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Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

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February 15, 2017 CEI Blog

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January 11, 2017 In The News

Now that the dust has settled from the Nov. 8 elections, it’s time for Washington effectively govern.

While pundits, pollsters, data experts and many others may have had a differing opinion on the election outcome, House leadership has been actively preparing for a Republican victory. This year, House Republicans began unveiling our “better way” agenda, essentially a blueprint for what Congress and a potential Trump White House could set out to achieve.

January 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, the Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017. H.R. 5 is a continuation of House Republicans’ push to limit the administration’s ability to unilaterally create rules and regulations that would have significant impacts on the economy. Following passage of the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:

November 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) wrote to President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence asking them to create a Task Force on Regulatory Relief to address the overly burdensome regulations from federal agencies that are hurting economic and job growth.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 6094, the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act by a bipartisan vote of 246-177. The bill, cosponsored by Congressman French Hill (AR-02), would provide a six-month delay to the Department of Labor’s Overtime rule set to go into effect on December 1, 2016.

Following passage of the bill, Congressman Hill stated:

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 5303, Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). WRDA would authorize twenty-eight important Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works projects across the country. The bill addresses the needs of America's harbors, locks, dams, flood protection, and other water-related infrastructure.  

August 26, 2016 Press Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will tour the Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind in Little Rock at 9:00 AM CT on Monday, August 29, 2016. The Arkansas Lighthouse for the Blind is a local company that employs primarily blind or visually impaired workers.

August 11, 2016 Press Release

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will host his sixth Community Empowerment Initiative roundtable discussion in Little Rock on Monday, August 15, 2016. The Community Empowerment Initiative was created by Congressman Hill last year as a way to hear ideas from community leaders who are involved with successful upward mobility programs.

July 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) introduced The Shift Back to Society Act, which would help those who have been incarcerated transition back into society and find meaningful employment. The bill would establish a pilot program to provide grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to implement educational programs for eligible offenders and help them successfully transition back into their communities.

July 1, 2016 In The News
The demo day hosted by the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock for teams that completed its first 13-week HubX-Life Sciences accelerator program attracted more than 250 people, including U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark.