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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

Education and Opportunity

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March 9, 2017 CEI Blog

Earlier this year, I wrote a local newspaper column on the importance of youth mentoring. In the column, I was able to highlight the work of a constituent who is actively involved with the Boys & Girls Club in Bryant. That constituent, Karissa Stephens, detailed for me her experience of mentoring a young child who was struggling academically, socially, and emotionally. 

February 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON The office of Congressman French Hill (AR-02) is looking for summer interns in his Washington, D.C.; Little Rock, AR; and Conway, AR offices. Interns will work in a fast-paced environment, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the U.S. Congress.

Washington, D.C. Intern Responsibilities

January 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – For the second consecutive Congress, Congressman French Hill (R-AR-02) and Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI-14) will co-chair the Congressional Skilled American Workforce Caucus. Over the past two years, Congressman Hill and Congresswoman Lawrence have been actively engaged in promoting the need for increased skilled workforce training.

October 27, 2016 In The News

Political leaders such as Donald Trump, make it really easy for people such as me, a 21-year-old surrounded by liberals, to overgeneralize the Republican party as either racist, or racially insensitive. Certainly the fact that the prison system is warehousing black men, as Michelle Alexander has pointed out in her book, The New Jim Crow, isn’t usually at the list of Republican concerns.

September 22, 2016 Page

Listed below are the programs, events, and opportunities hosted by Congressman Hill that recognize the talent and leadership of students in the Second Congressional District.

United States Service Academies

September 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 5587, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act, which reauthorizes and reforms the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). After the House passed the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:

August 23, 2016 In The News

Arkansas and financial-technology company FIS have agreed to give $1 million apiece to aid in funding the FinTech Accelerator program in 2017 and 2018, Gov. Asa Hutchinson and company CEO Gary Norcross said Wednesday.

The two spoke at the presentations of the 10 startup companies that participated in the FinTech program that started in May. The event, held at the Clinton Presidential Center in Little Rock, was the conclusion of the 12-week program.

June 26, 2016 In The News
U.S. Sen. John Boozman of Rogers and U.S. Rep. French Hill of Little Rock introduced resolutions marking the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program.
June 22, 2016 In The News
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Boozman and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) introduced resolutions recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, the United States’ flagship educational exchange established by former Arkansas Sen. J. William Fulbright.
June 5, 2016 In The News
During the Memorial Day break, Arkansas' 2nd District U.S. Rep. French Hill and U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich. visited central Arkansas workforce training sites.