Rep. French Hill wins award for promoting healthy work environment in congressional office

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Rep. French Hill wins award for promoting healthy work environment in congressional office By Frank Lockwood Arkansas Democrat Gazette 08/30/2021 A Washington nonprofit group has awarded U.S. Reps. French Hill, R-Ark., and Mary Gay Scanlon, D-Pa., its Democracy Award for practices that promote a healthy "Life in Congress -- Workplace Environment." Hill "prioritizes professional development, commun...

The I.M.F. is distributing $650 billion to help poor countries fight the pandemic.

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The I.M.F. is distributing $650 billion to help poor countries fight the pandemic. By Alan Rappeport The New York Times 08/23/2021 The International Monetary Fund distributed $650 billion in emergency reserve funds on Monday to help poor countries combat the coronavirus pandemic and pay down debt. The distribution was the largest such expansion of currency reserves, known as Special Drawing Rights...

Yellen Urged by Republicans to Block Taliban From IMF Reserves

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Yellen Urged by Republicans to Block Taliban From IMF Reserves By Eric Martin Bloomberg 08/17/2021 U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen should intervene at the International Monetary Fund to prevent Taliban-led Afghanistan from being able to use almost $500 million in reserves, Republican House members said. The group of 18 lawmakers, including Arkansas’s French Hill, wrote to Yellen on Tuesday in...

ICYMI: Hill to try again to aid ex-inmates

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Hill to try again to aid ex-inmates By: Lara Farrar Lawmaker’s measure aims to offer post-release support U.S. Rep. French Hill announced that he would reintroduce a bill to Congress aimed at providing educational and other support to people getting out of prison to help them lead productive lives once they are back in society. The bill, called the Shift Back to Society Act, failed to pass in thre...

ICYMI: Bipartisan Lawmakers Want Iran’s Illicit Financial Empire Exposed

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Bipartisan Lawmakers Want Iran’s Illicit Financial Empire Exposed By: Adam Kredo Intel could help sculpt sanctions as Biden negotiates nuclear deal. A pair of bipartisan congressmen want the U.S. intelligence community to pull the curtain back on the Iranian regime’s illicit financial empire, providing a window into the hardline government’s funding networks as the Biden administration moves to un...

On Israel trip, Hill met new premier

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On Israel trip, Hill met new premier By: Frank E. Lockwood Washington U.S. Rep. French Hill, R-Ark., traveled to Israel over the Independence Day recess, meeting with new Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and other officials. His trip also included time in Qatar, where he met with members of the ruling family. Hill, who lives in Little Rock and represents the 2nd Congressional District, said ...

OPINION | FRENCH HILL AND KIRK LANE: Fight addiction

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OPINION | FRENCH HILL AND KIRK LANE: Fight addiction By: French Hill We have heard too many tragic stories from families who have lost loved ones due to the opioid crisis across Arkansas, including a mother whose son was a graduate of Parkview Magnet High School in Little Rock and attended UALR who lost his battle with addiction to a fentanyl-laced overdose at the age of 31, or from parents whose ...

Cong. Hill urges Arkansas residents to get vaccine; stop rising cases & hospitalizations

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Cong. Hill urges Arkansas residents to get vaccine; stop rising cases & hospitalizations By: Shelli Poole Congressman French Hill released a bulletin Monday night urging constituents to get the COVID-19 vaccination. “I encourage all Arkansans who are not currently vaccinated for COVID-19 to consult with their doctor about getting vaccinated,” stated Hill. “This is especially important given the ri...

McCarthy Unveils Republican Task Forces, Announces Leaders and Members

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McCarthy Unveils Republican Task Forces, Announces Leaders and Members Washington, D.C.-- Today, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) formally announced the members of the Republican Task Forces, seven issue-specific task forces designed to identify and develop policy solutions to the issues facing the American people. “From President Biden’s Border Crisis to soaring consumer costs, and ...

Rep. French Hill Op-Ed in The Saline Courier, Looking to travel? My office can help

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Little Rock, AR -- Ranking Member on the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, Monetary Policy, and International Financial Institutions, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) spoke out in the June 26th issue of The Saline Courier on passport renewal and how his office is helping central Arkansans. The full op-ed is copied below. Looking to travel? My office can help The Saline Cour...

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