Tagged: tom cotton

Tom Cotton Says He's Running for Reelection in 2020

by Associated Press 8/8/2018 3:42 pm

Arkansas' junior U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton says he's running for reelection in 2020, but that his focus now is on helping Republicans win state and national offices in this year's midterm races.

DOE Drops Its Deal With Clean Line; Wind Project Won't Cross Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 3/23/2018 2:31 pm

Two months after planners gave up hopes of crossing Arkansas with a $2.5 billion wind-energy transmission line as doomed, the U.S. Department of Energy hammered a nail in the project's coffin Friday by ending its participation in the Plains & Eastern Clean Line.

Fort Smith Gets $8.5M DOT Grant for Bridges

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2018 10:31 am

Fort Smith will receive an $8.5 million U.S. Department of Transportation grant to repair and rehabilitate three rail bridges that cross Clear Creek and the Arkansas River.

Clean Line Shelves Arkansas Plans; Delegation Steps Up Attack

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2018 1:53 pm

As Arkansas' congressional delegation stepped up its war Tuesday on a $2.5 billion wind-power transmission project, Clean Line Energy Partners has confirmed that it has shelved plans to string the controversial power line across Arkansas.

Duane Kees Confirmed as US Attorney for Western Arkansas

by Associated Press 12/21/2017 10:09 am

An executive at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been confirmed as the U.S. Attorney for western Arkansas.

Cotton Exit Could Upend Arkansas '18 Election (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/11/2017 7:32 am

The possibility of the state's junior U.S. senator stepping down to lead intelligence for the Trump administration could upend the 2018 campaign in Arkansas.

AP Interview: On North Korea, Tom Cotton Says China a Problem

by Laurie Kellman and Richard Lardner, The Associated Press 12/7/2017 10:34 am

China is more of a problem than a partner for the United States on dealing with nuclear-armed North Korea, a leading Republican senator and ally of President Donald Trump told the Associated Press during a wide-ranging interview Thursday.

Trump Weighs Plan to Replace Tillerson with Pompeo; Cotton Could Lead CIA

by Associated Press 11/30/2017 11:51 am

Putting Pompeo at the State Department would create a vacancy at the CIA, which U.S. officials and others familiar with White House thinking said could be filled by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas.

ATU Receives $1.3M Grant to Support Veterans

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 10/9/2017 10:58 am

Arkansas Tech University announced Monday that it has received a $1.3 million, five-year U.S. Department of Education grant to enhance its support for veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.

Asa Hutchinson, Senators Back Near Health Law Repeal Effort

by Associated Press 9/20/2017 7:08 am

Arkansas' Republican governor said Tuesday he backs a revived effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law, and the state's two GOP senators said they also support the legislation.

Trump Rescinding DACA Program Protecting Young Immigrants

by Associated Press 9/5/2017 11:35 am

President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the government program protecting hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children.

Tom Cotton Talks about Mexico Wall, Confederate Monuments

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/24/2017 6:57 am

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton says he's hopeful that Congress backs President Trump's plan to build a wall on the country's southern border and also says local communities should decide what to do with Confederate monuments.

The Influencers: Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

by Kyle Massey 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Tom Cotton inspires strong passions as Arkansas’ junior senator, a dogged believer who rose from the family farm in Dardanelle to success at Harvard and Harvard Law, a Bronze Star in Afghanistan and national recognition as a young conservative firebrand.

The Influencers: 5 Leaders Behind the Framework of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 12:00 am

Meet five leaders who are influencing their industries, their communities and the future of Arkansas.

Where Immigration Policy Could Go Under Trump (Neemah Esmaeilpour Commentary)

by Neemah Esmaeilpour 8/18/2017 6:30 am

Donald Trump has wasted little time in trying to turn his campaign promises of immigration reform into policy. Changes to "legal" immigration have the potential of making a big impact on employers.

Whose Freedom Wins? (Paul Dodds Commentary)

by Paul Dodds 8/14/2017 12:00 am

Americans typically have no effective individual power to refuse when companies hand us “take it or leave it” one-sided agreements of adhesion. Without regulatory limits and access to courts, we are constantly subject to corporate tyranny of contract.

Donald Trump Joins Tom Cotton on Immigration Change

by Associated Press 8/2/2017 11:24 am

President Donald Trump says proposed legislation to limit legal immigration would be the most significant change to the system in half a century.

Asa Hutchinson: Don't Give Up on Changes to Health Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/18/2017 4:06 pm

Congress shouldn't give up on finding ways to change the federal health overhaul in an approach that can win bipartisan support despite the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the 2010 law, Gov. Asa Hutchinson says. "I think you've got to be able to pull people together from both sides of the aisle and say we're going to have a bipartisan solution here to set the path for the future."

Trump Blasts Congress Over Failure of GOP Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 7/18/2017 11:50 am

President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law.

The M in STEM (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/12/2017 12:00 am

Why can't we include accounting in our definition of STEM?