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9 Arkansas Colleges to Share $2M for Student Support

by Associated Press 7/22/2015 11:20 am

The Arkansas congressional delegation has announced that 9 colleges in the state will share $2 million for student support services programs.

Iran Nuke Deal Puts Spotlight on Tom Cotton (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/19/2015 9:48 am

Freshman Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton rose to prominence as someone not known for understatement, especially when it comes to criticizing the Obama administration on foreign policy issues.

Video: Tom Cotton Calls Iran Nuclear Deal 'Dangerous Mistake'

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/14/2015 11:12 am

Arkansas' all-Republican congressional delegation roundly criticized a nuclear deal announced Tuesday between Iran and world powers, with freshman U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling it a "grievous, dangerous mistake."

12 Arkansas Airports Get $3M in Federal Money for Upgrades

by Associated Press 7/12/2015 1:30 pm

Twelve Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $3 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.

Tom Cotton: Block Federal Funding for 'Sanctuary Cities'

by Associated Press 7/8/2015 2:33 pm

Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton is proposing blocking federal funding to cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration policies.

5 Arkansas Airports to Share $1.8M Federal Grant

by Associated Press 6/24/2015 2:30 pm

Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation say five airports in the state will share $1.8 million in federal grants for airport upgrades and improvements.

Tom Cotton Says He Will Return Earl Holt Contribution

by Associated Press 6/22/2015 10:53 am

The leader of a white supremacist group cited by Charleston church murder suspect Dylann Roof made $65,000 in donations to Republicans, including several to Republican presidential candidates as well as U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, The Guardian newspaper reported Sunday night.

11 Arkansas Airports to Get Money for Repairs, Upgrades

by Associated Press 6/3/2015 12:04 pm

Arkansas' congressional delegation has announced a total of $6.5 million in federal grants that will be shared by 11 Arkansas airports.

Cotton, Womack See Opportunity at Springdale's Pratt & Whitney Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2015 10:39 am

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Steve Womack helped Pratt & Whitney promote the recent growth of its PSD repair facility in Springdale.

USDA Grants, Loan Announced for Northeast Arkansas Towns

by Associated Press 5/22/2015 7:47 am

Arkansas' U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Rick Crawford have announced two U.S. Department of Agriculture grants and one loan to three communities in northeast Arkansas.

$3.2M for Early Childhood Education in South Arkansas

by Associated Press 4/14/2015 6:53 am

U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton and Rep. Bruce Westerman have announced a $3.2 million grant to an early childhood education program in south Arkansas.

Middle-Class Values (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/30/2015 12:00 am

In their second debate last fall, Mark Pryor fumbled the question of how to define the middle class, saying that it would include income up to $200,000 a year. Tom Cotton picked it up and scored, accusing Pryor of “hanging out with out-of-state billionaires if he thinks $200,000 in Arkansas is the middle class.”

Bill Advances That Would Enable Congressional Candidates to Run for Re-election, White House in 2020

by Associated Press 3/18/2015 2:26 pm

Arkansas' freshman senator who wrote a letter to Iran's leaders during nuclear negotiations could seek re-election and the White House in 2020 under a bill endorsed by a state House committee.

Arkansas Lawmakers Clearing 2020 Path for Sen. Tom Cotton

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/12/2015 4:47 pm

Lawmakers in U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton home state of Arkansas are clearing the path for a 2020 White House bid that the freshman Republican hasn't even floated as a possibility.

Arkansas Bill Would Pave Way for Tom Cotton White House Bid

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/10/2015 4:05 pm

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton is barely into his third month in office, but a lawmaker in his home state of Arkansas wants to let the freshman Republican run for re-election and the White House in 2020.

GOP Senator Behind Iran letter: Hard-Charging Rookie

by Associated Press 3/10/2015 2:31 pm

The rookie Republican senator leading the effort to torpedo an agreement with Iran is an Army veteran with a Harvard law degree who has a full record of tough rhetoric against President Barack Obama's foreign policy.

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.

Obama's Speech Draws Unsparing Reviews from Republicans

by Associated Press 1/21/2015 1:28 pm

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address drew unsparing morning-after reviews Wednesday from majority Republicans in Congress, including a rebuke on nuclear talks with Iran.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.

2014 Highlighted by GOP Sweep in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/28/2014 1:22 pm

For the past three election campaigns, Republicans warned Democrats the days of Arkansas being the holdout in a solidly GOP south were numbered. Those days came to an end in 2014, and on a scale that surprised even some GOP figures.