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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

Accountability

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January 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement supporting a short-term measure to fund government operations at current funding levels until February 16, 2018:

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement supporting a short-term measure to fund government operations at current funding levels until January 19, 2018:

December 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (R-AR) named the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) as the final winner of the Golden Fleece award of 2017 for wasteful spending and an institutional lack of accountability.

In the letter to WMATA General Manager and CEO Paul Wiedefeld, Congressman Hill wrote:

Dear Mr. Wiedefeld:

December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman French Hill (R-AR) named the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) as the latest winner of the Golden Fleece award for wasteful spending on an idle data warehouse.

OPM has spent over $10 million to build a data warehouse for health claims data from beneficiaries of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHB), data that OPM does not have, according to a recent Politico article.

November 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after voting for and cosponsoring legislation to require Members of Congress and staff to complete sexual harassment training each session of each Congress:

November 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after supporting legislation to reauthorize and reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP):

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after supporting a bill to strengthen accountability and transparency in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and other federal agencies:

September 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after voting against House Resolution 504:

“I strongly support giving additional emergency aid to victims of Harvey and Irma, and I voted earlier this week to provide such assistance. However, when we sent the standalone aid bill to the Senate, it came back to the House with added spending and no budget or flood program reforms. 

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) would receive the Golden Fleece Award for the rash of drug thefts at VA health facilities. Recent data from the Drug Enforcement Administration shows the rate of reported missing drugs at VA health facilities was more than double that of private sector hospitals.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) announced that this month’s Golden Fleece recipient is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) during an interview on First News with Kevin Miller.