Tagged: john boozman

Timothy Brooks Confirmed to Federal Bench

by Lee Hogan 3/6/2014 08:55 am

Timothy Brooks was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday to serve as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas.

Arkansas Delegation Cheers Jay Moody's Confirmation to Federal Judgeship

by Lee Hogan 2/25/2014 11:38 am

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman applauded Monday's confirmation of Judge James "Jay" Maxwell Moody, Jr. to the federal bench.

Pryor, Boozman, Crawford Propose Hair Testing Legislation for Trucking Industry

by Lance Turner 10/31/2013 11:19 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Ark., have proposed legislation that would instruct the U.S. Department of Transportation to recognize hair testing as an option when conducting drug and alcohol testing.

Arkansas Poll Equally Grim for GOP, Democrats (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2013 07:37 am

A two-term Democratic senator sees a drop in his approval numbers as he gears up for re-election, an increasing number of voters say they're worried the state is headed in the wrong direction and more of them are blaming Democrats than Republicans for the federal government shutdown.

Arkansas Poll: Shutdown Blamed on Democrats, Approval Slips for Boozman, Pryor

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2013 08:22 am

Results from the 15th annual Arkansas Poll, conducted by the University of Arkansas, shows declining approval ratings for Arkansas' two Senators and pessimism about the future.

Obamacare Foes Take to John Boozman's Facebook Page

by Lance Turner 9/28/2013 08:58 am

John Boozman's had a heck of week. First, there was that Politico story detailing his taking Ted Cruz to the woodshed in a closed door meeting of Republicans. Now, his Friday vote for cloture on a House bill that defunds Obamacare is drawing criticism from the Tea Party and others who oppose the new health law.

UA Transportation Researchers Get $1.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2013 11:18 am

The University of Arkansas says transportation researchers there will receive a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to create the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center.

In Which John Boozman Gives Ted Cruz What For

by Lance Turner 9/25/2013 11:27 am

According to Politico, Ted Cruz has awoken a "sleeping bear" John Boozman, who blasted the Texas Senator for his hardball tactics against Obamacare.

Mark Pryor to Oppose Military Action Against Syria

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/7/2013 03:43 pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor on Saturday said he's opposed to taking military action against Syria, splitting with the White House and his Republican challenger as a vote on the president's request to intervene heads to a skeptical Congress.

Update: Dassault Falcon Jet in Little Rock Plans $60M Expansion

by Lance Turner and Luke Jones 5/29/2013 11:00 am

Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. will invest $60 million and expanding its footprint in Little Rock by 250,000-SF. (Includes photo slideshow.)

Wal-Mart Vs. Online Retailers, Like eBay, That Don't Collect Sales Tax

by Lance Turner 3/25/2013 10:41 am

Bloomberg takes a look at the continuing debate over online retailers who don't collect sales tax from customers and the brick-and-mortar merchants who claim a disadvantage.

Congress Extends Wind Energy Tax Credit in Fiscal Cliff Deal

by Lance Turner 1/2/2013 02:49 pm

Congress has included an extension of wind energy tax credits in the bill to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff."

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Petitions Air Force About 188th

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 03:08 pm

Arkansas' Congressional delegation petitions U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh III about the Air Force's proposal to eliminate the A-10 mission in Fort Smith.

Video: John Boozman, Mark Pryor Share Election Day Memories

by Lance Turner 11/6/2012 11:01 am

Arkansas Business sits down with the state's two U.S. Senators, Republican John Boozman and Democrat Mark Pryor, to hear about their election day memories.

Arkansas Poll: Big Approval of Mike Beebe, 20-Point Lead for Mitt Romney

by Lance Turner 10/24/2012 08:24 am

The University of Arkansas releases its annual Arkansas Poll, showing overwhelming approval of Gov. Mike Beebe and a 20-point preference on the part of likely voters to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama.

The Fiscal Cliff: Recession Looms Without Compromise, Leaders in Arkansas Fear

by George Waldon 9/17/2012 12:00 am

If Congress fails to address the so-called fiscal cliff, the United States faces another recession, leaving Arkansas political and business leaders to hope the critical hour of decision will force the appearance of bipartisanship

Video: John Boozman on the Military, Farms and the Fiscal Cliff

by Lance Turner 9/17/2012 12:00 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., talks to Arkansas Business about how the the fiscal cliff would affect the military and farms in Arkansas.