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...

Opinion | French Hill: Spending Spree

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Opinion | French Hill: Spending Spree Infrastructure bill cost too much Arkansas Democrat Gazette November 22, 2021 I voted no on the Washington-termed “infrastructure” bill, known as “BIF,” because Washington has a spending problem. The federal government spends roughly $4.5 trillion per year, but last year the government spent an additional $6 trillion to fight the pandemic, get the economy open...

My Audience with Pope Francis a Reminder of Common Goal

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My Audience with Pope Francis a Reminder of Common Goal by Rep. French Hill Arkansas Catholic November 12, 2021 In August, I had the opportunity to attend a meeting in Rome with Catholic leaders and legislators from around the world. We discussed many of the tough issues that our families and communities currently face amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the ongoing pursuit of religious freedom in ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Rep. French Hill Log Cabin Democrat October 30, 2021 Currently there are 3.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, but sadly, one in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. This year, it is estimated that in the United States over 43,000 women will die of breast cancer and 330,000 more wil...

The Crisis at our Southern Border

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The Crisis at our Southern Border by Rep. French Hill The Saline Courier October 28, 2021 The Biden Administration revoked President Trump's southwest border policies and replaced them with absolutely nothing. It should come as no surprise that Border Patrol made 1.66 million arrests last fiscal year - the highest number ever recorded. In that same time, around 145,000 unaccompanied children cross...

Problems with ESG

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Problems with ESG by Congressman French Hill Story Partners October 21, 2021 The new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, wants the SEC to become America’s climate regulator by mandating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures for both public and private companies. In my view, however, the SEC is drifting into an area that is far afield of its sta...

U.S. Tells IMF Board It Won’t Seek to Oust Georgieva as Chief

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U.S. Tells IMF Board It Won’t Seek to Oust Georgieva as Chief by Eric Martin and Saleha Mohsin Bloomberg October 11, 2021 The U.S. told International Monetary Fund board members that it won’t seek the removal of Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva over allegations that she pushed staff to manipulate data for a World Bank report to help China, likely clearing the way for her to keep her job. The...

Arkansas leaders peg private sector as critical to success of historically Black colleges, universities

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Arkansas leaders peg private sector as critical to success of historically Black colleges, universities by Neal Earley Arkansas Democrat Gazette October 5, 2021 One of the most notable things for some participants in Monday's meeting for Historically Black Colleges and Universities at Philander Smith College was the absence of some critical role players. Congressional members, HBCU administrators,...

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