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  • Hill’s Bill to Enhance Arkansas Flatside Wilderness Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after his legislation, H.R. 5636, the Flatside Wilderness Enhancement Act, which enhances Arkansas’s wilderness area, passed the House unanimously: “Arkansans and visitors, young and old, should enjoy more of one of Arkansas’s most unspoiled landscapes - Flatside Wilderness – which is why I’ve championed this bill. Perry County in particular offers a very special and rare opportunity for people to support our wildlife ... Read more

  • Hill Establishes John Paul Hammerschmidt Service Award, Announces First Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Arkansas – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) announced the establishment of the John Paul Hammerschmidt Service Award, which will recognize a member (or members) of Hill’s staff for outstanding service to Arkansas and the Office. The 2018 winner is Tom McNabb, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs and Deputy District Director for Hill, for his outstanding service to Arkansas’s veterans, including the homeless veteran population. Hill said: “I am proud to award the John Paul Hammer... Read more

  • Hill Announces Central Arkansas’s Congressional App Challenge Winner
    Posted in Press Releases on November 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Arkansas – Congressman French Hill (AR-02), Co-Chair of the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), announced Clinton High School student David Saavedra as the winner of the 2018 App Challenge for Arkansas’s Second Congressional District. Saavedra created a specially designed app called, ERNY (Emergency Response Near You), which helps local fire departments locate fire hydrants by providing on and offline mapping and information on fire hydrant locations. ERNY will be featured on Student... Read more

  • Hill Hires Experienced Press Assistant
    Posted in Press Releases on November 8, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) announced that Natalie Schulte has joined his staff as a Press Assistant. Schulte, originally from Houston, Texas, graduated May 2018 from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in Corporate Communications at the Moody College of Communications. Schulte’s previous professional experience includes being a Communications Aide for Texas State Representative Valoree Swanson (TX-150) and a Press Assistant for U.S. Representative Kevin B... Read more

  • Hill’s Statement on Reimposed Sanctions on Iran
    Posted in Press Releases on November 5, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the president reimposed tough sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA): “Iran is run by a rogue regime that poses a serious threat to our nation and our allies, and I strongly support the president reimposing sanctions that were lifted under the Iran nuclear deal. America will not tolerate Iran’s mullahs’ corruption, gross violations of human rights, support for terr... Read more

  • Hill Awards Golden Fleece to DoD’s Defense Logistics Agency for Failure to Complete Audit
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (R-AR) named the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) as the latest winner of the Golden Fleece award for failing to complete a congressionally mandated audit for the second year in a row. “Not once, but twice the DLA failed to complete a congressionally mandated audit,” said Hill. “This is absolutely unacceptable. Audits are essential to ensure that agencies are being efficient and cost-effective with hardworking taxpayer dollars... Read more

  • Hill Supports ICBA and Venture Center’s ThinkTech Accelerator
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Arkansas – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) announced the launch of the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and the Venture Center’s ThinkTech Accelerator during their joint press conference today. The Venture Center, in partnership with the ICBA and the State of Arkansas, are collaborating to create a community bank-focused Fintech accelerator program. This is the only accelerator program in the nation with a focus on community bank innovation in the digital age. “I’m pr... Read more

  • Hill Supports October as National Dyslexia Awareness Month
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02), a member of the Congressional Dyslexia Caucus, signed on as an original cosponsor of a resolution calling on Congress, schools, and local educational agencies to recognize the significant educational implications of dyslexia and expressing support for the designation of October 2018 as National Dyslexia Awareness Month. “With estimates of ‘one in five’ having dyslexia, it’s imperative that we raise further awareness of dyslexia, which is why I’m in s... Read more

  • Hill Lauds Support on Action to Address Back Logs in National Parks
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after receiving a letter from Preserve Arkansas with support on Congressional action to address back logs in National Parks: “Recently, I was on Ray Tucker and Bryan Hendricks’ Arkansas Outdoors radio show. We discussed greater support of wildlife conservation and efforts to meet the demands of maintenance back logs in our national parks. I was pleased to receive this recent letter from Preserve Arkansas on the need for ... Read more

  • Hill: ‘Today Marks Successful Progress in Our Fight Against Opioid Epidemic’
    Posted in Press Releases on October 24, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), issued the following statement after the president signed the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, a comprehensive bill to fight the opioid epidemic, into law: “We’ve been working hard to combat the current prescription drug and opioid crisis. Today marks successful progress with the president signing into law this comprehensive opioid bill that includes nearly 60 individual pieces of legislation we passed in the House this year with my s... Read more

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