RELEASE: REP. HILL ANNOUNCES NEW SPECIAL ASSISTANT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today announced that Jonas Brock has joined his staff in Washington, D.C. in the role of Special Assistant. In this role, Jonas will spearhead the internship program and assist the D.C. office. Jonas graduated from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill in December of 2023 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Sociology. He most recently work...

RELEASE: REP. HILL INTRODUCES RESOLUTION DEMANDING NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT RELEASE TIGRAN GAMBARYAN

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) and Rep. Rich McCormick (GA-06) introduced a resolution demanding that the Nigerian government immediately release U.S. citizen Tigran Gambaryan. Rep. Hill said, “After visiting recently with Tigran at Kuje Prison in Nigeria, I noted that his health is deteriorating. I am proud to join my friend and Mr. Gambaryan’s Congressman, Rep. Rich McCormick, in le...

RELEASE: REP. HILL IS PROTECTING OUR FEDERAL ELECTIONS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8281, Safeguard American Voter Eligibility (SAVE) Act, which would require proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in federal elections. “Only U.S. citizens are legally allowed to vote in our federal elections – full stop. I was proud to support this bill because it helps safeguard ...

RELEASE: REP. HILL URGES FEDERAL RESERVE TO MAKE PAYMENTS EASIER FOR AMERICAN FAMILIES AND SMALL BUSINESSES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell with Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Rep. Young Kim (R-CA), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rep. Nikema Williams (D-GA) about modernizing our nation’s existing payments infrastructure by expanding the operating days and hours of interbank settlement se...

ICYMI: REP. HILL ON SQUAWK BOX: BASEL III IS AN APPROACH THAT WE DON'T NEED

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Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) joined CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss the status of crypto regulation, Basel III, and more. To watch the full interview, click HERE. Topline Quotes: "FIT21 that passed the House with 71 Democratic votes is exactly the kind of regulatory framework for digital assets that former President Trump would support if he were re-elected..." "Basel III is an approach that we do...

RELEASE: REP. HILL ANNOUNCES NEW COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today announced that Ryan Carreiro has joined his staff in Washington, D.C. in the role of Communications Assistant. Ryan graduated from the University of Michigan in May with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics. He most recently worked for the Comcast Corporation as a Federal Government Affairs Intern. Prior to that, Ryan was an in...

RELEASE: REP. HILL FIGHTS TO SECURE OUR BORDER AND DEFEND OUR NATION

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after the House passed the Fiscal Year 2025 Homeland Security, State and Foreign Operations, and Defense Appropriations bills: “Border security is not a partisan issue – it is a national security issue. As the crisis at our southwest border rages on, we are witnessing the highest level of illegal migrants to ever en...

RELEASE: REP. HILL STATEMENT ON LANDMARK SCOTUS DECISIONS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) released multiple landmark decisions: “SCOTUS took a first step in bringing power back to where our Founding Fathers intended it to be - the American people. The Court's rulings to overturn Chevron and curb the SEC's reliance on in-house tribunals are long overdu...

RELEASE: REP. HILL AWARDS GOLDEN FLEECE TO SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FOR THEIR FAILURE TO RESTRICT CERTAIN PPP LOANS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) named the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as the latest recipient of his Golden Fleece Award for their failure to review and restrict certain Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to individuals flagged by the Treasury Department as potentially ineligible before disbursing federal funds, despite agency policies to prevent improper payments and...

HILL, ANDREWS PITCH FLATSIDE WILDERNESS EXPANSION TO U.S. HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE

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Hill, Andrews pitch Flatside Wilderness expansion to U.S. House subcommittee by Alex Thomas Arkansas Democrat-Gazette June 27, 2024 WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., and an Arkansas recreation leader made their case Thursday to a House of Representatives subcommittee for expanding the Flatside Wilderness Area, hoping to add more than 2,200 acres to the protected wilderness. Hill and Kat...

REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN LEADS CHARGE ON RETURN OF BINANCE EXEC DETAINED IN NIGERIA

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Republican congressman leads charge on return of Binance exec detained in Nigeria by Eleanor Terrett Fox Business June 25, 2024 Arkansas Republican Rep. French Hill is leading the charge in an ongoing effort by members of Congress to persuade the Biden administration to secure the release of an American crypto executive they say is being wrongfully detained in Nigeria, FOX Business has learned. Ti...

LETTER TO EDITOR: A PLAN TO HELP UKRAINE WITH PUTIN'S BILLIONS

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A Plan to Help Ukraine With Putin's Billions by Rep. French Hill Wall Street Journal June 20, 2024 Your editorial “The West and Putin’s Billions” (June 15) is spot on when it describes the G-7 plan as needlessly “complex.” Using the interest income from the frozen Russian assets to fashion a $50 billion loan will be ineffective and won’t maximize the benefits to Ukraine quickly enough. A strong bi...

RELEASE: REP. HILL CHAMPIONS VITAL PROVISIONS FOR NATION'S DEFENDERS

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after the House passed the 2025 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes important provisions for military bases throughout Arkansas. “My vote today underscores my steadfast dedication to the courageous men and women of our armed forces both at home in central Arkansas and abroad safeguarding our fr...

RELEASE: REP. HILL IS A CHAMPION FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after House Republicans passed the Fiscal Year 2025 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill: “I voted today to support the brave men and women in uniform in central Arkansas and across our nation because they have selflessly sacrificed everything for our country. I am proud ...

RELEASE: REP. HILL PRESSES SECS. YELLEN AND BLINKEN TO SWIFTLY IMPLEMENT THE REPO ACT TO SUPPORT UKRAINE

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (R-AR), alongside House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Rep. Greg Meeks (D-NY), sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and Secretary of State Antony Blinken urging for the swift and full implementation of the Rebuilding Prosperity and Opportunity for Ukrainians Act...

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