Tagged: rick crawford

Mark Pryor Holding Nominee to Get Answers About ASU's ROTC Program

by Lance Turner 11/1/2013 11:30 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., says that he'll hold a U.S. Department of Defense nominee until "Arkansas State University receives the justification for the Army’s abrupt decision to shutter its Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Program.

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 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.

Army: Arkansas State Will Lose ROTC Program

by Associated Press 10/3/2013 7:17 am

The U.S. Department of the Army officially informed Arkansas State University on Wednesday that its 77-year-old Army ROTC program will be ended.

Arkansas Congressmen Support Plan to Delay Health Care Act

by Associated Press 9/29/2013 3:43 pm

Arkansas' four members of the U.S. House of Representatives each voted for a resolution that would temporarily fund the federal government while delaying implementation of the federal health care act.

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.

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.

Arkansas Congressmen Back Health Care Law Delay

by Associated Press 7/18/2013 7:23 am

Arkansas' four congressmen have voted for proposals to delay implementing two key parts of the federal health care law.Tom Cotton, Rick Crawford, Tim Griffin

Rick Crawford Reports Raising $99K for Re-Election Bid

by Associated Press 7/15/2013 10:15 am

U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford has raised $99,185 for his re-election bid next year. The Republican congressman from Arkansas reported over the weekend that he has $168,932 in the bank for his re-election bid.

Arkansas Congressmen Back Scaled-Down Farm Bill

by Associated Press 7/12/2013 7:30 am

Arkansas' four Republican congressmen have voted for a scaled-down farm bill that doesn't address funding for food stamps. U.S. Reps. Tom Cotton, Rick Crawford, Tim Griffin and Steve Womack on Thursday voted for the legislation.

Rep. Rick Crawford Secures Spot on Transportation Committee's Freight Panel

by Chris Bahn 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas’ 1st District Rep. Rick Crawford was recently appointed to a panel of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee that is focused on freight transportation.

4 Gubernatorial Hopefuls to Address Delta Caucus Conference

by Associated Press 5/1/2013 1:32 pm

The four announced candidates for next year's governor's race are scheduled to participate in events this week at the Delta Caucus Conference in Little Rock.

Rick Crawford Urges Arkansas to Reject Health Insurance Expansion Plan

by Associated Press 4/2/2013 4:18 pm

Republican Congressman Rick Crawford is urging the Arkansas Legislature to reject a proposal to offer health insurance to thousands of low-income residents by purchasing private coverage using Medicaid dollars.

The Need for Permanence (Rick Crawford Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Does Congress remember the abysmal failure of the recent past? One in which non-binding budget resolutions and budget control acts not only didn’t eliminate deficit spending for any meaningful period but also arguably opened the door for massive entitlement expansion? I fear not.

Big River Steel Announces $1.1B Mill for Osceola, Will Employ 525

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 1/29/2013 11:03 am

Big River Steel LLC and Gov. Mike Beebe announce for the company to build a $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola (Mississippi County) that will directly employ 525 people with annual average compensation of $75,000 a year.

Various Groups Back Hunting on Rolled Fields

by Associated Press 1/7/2013 8:28 am

Congressional delegations from Mississippi and Arkansas have backed legislation to clarify that hunting over a rolled rice field is not illegal field baiting.

Arkansas House Delegation Splits on Cliff Vote

by Associated Press 1/2/2013 10:00 am

Both of Arkansas' U.S. senators voted in favor of legislation to avert sharp increases in federal taxes and steep cuts in government spending but the state's House delegation was split. But the Arkansas House delegation split.

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Petitions Air Force About 188th

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 3:08 pm

Arkansas' Congressional delegation petitions U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh III about the Air Force's proposal to eliminate the A-10 mission in Fort Smith.

Notes on Election Night in Arkansas (Analysis)

by Lance Turner 11/7/2012 10:13 am

Arkansans on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, filled each of its U.S. House seats with Republicans and gave the GOP its first majority in the state Legislature since Reconstruction.

Rep. Rick Crawford Wins Second Term in 1st District

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 11:03 pm

Crawford defeated Democratic challenger Scott Ellington in Tuesday's election, keeping an eastern Arkansas House seat in the Republican Party's control. Crawford was elected in 2010 and is the first Republican to represent the district since Reconstruction.