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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

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June 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, which would prevent select federal grant funding for cities that fail to cooperate with federal enforcement of immigration law, and H.R. 3004, Kate’s Law, which would increase penalties for illegal aliens reentering the United States after being denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed on three or more prior occasions. Kate’s law is named after Kate Steinle who was shot and killed by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez in 2015.

June 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTONCongressman French Hill (AR-02), Congressman Tom Suozzi (NY-03), Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06), and Congressman Gregory Meeks (NY-05) introduced bipartisan legislation that targets Russian corruption and their illicit financial activities, which they use as a strategic tool to promote their interests while harming democracies here and in Europe.

June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 2213, the Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act. The bill would allow the Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to waive the polygraph requirement for hiring new agents in limited situations for applicants with previous law enforcement or military experience. After the bill passed the House, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:

April 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the ISIS attacks in Egypt:

April 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement on the military strikes against Syria:

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the House Passed the FY 2017 Defense Appropriations Bill:

March 6, 2017 Press Release
February 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.J.Res. 40, a resolution to disapprove of the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) rule to share information with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) on individuals who receive Disability Insurance benefits. Following passage of the resolution, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:

January 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order on refugees:

January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, after the House of Representatives voted to give Retired General James Mattis a waiver exempting him from the law that requires a seven-year waiting period for retired military officers to serve as Secretary of Defense, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement: