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  • ICYMI: From the House Floor, Hill Speaks in Favor of the CARES Act
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and Economic Growth, National Security

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) urged his colleagues to support the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Watch Rep. Hill’s remarks HERE or by clicking on the image below. Rep. Hill's floor speech is copied below. I rise in support of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This bill will provide much needed relief and help to Arkansas’s families, hospitals, and businesses in this unprecedented time. I have spent much of the last ... Read more

  • Hill Supports Vital Assistance for Arkansas Families, Hospitals, and Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and Economic Growth, National Security

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) voted in favor of H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This legislation will provide economic assistance to Arkansas’s families, hospitals, and businesses that have been negatively affected by COVID-19. “The health and economic crisis caused by COVID-19 is unprecedented in our lifetimes. We are seeing the number of cases rise throughout the country, including in Arkansas. I have spent the last two weeks in const... Read more

  • Members of Arkansas Delegation Applauds CMS Guidance to Protect COVID-19 Patients from Losing Insurance Coverage
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, Health Care, National Security

    Little Rock, Ark. — Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance to ensure that states can protect COVID-19 patients from losing insurance coverage due to missed premium payments. This guidance follows a letter sent by Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Rep. French Hill (R-AR), Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR), and Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) requesting flexibility for Arkansas and other states. “In order to protect Arkansans who test positive for COVID... Read more

  • Hill Introduces Legislation to Increase Consumer Access to Immediate Funds
    Posted in Press Releases on March 20, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Health Care, Jobs and Economic Growth

    Little Rock, Ark. — Yesterday, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) introduced HR. 6306, the Immediate Funds Availability Act in response to the COVID-19 outbreak across the United States. This legislation would increase the amount of funds that bank customers are able to receive and would require them to be made available immediately. Under current law, banks are required to provide only $200 in cash from funds received and do not need to provide it until the next business day. They then must wait another ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Hill Discusses COVID-19 on Newsmax
    Posted in Press Releases on March 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep.French Hill (AR-02) joined Shaun Kraisman and Alison Maloni on Newsmax's American Agenda to discuss the ongoing public health COVID-19 crisis. Rep. Hill covered Congress's plan for an economic defense package, the importance for Americans to remain calm, and how Arkansas is handing their COVID-19 cases. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the full interview with Rep. Hill on Newsmax. Read more

  • Arkansas Federal Delegation Asks Health Assistant Secretary for Timely Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Kits
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, Health Care

    Little Rock, Ark. — Yesterday, Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR), Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Rep. French Hill (R-AR) wrote to the Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral (ADM) Brett Giror, requesting timely delivery of COVID-19 testing kits to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to ensure faster and accessible testing for Arkansans. On Sunday, Sen. Boozman, Sen. Cotton, and Rep. Hill held a conference ca... Read more

  • Hill Backs Bipartisan Large-Scale Coronavirus Response Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on March 14, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, Health Care, Jobs and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) voted to provide additional support for Americans who are weathering the economic impacts of COVID-19. Last week, Congress allocated $8.3 billion in health funding toward combating the coronavirus. “In the face of this public health emergency, our nation and leaders must join together. I applaud Democrats and Republicans for working together to address the COVID-19 outbreak across the United States. This legislation includes paid emergency leave... Read more

  • Hill Update on COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on March 12, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, National Security

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement related to COVID-19: “With the recently reported case of COVID-19 in our community, I want to assure Arkansans that my office and I stand at the ready to assist. I take the health of Arkansans very seriously and have been actively communicating with the Arkansas Department of Health, the Arkansas Governor’s office, as well as local and federal officials to address this outbreak. I joined my colleagues earlier this m... Read more

  • Hill Announces Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Releases on March 5, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Jobs and Economic Growth, Immigration and Citizenship

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) announced mobile office hours in the following Second Congressional District cities: Little Rock, Jacksonville, Morrilton, Hot Springs Village, Perryville, Fairfield Bay, Greenbrier, Searcy, and Benton. After the announcement, Rep. Hill stated: “As your representative in Congress, being accessible to all of my constituents is an important part of serving our community. While I have two great office locations in Little Rock and Conway, they are n... Read more

  • Hill Leads First Counter-Trafficking Initiative Hearing
    Posted in Press Releases on March 4, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, National Security, Law Enforcement and Crime

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy, helped lead a hearing entitled, “The Traffickers’ Roadmap: How Bad Actors Exploit Financial Systems to Facilitate the Illicit Trade in People, Animals, Drugs, and Weapons.” This hearing is the first in a series as part of the House Financial Services Committee’s Counter-Trafficking Initiative designed to explore and e... Read more

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