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WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman today announced that 11 Arkansas airports will receive $5.5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 2353, the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. The bill would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act for the first time in more than ten years, empower state and local leaders, modernize career and technical education (CTE) programs for today’s jobs, and help students throughout the country obtain the skills needed to find long-term, meaningful employment.
The greatest Community Empowerment Initiative (CEI) is ensuring that people have the skills necessary to secure meaningful employment that leads to financial independence and the ability to pursue happiness. As I like to say, college is a fine choice, but it’s not for everyone. And, letting young people know that great opportunities don’t always require a four-year degree is something I take seriously.
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 1219, the Supporting America’s Innovators Act, by a bipartisan vote of 417-3.
WASHINGTON – Today, after meeting with Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement on possible infrastructure spending proposals:
WASHINGTON – Today, following the State Department’s decision to approve Keystone XL, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:
WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 998, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act of 2017. The SCRUB Act calls for a bipartisan commission to identify outdated and unnecessarily burdensome regulations that need to be repealed or modified. After passage of the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement: