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...

ICYMI: REP. HILL ON BLOOMBERG SURVEILLANCE: "DEAL NOT DEAD ON ARRIVAL"

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Washington, D.C.-- Last Friday, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) joined Jonathan Ferro on Bloomberg Surveillance where he discussed President Biden's new infrastructure deal, stress tests for banks, and the future of America's economy. To watch the full interview with Rep. Hill and Jonathan Ferro, click HERE or on the image below. Key quotes from Rep. Hill are included below: Rep. Hill on President Biden'...

Passport applications see surge, turn-around time extends to 3 months

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Passport applications see surge, turn-around time extends to 3 months By: Jordan Howington LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As we continue to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are beginning to feel more comfortable making travel plans, which has many travelers realizing that they need a new passport. "I want to go to Australia,” Whitney Ivy said. Like Ivy, more people than usual are ready to travel aft...

French Hill: A great honor

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French Hill: A great honor By: Rep. French Hill It was my honor earlier this month to celebrate the young Arkansans who join the class of 2025 at United States service academies. Each year, I host my Service Academy Send Off for the friends and families of these exceptional students and citizens, and this year, I celebrated four cadets and midshipmen and congratulated recent West Point graduate 2n...

State announces series of moves on recreation, conservation

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State announces series of moves on recreation, conservation By: Rachel Herzog Arkansas officials on Monday announced the purchase of about 450 acres of land in Pulaski County for conservation and recreational use, as well as an agreement to put the Lake Sylvia Recreation Area and Camp Ouachita under the state parks system. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has also established by executive order the new state O...

Lawmakers to Press Biden Administration on Americans Held Hostage Overseas

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Lawmakers to Press Biden Administration on Americans Held Hostage Overseas By Courtney McBride WASHINGTON—A pair of lawmakers has formed a working group in Congress to bolster U.S. government efforts to aid Americans held hostage or unlawfully detained abroad. Set to launch Thursday, the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad aims to assist the famil...

Digital dollar backers say privacy, trust give US edge over China

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Digital dollar backers say privacy, trust give US edge over China By Caitlin Reilly In another example of China driving Congress’ agenda, a House task force will on Tuesday hold its second hearing in two weeks on a U.S. digital dollar, a technology that some lawmakers see as essential if the U.S. is to maintain its global economic dominance. “The U.S. dollar is the reserve currency, but the longer...

Join me in celebrating Great Outdoors Month

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Join me in celebrating Great Outdoors Month By: French Hill As a lifelong outdoorsman living in the Natural State, I wanted to recognize June as Great Outdoors Month. Arkansas is filled with exceptional wild, natural spots that remind us to explore our nation’s abundant wildlife refuges, parks, and natural beauty. Whether hiking the trails of the Ouachita National Forest, fishing on one of our man...

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