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USDA Grants, Loan Announced for Northeast Arkansas Towns

by Associated Press 5/22/2015 7:47 am

Arkansas' U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Rick Crawford have announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and one loan to three communities in northeast Arkansas.

Sen. John Boozman Plans 2 Stops in Northeastern Arkansas

by Associated Press 5/1/2015 7:35 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman is scheduled to make two stops in northeastern Arkansas.

$3.2M for Early Childhood Education in South Arkansas

by Associated Press 4/14/2015 6:53 am

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Bruce Westerman have announced a $3.2 million grant to an early childhood education program in south Arkansas.

John Boozman's Staff Talks Reimbursement with Health Providers

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 4/8/2015 3:47 pm

Arkansas health care provider are hoping a conversation they've started with staff members of U.S. Sen. John Boozman will help speed up the payment of thousands of outstanding reimbursement claims for medical care provided to military veterans.

John Boozman's Staff to Address Hospital, VA Reimbursements

by Associated Press 4/8/2015 6:54 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman is sending staff from his office to meet with Arkansas hospitals and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs officials to address claims of delayed reimbursements for the medical care that veterans receive.

In Northwest Arkansas, Boozman Talks GMOs, Bank Regulations, Highways

by Marty Cook 4/2/2015 9:35 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman talks GMO labeling, banking regulations and the Federal Highway Trust Fund in meetings with northwest Arkansas political and business leaders Wednesday.

John Boozman to Meet with Northwest Arkansas Bankers, Small Businesses

by Associated Press 4/1/2015 7:03 am

U.S. Sen. John Boozman plans to meet with bankers, mayors and business owners in northwest Arkansas for round table discussions about the economic and infrastructure needs in the region.

Ag Council Positions Include Farm Bill Complaints

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

State and federal legislators, regulators and policymakers need not wonder where the Agricultural Council of Arkansas stands on most any issue.

Cuba Attitude Shift Holds Promise For Arkansas Rice and Poultry Farmers

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

Tangible progress under the Obama administration is opening the door for the United States and Cuba to normalize relations. If Congress votes to lift the trade ban, few industrial sectors stand to gain as much as agriculture in general and Arkansas rice and poultry farmers in particular.

Row Crop Harvests Yield Record Numbers In Historic Year

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

The 2014 Arkansas row-crop harvest was a historic one in more ways than one. The state’s farmers planted more rice acres than ever, and the rice, corn, cotton and soybean yields were the highest on record.

Farmers’ Use Of Drones Up In The Air

by Rick Fahr 3/9/2015 12:00 am

In the ongoing conflict between conventional agriculture and emerging technologies, some innovations are finding favor while others confront hurdles.

John Boozman, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Lift Cuba Travel Ban

by Associated Press 1/30/2015 8:17 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman has joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to introduce legislation that would lift restrictions on travel to Cuba.

John Boozman Named Chairman of Agriculture Subcommittee

by Associated Press 1/29/2015 8:48 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas has been named the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Commodities, Markets, Trade and Risk Management for the new Congress.

Members of Arkansas Congressional Delegation Seek Rice Sales to Iraq

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 3:11 pm

Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have joined colleagues from other states in urging Secretary of State John Kerry to encourage Iraq to purchase more American-produced rice.

John Boozman to Co-Chair Aviation Caucus

by Associated Press 1/21/2015 4:05 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman will be co-chairman of the bipartisan Senate General Aviation Caucus in the upcoming session of Congress.

John Boozman: Keystone XL to Pass in Next Congress

by Associated Press 11/19/2014 8:01 am

Arkansas Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he's confident the legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline project will pass the next Congress when Republicans take control of the Senate.

Groundbreaking Held for $50M US Marshals Museum

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 2:29 pm

Formal groundbreaking has been held in Fort Smith for a U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River overlooking Oklahoma.

Groundbreaking Today for $50M US Marshals Museum in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 7:29 am

Federal, state, tribal and local officials are scheduled to attend the ground breaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

Grants Awarded for Upgrades at 8 Arkansas Airports

by Associated Press 9/17/2014 3:17 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants to eight Arkansas airports.

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Introduce Bill to Help Farmers Affected by Turner Grain

by Lee Hogan 9/16/2014 1:31 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced a bill aimed at providing relief for farmers affected by the collapse of grain dealers.