Tagged: french hill

Former Little Rock School Board Member Dianne Curry Running for US House

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/27/2015 6:49 am

A former member of the Little Rock School Board said Wednesday she's running for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas, the first Democrat to launch a congressional bid in the state for 2016.

New Veterans Home Gets $15M Federal Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2015 2:30 pm

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressman French Hill announced Wednesday a $15.6 million grant for the construction of a new veterans nursing home facility in Little Rock.

Correlation ≠ Causation (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/24/2015 12:00 am

American Banker published last week a thought-provoking article by Victoria Finkle headlined “Is Dodd-Frank Really Killing Community Banks?” I’m not one of those old-school editors who object to questions as headlines — we use them in Arkansas Business and no apologies — and the question intrigued me. Have I been suckered?

Nightmare on Main Street (U.S. Reps. French Hill and Stephen Fincher Commentary)

by French Hill and Stephen Fincher 8/4/2015 8:30 am

U.S. Reps. French Hill (R-Ark.) and Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) write on the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank banking reforms and its effect on small and medium-sized financial institutions and consumers.

9 Arkansas Colleges to Share $2M for Student Support

by Associated Press 7/22/2015 11:20 am

The Arkansas congressional delegation has announced that 9 colleges in the state will share $2 million for student support services programs.

11 Arkansas Airports to Get Money for Repairs, Upgrades

by Associated Press 6/3/2015 12:04 pm

Arkansas' congressional delegation has announced a total of $6.5 million in federal grants that will be shared by 11 Arkansas airports.

US Rep. French Hill's Staff to Open Mobile Offices

by Associated Press 4/29/2015 7:12 am

U.S. Rep. French Hill has announced plans for his staff to hold office hours at seven locations in the 2nd Congressional District.

US Rep. French Hill Appointed to Terrorism Task Force

by Associated Press 3/24/2015 6:46 am

Arkansas U.S. Rep. French Hill has been named to the House Committee on Financial Services Terrorism Financing Task Force.

French Hill Adds Communication Director Mike Siegel to Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2015 1:46 pm

U.S. Rep. French Hill, who succeeded fellow Republican Tim Griffin as central Arkansas' representative in the House, announced Wednesday the hiring of Mike Siegel as his communications director.

French Hill Adds to Congressional Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2014 8:21 am

U.S. Rep.-elect French Hill on Thursday announced additional members of his congressional staff in Washington, D.C. and in central Arkansas.

French Hill Hires Brooke Bennett as Chief of Staff

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2014 9:07 am

Rep.-elect French Hill announced Tuesday the hire of A. Brooke Bennett as his chief of staff.

French Hill Named to Congressional Financial Panel

by Associated Press 11/21/2014 2:53 pm

Arkansas Congressman-elect French Hill has been picked by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve on the Financial Services Committee in Congress next year.

Hill, Westerman Prevail in 2nd, 4th Congressional Districts

by Associated Press 11/4/2014 10:19 pm

Republican businessman French Hill has been elected to a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and other parts of central Arkansas, and Republican state Rep. Bruce Westerman has won a U.S. House seat representing south Arkansas.

Hill, Hays Locked in Bitter Fight for House Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2014 11:25 am

The race for a central Arkansas congressional seat has turned increasingly bitter in the final stretch, as a former North Little Rock mayor and a Little Rock banking executive take aim at one another's backgrounds.

Mike Huckabee Touts French Hill in Heated #AR2 Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2014 7:59 am

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee touted the business background of fellow Republican French Hill on Monday, campaigning for the Little Rock banking executive's bid for a central Arkansas congressional seat that Democrats believe they're well positioned to reclaim.

#ARPX: It’s the Final Countdown (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/22/2014 4:06 pm

With less than two weeks to go before Election Day, Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford assess the recent debates, the latest polls and what to expect in the final days. Online Editor Lance Turner moderates.

Arkansas' 2nd District Candidates Meet at AETN Debate

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/13/2014 2:09 pm

The candidates for Arkansas' 2nd District congressional seat say they have problems with new health care law.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed, Part II (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 7:50 am

Part 2 in our series looking at Arkansas political ads. Columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford offer their critiques of TV spots in the races for Arkansas lieutenant governor, Arkansas attorney general, 4th District Congress and 2nd District Congress.

Now It Really Begins (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 9/10/2014 2:20 pm

The dismal summer of 2014 doesn't bode well for Democrats. But whether it's enough to push Republicans and others over the line in November is yet to be seen.

Simmons’ Deal for Delta Trust: 3 Years Coming

by George Waldon 9/1/2014 12:00 am

The acquisition of Little Rock’s Delta Trust & Banking Corp. by Simmons First National Corp. of Pine Bluff was announced in March and should be completed by the end of the month. But the merger dance began three years ago.