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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.

John Boozman Named Chairman of Agriculture Subcommittee

by Associated Press 1/29/2015 8:48 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas has been named the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Commodities, Markets, Trade and Risk Management for the new Congress.

Members of Arkansas Congressional Delegation Seek Rice Sales to Iraq

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 3:11 pm

Members of Arkansas' congressional delegation have joined colleagues from other states in urging Secretary of State John Kerry to encourage Iraq to purchase more American-produced rice.

John Boozman to Co-Chair Aviation Caucus

by Associated Press 1/21/2015 4:05 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman will be co-chairman of the bipartisan Senate General Aviation Caucus in the upcoming session of Congress.

John Boozman: Keystone XL to Pass in Next Congress

by Associated Press 11/19/2014 8:01 am

Arkansas Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says he's confident the legislation to build the Keystone XL Pipeline project will pass the next Congress when Republicans take control of the Senate.

Groundbreaking Held for $50M US Marshals Museum

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 2:29 pm

Formal groundbreaking has been held in Fort Smith for a U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River overlooking Oklahoma.

Groundbreaking Today for $50M US Marshals Museum in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 7:29 am

Federal, state, tribal and local officials are scheduled to attend the ground breaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

Grants Awarded for Upgrades at 8 Arkansas Airports

by Associated Press 9/17/2014 3:17 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a total of more than $4.1 million in federal grants to eight Arkansas airports.

Mark Pryor, John Boozman Introduce Bill to Help Farmers Affected by Turner Grain

by Lee Hogan 9/16/2014 1:31 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced a bill aimed at providing relief for farmers affected by the collapse of grain dealers.

Fort Smith, Rogers Airports Get Sizable FAA Grants

by Lee Hogan 8/12/2014 11:04 am

The Fort Smith Regional Airport and the Rogers Municipal-Carter Field Airport are the recipients of two grants, totaling more than $8 million, that will go toward upgrades at each facility.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman to Seek Re-Election in 2016

by Associated Press 6/9/2014 12:03 pm

U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas is back at work after undergoing emergency heart surgery and says he plans to seek re-election in 2016. The freshman Republican senator told The Associated Press on Monday that he expects to run for a second term in two years, and says his surgery hasn't changed that.

Burn, Baby, Burn (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 6/4/2014 1:00 pm

On Tuesday President Obama unveiled new carbon emission standards for power plants, giving Arkansas the unprecedented ability to determine its own plan for meeting those standards. The political and economic challenges in Arkansas are significant, and the outcomes will greatly influence our collective future.

Boozman Calls For VA Head Shinseki's Resignation

by Associated Press 5/30/2014 9:34 am

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman says Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki should resign over systemic problems within the VA's health care system, but says other changes are needed as well.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman Released From Hospital

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 1:28 pm

Arkansas U.S. Sen. John Boozman has been released from the hospital after undergoing unexpected heart surgery.

Doctor: John Boozman's Excellent Condition Aids in Recovery

by Associated Press 4/25/2014 3:43 pm

U.S. Sen. John Boozman's office says the Republican from Arkansas is continuing in his recovery from heart surgery.

U.S. Sen. John Boozman Still in Recovery, Out of ICU

by Associated Press 4/24/2014 3:25 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Arkansas has been moved out of a hospital's intensive care unit and into a private room. The move comes two days after Boozman had unexpected heart surgery due to a tear in his aorta.