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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.

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.

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.

Bloomberg: Wal-Mart Connection Means Taxpayers Pay More for Rogers Airport Tower

by Lance Turner 8/14/2013 10:24 am

Thanks to legislation supported by Mark Pryor and Steve Womack, taxpayers are "increasingly picking up the tab for the control tower" at the Rogers airport, which is home to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s corporate fleet, according to a report by Bloomberg.

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

Steve Womack Raises $123K for Re-Election Campaign

by Associated Press 7/15/2013 11:10 am

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack has raised $123,426 over the past three months as he prepares to seek re-election next year.

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.

Left and Right Already Swinging at Mark Pryor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/17/2013 7:34 am

The conservative Club for Growth tags Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor as President Barack Obama's "closest ally" in the state. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control advocacy group says Pryor "let us down."

Video: Steve Womack Adjourns The House Without Vote on Hurricane Sandy Aid

by Lance Turner 1/2/2013 10:12 am

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., adjourns the House, ignoring calls for a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid.

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.

Steve Womack Joins Call for Online Sales Tax

by Associated Press 11/30/2012 7:57 am

Republican Arkansas Congressman Rep. Steve Womack is to join in the call for passage of a law allowing states to levy sales taxes on online and catalog purchases.

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.

Rep. Steve Womack Wins Re-election in Northwest Arkansas

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:33 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Womack has won re-election in northwest Arkansas' 3rd Congressional District. The incumbent held onto the seat in Tuesday's election after defeating Green Party challenger Rebekah Kennedy and Libertarian candidate David Pangrac.

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:53 am

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots.

Arkansas GOP Leaders Split on Tax Hike for Highways

by Associated Press 10/15/2012 8:53 am

A proposal going before voters next month to raise Arkansas' sales tax to pay for highway improvements is chipping away at some of that anti-tax sentiment among the state's top GOP officials.