Tagged: john boozman

Senate GOP Adds Dodd-Frank Rewrite to $21B Funding Bill

by Associated Press 7/22/2015 11:30 am

Senate Republicans are trying to use a must-do spending bill to advance legislation significantly rewriting landmark 2010 legislation that tightened regulation of the financial services industry.

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.

Video: Tom Cotton Calls Iran Nuclear Deal 'Dangerous Mistake'

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/14/2015 11:12 am

Arkansas' all-Republican congressional delegation roundly criticized a nuclear deal announced Tuesday between Iran and world powers, with freshman U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling it a "grievous, dangerous mistake."

12 Arkansas Airports Get $3M in Federal Money for Upgrades

by Associated Press 7/12/2015 1:30 pm

Twelve Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.

Tear Down This Embargo (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Sen. John Boozman is sponsoring a bill that would enable Cuba to use credit to buy U.S. agricultural products, including Arkansas rice and chicken. And he’s among the many Arkansans calling for the end of the U.S. embargo against Cuba.

5 Arkansas Airports to Share $1.8M Federal Grant

by Associated Press 6/24/2015 2:30 pm

Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation say five airports in the state will share $1.8 million in federal grants for airport upgrades and improvements.

Independence County Receives $1.25M Economic Grant

by Lance Turner 6/6/2015 3:02 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration has announced a $1.25 million grant to Independence County to be used for infrastructure improvements near a poultry feed mill.

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.

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.