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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.

Arkansas Election Season Kicks Off With Filing Period

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/2/2015 6:59 am

Roughly a year after Republicans completed their sweep of statewide offices in Arkansas, the 2016 campaign begins officially in the state Monday with the start of the one-week filing period for candidates.

Democrat Conner Eldridge Formally Kicks Off Senate Campaign

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/19/2015 7:26 am

Democratic Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge called for increasing the tax credit small businesses receive under the federal health law Saturday as he kicked off his uphill campaign to unseat Republican Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas.

Financial Industry Opposes Obama's Attempt to Expand Fiduciary Rule

by Gwen Moritz 9/28/2015 12:00 am

The financial industry is pushing back — hard, and with political support — against a second attempt by the Obama administration to impose a standardized fiduciary rule on all givers of retirement advice, particularly those now held to a lower standard of merely not recommending investments that are clearly unsuitable.

Protecting Arkansas’ Small Businesses (Tom Cotton and John Boozman Commentary)

by Tom Cotton and John Boozman 9/28/2015 12:00 am

As many Arkansans know, the franchise model has been one of the greatest examples of economic success in history. The benefits of franchises are widespread and shared by investors, business owners, employees and nearly every American.

Arkansas, Arkansas State Get Grants to Study Terrorism

by Associated Press 9/25/2015 7:44 am

The University of Arkansas and Arkansas State have each been awarded U.S. Department of Justice grants for studies into homegrown terrorism.

Conner Eldridge Puts New Face on Old Democrat Strategy (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/21/2015 7:06 am

A Senate challenger who has never run for public office before, Conner Eldridge hopes to offer a fresh face for Democrats in Arkansas after an election where some of the party's biggest names were swept up in a Republican tide.

John Boozman Says It's Fair to Highlight Conner Eldridge's Obama Ties

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/15/2015 6:51 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Monday it's fair to highlight his Democratic rival and former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge's ties to President Barack Obama, who remains deeply unpopular in Arkansas.

Conner Eldridge Launches Bid to Unseat Republican John Boozman

by Mark Carter 9/9/2015 10:07 am

It's official: Former U.S. Attorney Conner Eldridge will run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Republican John Boozman.

Oshkosh Corp. Beats Lockheed Martin, AM General to Make JLTVs

by Lance Turner 8/25/2015 4:05 pm

The U.S. Army on Tuesday awarded a contract to build the military's new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle to Oshkosh Corp. of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, beating Lockheed Martin, which would have made the vehicles in Camden.

Conner Eldridge Stepping Down As US Attorney

by Gwen Moritz 8/11/2015 11:24 am

Conner Eldridge, rumored as a potential Democratic challenger for U.S. Sen. John Boozman in 2016, announced Tuesday that he will resign as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas on Aug. 21.


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