RELEASE: Rep. Hill Statement on the Release of CBDC Report

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RELEASE: REP. HILL STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF CBDC REPORT Washington, D.C. – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today released the following statement after the Federal Reserve Board of Governors released its long-anticipated paper on a potential U.S. central bank digital currency, or CBDC: “While I am pleased to read the Federal Reserve’s new report, I am disappointed it was released months behind schedul...

RELEASE: Rep. French Hill on German Court Finding Syrian Officer Guilty of Crimes Against Humanity

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after a German court found a former Syrian officer guilty of crimes against humanity for his role in torturing detainees at a jail near Damascus, Syria. “Yesterday's verdict confirms the decade-long mass murder of Syria's innocent civilians, led by the butcher of Damascus, Bashar al-Assad. This is only the first step in a long road of justice...

RELEASE: Hill Rejects Another Democrat Attempt to Take Away Election Authority from States

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ latest scheme for a federal takeover of elections. “Today’s vote was another Democrat attempt to transfer election authority from the states to an unelected ‘Election Czar’ in Washington, DC, and worse, with their far-left agenda on the ropes, they resorted to fancy legislative tricks dreamed up late at n...

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Statement on the Release of Coptic Rights Activist Ramy Kamel

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RELEASE: Rep. Hill Statement on the Release of Coptic Rights Activist Ramy Kamel Washington, D.C. - Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today issued the following statement regarding the release of Coptic rights activist and researcher, Ramy Kamel: “The release of Ramy Kamel is welcome, but long overdue. Kamel, a Coptic activist and researcher, was unjustifiably detained and imprisoned in Egypt under false t...

ICYMI: Rep. Hill in the Washington Times: “I call on Mr. Biden to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Ukraine”

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In an op-ed in The Washington Times, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) outlined his concerns with Russian President Vladmir Putin’s escalating aggression toward Ukraine and urged President Biden to demonstrate solidarity with the people of Ukraine. The full op-ed is transcribed and can be viewed HERE. America’s Russian aggression problem By: Rep. French Hill A decade ago, the future of Ukraine seemed clear...

RELEASE: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMISSION PUBLISHES TWENTIETH REPORT

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The members of the Congressional Oversight Commission have published their twentieth report. It is available for review HERE. The Commission's nineteen previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website HERE. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five-person panel that was established by the CARES Act. The Commission is focused specifically on ...

Release: Hill & Boozman Announce $3 Million Grant to Little Rock Port Authority

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RELEASE: HILL & BOOZMAN ANNOUNCE $3 MILLION GRANT TO LITTLE ROCK PORT AUTHORITY Little Rock, AR – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02), along with Senator John Boozman (R-AR), announced the Little Rock Port Authority as the recipient of a U.S. Department of Transportation Port Infrastructure Development Program grant funded by Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations. This grant, totaling over $3 million will g...

Arkansas delegation supports Governor’s disaster declaration

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Arkansas delegation supports Governor's disaster declaration by Shane Magie Fox 24, KNWA December 28, 2021 WASHINGTON (KNWA/KFTA) – Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman, wrote to President Joe Biden today, December 21, 2021, urging him to support Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a major disaster declaration. ...

LR Port Authority lands $3 million federal grant

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LR Port Authority lands $3 million federal grant by Talk Business and Politics Staff Talk Business and Politics December 28, 2021 The Little Rock Port Authority will receive $3 million in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s port infrastructure development program. The money will be used to replace 15 unsafe deadman ground anchors with steel monopile dolphins and install an a...

U.S. Senate passes defense bill backed by Arkansas congressional delegation

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U.S. Senate passes defense bill backed by Arkansas congressional delegation by Ryan Tarinelli Arkansas Democrat Gazette December 16, 2021 WASHINGTON -- A national defense bill that would authorize a pay bump for military service members in Arkansas and elsewhere cleared the U.S. Senate on Wednesday. The $768 billion authorization legislation, which received bipartisan support in both chambers, inc...

RELEASE: Hill Votes Against $2.5 Trillion Debt Limit Increase

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) today issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to increase the debt limit by $2.5 trillion. “Inflation has reached a nearly 40-year high and Arkansans continue to pay more for food, gasoline, and utilities but Democrats want to spend trillions more to enact their agenda. Their solution to an unprecedented amount of spending is more spending w...

RELEASE: Hill & Boyle Introduce Bill to Disrupt and Dismantle Assad’s Narcotics Production and Trafficking

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Congressman French Hill (AR-02) and Rep. Brendan Boyle (PA-02) yesterday introduced the bipartisan Countering Assad’s Proliferation, Trafficking, and Garnering of Narcotics (CAPTAGON) Act (H.R. 6265). It would require the federal government to develop an interagency strategy to disrupt and dismantle narcotics production and trafficking and affiliated networks linked to the Bashar al-Assad regime i...

MEDIA ADVISORY: REP. HILL TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY

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MEDIA ADVISORY: REP. HILL TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY LITTLE ROCK, AR – On Thursday, December 16, 2021, at 10:00 AM CT, Rep. French Hill (AR-02), will hold a press conference to discuss his bill, H.R. 6080, the Ronald A. Robinson Post Office Act. Ronald Robinson, of Arkansas, served on the United States Postal Service Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee for 15 years. He was Chair of the Commi...

RELEASE: Hill, Huizenga, Barr, and Loudermilk Call on Gensler to Rescind Recent Guidance

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02), Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI-02), Rep. Andy Barr (KY-06), and Rep. Barry Loudermilk (GA-11) yesterday sent a letter to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler urging the SEC to rescind recent staff guidance on shareholder proposals submitted to publicly traded companies. Following the SEC’s decision to rescind Staff Legal Bulletins (SLB) Nos. 14I, 14...

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Awards Golden Fleece to National Science Foundation for Lack of Oversight

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Rep. Hill Awards Golden Fleece to National Science Foundation for Lack of Oversight WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) named the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the latest recipient of his Golden Fleece Award for its poor lack of proper oversight for grants and delays in implementing cost saving regulations at several universities across the nation. “The NSF has $6.5 million in aggre...

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