office will be on Tuesday, April 19th, at the Mena-Polk County Senior Center. Boozman’s staff will be available at the walk-in event to help Arkansans who are having problems involving the federal government and to hear ...

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Boozman Votes Against Spending Bill

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman released the following statement after voting against the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016. “This is a setback to efforts to control federal spending. This $1.1 trillion bill grows the federal government and busts the budget caps with $50 billion in new spending. This bill does little to provide ...

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Boozman, Cotton Join Senate Effort to Nullify EPA’s Misguided Carbon Mandate

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton joined Congressional efforts to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from moving forward with its misguided carbon mandate. Boozman and Cotton joined with 47 of their Senate colleagues to file two joint resolutions of disapproval to stop the regulatory overreach of President Obama’s so-called Clean Power Plan ...

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Pushing Back on the EPA’s War on Coal

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – Arkansans depend on our reliable and affordable energy and electricity. Low-cost energy helps new businesses get started in Arkansas, keeps our farmers competitive, and ensures Arkansans can heat, cool and power their homes at a reasonable cost. That is all set to change if the Obama Administration has its way.  The EPA’s so-called “Clean ...

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Why We Need a Long-Term Highway Bill

BY U.S. SENATOR DR. JOHN BOOZMAN – I recently used this space to highlight how the Senate has been moving more legislation than I’ve seen in the previous years that I’ve served in this body. Eights months into this year, we’ve passed over seventy bills—thirty of which have been signed into law. One bill we passed just before adjourning for ...

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Drug Courts: Saving Lives and Saving Money

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – Nevada County resident Tony found himself on the wrong side of the law. After 19 years of drug use, he didn’t have the will to quit. He was faced with the decision of time behind bars, or time to change his lifestyle. With the help of drug court, he kicked his habit. Now 18 ...

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Senate Approves Boozman Resolution Commemorating 125th Anniversary of Second Morrill Act

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON – A resolution introduced by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Second Morrill Act, legislation that established educational opportunities for African-Americans with the creation of 19 land-grant universities passed the Senate by unanimous consent. The 1890 Land-Grant Universities are a network of historically black colleges and universities that ...

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Boozman Signs on as Original Cosponsor of Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

BY  U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON – Following the release of videos documenting the Planned Parenthood’s role in the harvesting of organs from unborn babies, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and twenty-two of his colleagues last night to introduce legislation to defund the organization. The bill, S.1881, will prohibit federal funding of Planned Parenthood. ...

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Boozman to Celebrate Christening of USS Little Rock

BY U.S. SENATOR JOHN BOOZMAN – WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) will attend the christening of the U.S.S. Little Rock, the nation’s ninth littoral combat ship (LCS 9) in Marinette, Wisconsin on Saturday.  The U.S.S. Little Rock is designed to defeat growing threats in and near shallow waters and provide access and dominance in the coastal water.  This ...

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 Members of Arkansas Delegation Announce More than $3 Million for State Airports

BY U.S. SENATOR LARRY TEAGUE – Supports Upgrades to Airports in Arkansas, Baxter, Chicot, Craighead, Greene, Hempstead, Izard, Lawrence, Lonoke, Mississippi, Sevier and Yell Counties WASHINGTON  – U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford and Bruce Westerman—today announced that 12 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support ...

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