Tagged: john boozman

Walnut Ridge, Others See Development Boost from I-57 Designation

by George Jared 4/29/2016 8:52 am

Walnut Ridge Mayor Charles Snapp says designating U.S. 67 from North Little Rock to Walnut Ridge as the future Interstate 57 is "going to open a lot of doors" for northeast Arkansas. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., introduced a provision for the designation in the 2017 federal transportation budget bill.

Boozman Says $800K Raised Over Quarter for Re-Election Bid

by Associated Press 4/12/2016 1:41 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he raised more than $800,000 over the last three months for his re-election bid.

Boozman Meets With Garland, Still Opposed to Hearings

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/5/2016 2:51 pm

Republican Sen. John Boozman says a meeting with President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court nominee didn't change his opposition to filling the high court vacancy this year.

Arkansas Rice Depot, Foodbank Merge, Announce Mission Statement

by Alexis Hosticka 3/30/2016 11:11 am

The Arkansas Foodbank and Arkansas Rice Depot on Wednesday celebrated the two organizations' merger and revealed a new logo and mission statement, "United to Fight Hunger."

Boozman Says He Wants Changes in Pacific Trade Deal

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:05 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he wants to see changes made to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expressing concerns about the trade deal days after his Democratic challenger announced his opposition.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Government

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A government resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Exception to Road Rule Helps Northeast Arkansas Get I-555

by George Jared 3/12/2016 12:27 pm

It has taken more than four decades, but northeast Arkansas finally has an interstate. "This will significantly impact the economy in this part of the state," Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department district 10 Engineer Walter McMillan said.

Arkansas Democrats Pin Hopes on Anti-Trump Message (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/6/2016 4:32 pm

With the prospect of billionaire Donald Trump leading the GOP ticket this fall, Democrats in the state relish the idea of pinning the reality TV star to Arkansas Republicans.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win in Arkansas' Primaries

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/2/2016 6:28 am

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in her adopted home state of Arkansas Tuesday, while billionaire Donald Trump claimed the Republican vote despite the state's top GOP leaders lining up behind his rivals

#ARPX: What to Watch In Today's Arkansas Primary (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 3/1/2016 10:01 am

From the presidential race to implications for Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to assess what we’ve seen — and will see — in the final hours of the Arkansas primary.

John Boozman Fending Off Primary Challenge in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/21/2016 12:33 pm

With Republicans now in control of all of Arkansas' statewide and federal offices, U.S. Sen. John Boozman is facing a longshot primary challenge from a rival questioning his conservative credentials.

Boozman, Cotton: Next President Should Choose Scalia Replacement

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:56 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. senators believe President Obama should not choose a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and should instead leave the decision to the next president.

Crawford: Cuban Market Could Boost Arkansas, But Leaders Must Act Fast

by George Jared 2/7/2016 12:42 pm

Cuba's dependence on outside food sources could provide a $36 million annual boost to Arkansas' economy, particularly farmers in northeast Arkansas.

Boozman Raises $626K in Final Months of 2015, Doubles Eldridge's Haul

by Associated Press 2/1/2016 6:03 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman's campaign says he raised more than $652,000 in the final months of 2015, more than double the amount brought in by his Democratic challenger.

Boozman Touts Record on Military, Veterans with First TV Ad

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/27/2016 6:48 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman touted his work on military issues Tuesday in the first television ad of his re-election bid, prompting his Democratic rival's campaign to accuse the Republican lawmaker of having a "lackluster" record on veterans.

Construction Could Start in 2017 on Wind Transmission Line

by Associated Press 12/21/2015 7:02 am

Officials with Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners say construction could begin in 2017 on a planned 700-mile transmission line to carry wind-generated electricity across Oklahoma and Arkansas into Tennessee.

Eldridge Calls for Suspending Syrian Refugee Relocation

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/18/2015 5:05 pm

Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge says the resettlement of Syrian refugees should be suspended in the wake of last week's attacks in Paris while the vetting process is reviewed.

In Arkansas, Candidates Prepare for End of Filing Period

by Associated Press 11/9/2015 11:47 am

Candidates for state and federal office are running out of time to make their candidacies official in Arkansas.

Arkansas Poll Offers Very Narrow Opening for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2015 6:49 am

The annual Arkansas Poll doesn't offer much immediate hope for Democrats. But it does suggest some very narrow openings that the party may be able to eventually capitalize on.

Hutchinson Calls on Congress to Allow Credit in Dealing with Cuba

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/3/2015 3:22 pm

Gov. Asa Hutchinson continued his calls to further open Cuba to Arkansas businesses, urging Congress to allow "flexibility in credit extension" to the country as it re-establishes relations with the United States.