Tagged: john boozman

Bill Targets Clean Line, Contrasting With Trump's Zeal for Infrastructure

by Kyle Massey 3/7/2017 9:30 am

Arkansas' congressional delegation backs a bill that would halt the $2 billion Clean Line project.

US Senate Confirms DeVos as Education Secretary

by Associated Press 2/7/2017 11:34 am

The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie.

Arkansas' Deep Red Shift Poses New Questions (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/14/2016 6:56 am

If it wasn't already clear, Tuesday night sealed it: Arkansas is no longer Clinton country.

Poll Shows Arkansas Voters Split Over Medical Pot Plan

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2016 4:10 pm

Arkansas voters were narrowly split over a proposal to legalize medical marijuana before the state Supreme Court disqualified a competing measure from next week's ballot, a new poll shows.

Eldridge Aims to Unseat Boozman in Arkansas US Senate Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/24/2016 7:02 am

Republican Sen. John Boozman's fight against Democratic challenger Conner Eldridge has drawn barely a fraction of the money and attention of the 2014 Senate race, when national groups and candidates bombarded Arkansas' airwaves with ads.

Boozman Portrays Eldridge as Gift From Obama in New Ad

by Associated Press 10/21/2016 3:11 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman has launched his first negative ad against Democratic challenger Conner Eldridge, portraying the former federal prosecutor as a gift from President Barack Obama to predominantly conservative Arkansas.

Trump Questions to Linger for Arkansas Republicans (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/17/2016 6:51 am

Democrats signal that they will keep reminding voters of Republicans' refusal to disavow Donald Trump long after Nov. 8.

John Boozman Raises More Than $569,000 for Senate Re-Election Bid

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/12/2016 6:49 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman raised more than $569,000 over the last three months as he heads into the final weeks of his re-election bid in Arkansas, his campaign tells The Associated Press.

Eldridge Faces High Hurdle in Only Senate Debate (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/9/2016 2:07 pm

Trailing behind John Boozman in fundraising and name recognition, Conner Eldridge needs a high-profile flub or misstep from the incumbent Republican to change the dynamics of the race.

John Boozman Launches First TV Ad of General Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/13/2016 9:43 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman is airing his first television ad of the general election as he seeks a second term, a sharp contrast to a Senate contest two years that saturated Arkansas' airwaves.

Seedlings to Sawmills: Forestry Is Key to Arkansas Economy (Commentary)

by U.S. Sen. John Boozman and U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman 8/23/2016 10:29 am

Arkansas forestry has a total economic impact of $3.2 billion annually, with wages averaging $49,000 per year. Of the forests covering more than 19 million acres of Arkansas, only 13 percent is owned by private industry.

Magellan Marks Open of 210-Mile Pipeline Extension

by Kyle Massey 8/10/2016 11:58 am

Magellan Midstream Partners LP has officially opened 210-mile extension of a petroleum products pipeline from Fort Smith to North Little Rock.

Conner Eldridge Tests State's Gun Stance in Senate Bid (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/26/2016 1:30 pm

With ramped-up criticism of Sen. John Boozman's vote against an effort to keep terrorists from buying guns, challenger Conner Eldridge is testing how much Arkansas' views of guns have changed since 2014.

John Boozman, Conner Eldridge Spar on Gun Control Measures

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/17/2016 7:31 am

U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge backs efforts to prevent suspected terrorists from purchasing guns as Sen. John Boozman's campaign accused his challenger of politicizing the shooting in Orlando.

Some Top Arkansas Republicans Not Sold on Donald Trump (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/9/2016 6:53 am

After eight years of forcing state Democrats to keep their party's standard bearer at arm's length, top Arkansas Republicans are now grappling with a presumptive nominee who wasn't their first, second or even last choice.

Boozman, Eldridge Split Over Health Care at APME Forum

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/2/2016 7:09 am

Poor people on Arkansas' hybrid Medicaid expansion could still get coverage under a block-grant system if President Barack Obama's health overhaul is repealed, Republican Sen. John Boozman said Saturday.

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 Crowe 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."