Today is International Opioid Awareness Day

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Today is International Opioid Awareness Day by Rep. French Hill Log Cabin Democrat August 31, 2022 In 2021, we lost 555 of our neighbors here in Arkansas to drug overdose. Across the nation, we lost over 107,000 Americans to drug overdose – this translates to a fatal overdose nearly every five minutes. Nearly two-thirds of these deaths are opioid-related. Today is International…

VenCent’s Inaugural FinTech Summit in Little Rock a national success

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VenCent’s Inaugural FinTech Summit in Little Rock a national success by Rep. French Hill Talk Business & Politics August 31, 2022 This month, in my hometown of Little Rock, The Venture Center hosted the inaugural VenCent FinTech Summit, which brought together leaders in the banking industry, as well as entrepreneurs and government officials from around the world. In a span of…

Recognizing Great American Outdoors Month

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Recognizing Great American Outdoors Month by Rep. French Hill The Saline Courier June 29, 2022 Recognizing Great American Outdoors Month From fishing and kayaking, to hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and spelunking, Arkansas really lives up to its name as The Natural State. June is recognized as Great Outdoors Month – an opportunity to raise awareness for the countless…

Election integrity in Arkansas

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Election integrity in Arkansas by Rep. French Hill Log Cabin Democrat June 29, 2022 Election integrity in Arkansas Democracy is one of the greatest freedoms we are granted as citizens of the United States, with participating in elections being one of our greatest responsibilities. This year, the state of Arkansas saw its largest voter turnout in a midterm primary election…

U.S. House OKs bill aimed at mental health, drug use; opioid provision by Hill in it

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U.S. House OKs bill aimed at mental health, drug use; opioid provision by Hill in it by Ryan Tarinelli Arkansas Democrat-Gazette June 24, 2022 U.S. House OK's bill aimed at mental health, drug use; opioid provision by Hill in it WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House passed a legislative package to address mental health and drug abuse, including a provision sponsored by Arkansas…

More of the same

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More of the Same by French Hill Arkansas Democrat-Gazette June 17, 2022 More of the Same When I saw Mr. Biden's op-ed on inflation in The Wall Street Journal, I was hopeful he would offer meaningful solutions to address rising costs Arkansans see at the grocery store, in their electric bills, and at the gas pump because of his policies. Like many readers, I came away disappointed…

Hill votes for wildlife conservation bill

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Hill votes for wildlife conservation bill by Ryan Tarinelli Arkansas Democrat-Gazette June 15, 2022 Hill votes for wildlife conservation bill   WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. French Hill voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would channel new funding toward wildlife conservation while the rest of the U.S. House delegation from Arkansas objected to the measure. The legislation,…

State delegation in U.S. House all vote against gun bill

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State delegation in U.S. House all vote against gun bill by Ryan Tarinelli Arkansas Democrat-Gazette June 9, 2022 State delegation in U.S. House all vote against gun bill Arkansas' U.S. House delegation voted against tougher gun policies on Wednesday, objecting to legislative efforts from Democrats following a series of high-profile mass shootings. The House vote comes more…

The Suburban Caucus: Working for families in suburban America

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The Suburban Caucus: Working for families in suburban America by Reps. French Hill, Ann Wagner, Mariannette Miller-Meeks, Jackie Walorski and Rob Wittman The Hill May 18, 2022 When we first restarted the Suburban Caucus four years ago, suburban communities were already on the rise. Young families were looking for a better quality of life. There was no way of knowing how…

Four Arkansas students to send art to U.S. Capitol

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Four Arkansas students to send art to U.S. Capitol by Ryan Tarinelli Arkansas Democrat-Gazette May 12, 2022 WASHINGTON -- Four Arkansas students have been named winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition in their respective districts, earning a spot for their artwork to be seen by U.S. Capitol visitors. The winners will have their artwork hung on a wall in a prominent…

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