Tagged: john boozman

Arkansas GOP Lawmakers Vent Concerns on Health Law

by Associated Press 10/28/2013 11:42 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. House members and senator are venting concerns about the federal health care law's implementation in a letter to U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

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

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/28/2013 7:37 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 8:22 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.

Arkansas Delegation Supports Bill to Reopen Government

by Associated Press 10/17/2013 7:08 am

Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation supported legislation late Wednesday to reopen the federal government and avoid a threatened national default. After the House vote, Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he reluctantly supported it.

Obamacare Foes Take to John Boozman's Facebook Page

by Lance Turner 9/28/2013 8:58 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.

John Boozman, Mark Pryor Split on Budget Bill to Keep Government Operating

by Associated Press 9/27/2013 3:48 pm

Mark Pryor and John Boozman have split on legislation that continues funding government after it was stripped of a House-backed effort to defund the federal health care 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.

University of Arkansas to Receive $1.4M for Research

by Associated Press 9/24/2013 3:24 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack say the University of Arkansas will receive $1.4 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

John Boozman Names Helen Walker Tolar As Chief of Staff

by Associated Press 9/18/2013 11:24 am

Arkansas U.S. Sen. John Boozman has named Helen Walker Tolar as his new chief of staff.

Senators Announce Federal Grant for Southwest Arkansas

by Associated Press 9/18/2013 7:21 am

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have announced a $150,000 economic development grant for southwestern Arkansas.

Jonesboro Receives Grant for Sewer Project

by Associated Press 9/13/2013 2:43 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Rick Crawford have announced a federal grant to the city of Jonesboro for a sewer project.

Mark Pryor to Oppose Military Action Against Syria

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/7/2013 3:43 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.

Clinton National Receives $5.1M Grant for Taxiway, Runway Lighting

by Associated Press 8/27/2013 3:06 pm

The funding is to be used to repair the airport's taxiway and runway lighting and to reimburse the airport for land it previously bought for development.

Osceola Airport Receives $183K Federal Grant

by Associated Press 8/9/2013 1:30 pm

The Osceola Municipal Airport has received a nearly $183,000 federal grant to rehabilitate its taxiway and taxilanes.

John Boozman: We Can't Afford 'Obamacare Ad Blitz'

by Associated Press 7/26/2013 12:41 pm

Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., says that with the national debt at $17 trillion, the American people cannot afford what he called an "Obamacare ad blitz."

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Also Propose Tax Relief After Oil Spill in Mayflower

by Associated Press 7/24/2013 2:19 pm

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced legislation to exempt Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.

US Senate Approves Immigration Overhaul

by Associated Press 6/27/2013 4:06 pm

With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows.

John Boozman, Mark Pryor Praise Senate Approval of Farm Bill

by Associated Press 6/11/2013 7:15 am

Arkansas' U.S. Senate delegation is praising the passage of a farm bill. The bill passed the Senate on Monday on a 66-27 vote. The five-year, half-trillion bill includes greater subsidies for rice farmers and more aid for purchasing crop insurance.

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.)