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Congressman French Hill

Representing the 2nd District of Arkansas

Spending Cuts and Debt

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May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, after President Donald Trump released his proposal to balance the budget, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) stated:

May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the House passed H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act to complete the government’s funding through the end of Fiscal Year 2017. The bill provides a $21 billion increase in funding for defense and breaks from the Obama-era position that any additional defense spending should be met with an equal amount of additional domestic spending. Per the president’s request, the bill contains a $1.5 billion increase in border security assistance, signaling the largest increase in border security funding in the past ten years.

June 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON Today, after the House passed H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:

March 2, 2016 Press Release
Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3716, the Ensuring Terminated Providers are Removed from Medicaid and CHIP, by a bipartisan vote of 406-0.
February 10, 2016 In The News
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ congressional delegation gave low marks to the proposed budget that President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday...
February 9, 2016 Press Release
Today, after the president released his budget for Fiscal Year 2017, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) release the following statement...
January 31, 2016 Video
U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Little Rock, says Congress has changed under House Speaker Paul Ryan’s leadership with more emphasis on policy and less on politics...
December 18, 2015 In The News
A $1.1 trillion spending bill is headed for President Barack Obama’s signature as members of the state’s congressional delegation split on the votes Friday (Dec. 18). The House voted 316-113 Friday morning to approve HR 2029, which funds the government through Sept. 30, 2016.
December 18, 2015 Press Release
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2029, Consolidated Appropriations Act by a vote of 316-113. Following passage of the bill, Congressman French Hill (AR-2) released the below statement...