Tagged: john boozman

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Medicaid expansion could still get coverage under a block-grant system if President Barack Obama's health overhaul is repealed, Republican Sen.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 Hosticka 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."

Boozman Says He Wants Changes in Pacific Trade Deal

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 11:05 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he wants to see changes made to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, expressing concerns about the trade deal days after his Democratic challenger announced his opposition.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Government

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A government resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Exception to Road Rule Helps Northeast Arkansas Get I-555

by George Jared 3/12/2016 12:27 pm

It has taken more than four decades, but northeast Arkansas finally has an interstate. "This will significantly impact the economy in this part of the state," Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department district 10 Engineer Walter McMillan said.

Arkansas Democrats Pin Hopes on Anti-Trump Message (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/6/2016 4:32 pm

With the prospect of billionaire Donald Trump leading the GOP ticket this fall, Democrats in the state relish the idea of pinning the reality TV star to Arkansas Republicans.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Win in Arkansas' Primaries

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/2/2016 6:28 am

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in her adopted home state of Arkansas Tuesday, while billionaire Donald Trump claimed the Republican vote despite the state's top GOP leaders lining up behind his rivals

#ARPX: What to Watch In Today's Arkansas Primary (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 3/1/2016 10:01 am

From the presidential race to implications for Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to assess what we’ve seen — and will see — in the final hours of the Arkansas primary.

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.