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  • Young Arkansas artists earn spots in gallery linked to U.S. Capitol
    Posted in In the News on July 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.nwaonline.com/news/2018/jul/02/young-arkansas-artists-earn-spots-in-ga-1/ By Frank E. Lockwood WASHINGTON -- Works by four talented young Arkansas artists are now on display at one of the capital's most popular art galleries, a well-traveled tunnel that links the House Office Buildings to the U.S. Capitol. While not as well-known as the National Gallery of Art or the National Portrait Gallery, the subterranean art space is heavily traveled and carefully guarded. Emma Edmonds of ... Read more

  • Washington news in brief
    Posted in In the News on July 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.nwaonline.com/news/2018/jul/01/ffa-members-pay-visit-to-capitol-hill-a/ By Frank E. Lockwood WASHINGTON -- A busload of Arkansas FFA members was on Capitol Hill meeting early Thursday morning with all six members of the state's congressional delegation. The youths and the elected representatives called the Hogs on the steps of the Capitol building and posed for photos. For nearly all of the students, it was their first trip to Washington. "Those 45 students literally come from a... Read more

  • Top U.S. librarian takes state tour; break barriers, Library of Congress leader encourages
    Posted in In the News on June 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jun/30/top-u-s-librarian-takes-state-tour-2018-1/ By Jeannie Roberts D.J. Reece, special collections librarian at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, perched on the edge of her chair Friday and anxiously scanned the entrances to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library's event room. She gasped as Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden was ushered through a side door by U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark. "She's a rock star," Reece gushed. "Gosh, I rea... Read more

  • Lawmakers & FFA Members Call Hogs On Steps Of United States Capitol
    Posted in In the News on June 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://https//5newsonline.com/2018/06/28/lawmakers-ffa-members-call-hogs-on-steps-of-united-states-capitol/ WASHINGTON, D.C. (KFSM) — Lawmakers began their day in Washington, D.C. by calling the Hogs with Arkansas FFA members. Rep. Bruce Westerman, Rep. French Hill, Rep. Rick Crawford, Rep. Steve Womack, Sen. John Boozman and Sen. Tom Cotton joined the FFA members to show Arkansas pride on the steps of the United States Capitol. Read more

  • Go biennial on budget, Ryan tells panel co-chaired by Arkansas congressman
    Posted in In the News on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jun/28/go-biennial-on-budget-ryan-urges-201806/?f=news-arkansas By Frank E. Lockwood WASHINGTON -- To help fix its "failed budget process," Congress should switch from annual to biennial budgeting, House Speaker Paul Ryan told lawmakers Wednesday. "I think biennial budgeting is the smartest way to go, and I think biennial budgeting has great bipartisan roots," the Wisconsin Republican told the Joint Select Committee on Budget and Appropriations Refor... Read more

  • Hill’s proposal to protect banks that cooperate with law enforcement passes House
    Posted in In the News on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://https//riponadvance.com/stories/hills-proposal-protect-banks-cooperate-law-enforcement-passes-house/ Bipartisan legislation offered by U.S. Rep. French Hill (R-AR) to provide a safe harbor for financial institutions that maintain a customer account at the request of a federal or state law enforcement agency received overwhelming U.S. House approval on June 25 with a 379-4 vote. Rep. Hill, the Majority Whip of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, specifically seeks to strengthen pr... Read more

  • LIST | Fourth of July festivities across central Arkansas
    Posted in In the News on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://https//www.thv11.com/article/life/holidays/list-fourth-of-july-festivities-across-central-arkansas/91-568289078 It's almost time to celebrate America's 242nd birthday, and Arkansas is ready to let freedom ring! THV11 has compiled a list of some of the best festivities and fireworks displays in the area. LIST | Fourth of July festivities across central Arkansas HOLIDAYS Austin:CHAPTER 1 Beebe:CHAPTER 2 Benton:CHAPTER 3 Bismarck:CHAPTER 4 Cabot:CHAPTER 5 Conway:CHAPTER 6 Fairfield Bay:CHAPT... Read more

  • Rep. French Hill and Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Announce $2 Million Affordable Housing Grant for Little Rock Housing Project
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://https//www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rep-french-hill-and-federal-home-loan-bank-of-san-francisco-announce-2-million-affordable-housing-grant-for-little-rock-housing-project-300672516.html LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco (FHLBank San Francisco) and Congressman French Hill (AR-2) announced today that the Fred Parris Towers project in Little Rockhas received a $2 million grant from the Bank's Affordable Housing Progr... Read more

  • House passes Hill bill to aid bankers assisting law officers
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jun/27/house-passes-hill-bill-to-aid-bankers-a/ By Frank E. Lockwood WASHINGTON -- Bankers who aid law enforcement officials by keeping suspicious accounts open wouldn't have to worry about their actions running afoul of regulators under legislation that passed in the House on Monday night. HR5783 known as the Cooperate With Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2018, offers protection for financial institutions that cooperate with federal, state... Read more

  • LR high-rise for elderly to get $2M face-lift
    Posted in In the News on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    http://http//www.arkansasonline.com/news/2018/jun/27/lr-high-rise-for-elderly-to-get-2m-face/ By Emma Pettit A 250-unit Little Rock high-rise for senior citizens was awarded $2 million for renovations, and residents will receive free tablets and digital literacy classes, the financial backer said Tuesday. The Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco awarded $2 million to the 14-story Fred W. Parris Towers, the bank said in a news release. The tan brick building sits on a 3-acre lot at 1800 Broadw... Read more

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