RELEASE: Rep. Hill Introduces Bill to Protect Public Servants and their Families from Threats

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) yesterday introduced H.R 7799, the Public Servant Protection Act, companion legislation to Senator Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) bill introduced in the Senate last week. “Republican or Democrat, public officials and their families should not be subject to threats of violence or angry protests outside their private place of residence because of policy disagreements...

RELEASE: Hill, Dingell Applaud Committee Passage of Bill to Combat Opioid Crisis

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Committee on Energy and Commerce today advanced a bill including language from Rep. French Hill (AR-02) and Rep. Debbie Dingell’s (MI-12), H.R. 7681, the Preventing Overdoses and Saving Lives Act 2.0. Language from H.R. 7681 was included as part of a broader package passed by the committee, the Restoring Hope and Mental Health and Well-Being Act. “A shocking 107,000 Am...

RELEASE: REPS HILL, SHERMAN INTRODUCE BIPARTISAN BILL TO SUPPORT TAIWAN

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) and Rep. Brad Sherman (CA-30) recently introduced H.R. 7704, the Taiwan Conflict Deterrence Act, to proactively deter further Chinese aggression against Taiwan: “Russia’s brutal and illegal invasion of Ukraine should serve as a wakeup call to the world. As members of Congress, we should do everything in our power now to send a message that similar behavior will not be tole...

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Votes to Support U.S. Troops in Eastern Europe and Provide Aid to Ukraine

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7691, the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act: “America will always have the back of our allies. Period. By helping Ukrainians beat back a tyrannical Russia, American aid demonstrates to our allies around the world and the Ukrainian people that we will not tolerate one country ille...

RELEASE: Rep. Hill’s Bill to Freeze Russia and Belarus Out of Future IMF Financing Passes House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed Rep. French Hill’s (AR-02), H.R. 6899, the Russia and Belarus SDR Exchange Prohibition Act of 2022, in a bipartisan vote of 417-02 Rep. Hill’s legislation would prohibit the Treasury Secretary from exchanging dollars for International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Right (SDR) assets held by Russia or Belarus and would require ...

RELEASE: Rep. French Hill Announces Winners of 2022 Congressional Art Competition and Fan Favorite Award Recipient

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LITTLE ROCK, AR – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) announced the winner of the Second Congressional District’s 2022 Congressional Art Competition! 60 students from central Arkansas submitted their work for this year’s competition. The winner of this year’s competition is Josie Atkinson with Midnight – Up Close and Personal. Josie is an 11th grade student at Greenbrier High School. The winner of thi...

RELEASE: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMISSION PUBLISHES TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT

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The members of the Congressional Oversight Commission have published their twenty-fourth report. It is available for review HERE. The Commission's twenty-three previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website HERE. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five-person panel that was established by the CARES Act. The Commission is focused specific...

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Voices Support for Ukraine Democracy Lend-Lease Act

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Ahead of the House's bipartisan 417-10 vote, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) spoke on the House Floor in support of S. 3522, the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act. "In history, victory and defeat can come down to days and weeks, if not hours. There have been too may delays already in getting Ukraine the military equipment they need. That is why I am pleased to see that we are enacting this Churchi...

RELEASE: Reps. Hill, Deutch Applaud Release of Trevor Reed, Demand Further Action

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Today, Reps. French Hill (R-AR) and Ted Deutch (D-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad, released the following statement regarding former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed's release from Russia: “We are thrilled that Trevor Reed has been released and will be reunited with his family. Russia’s wrongful detention of Americans must end now...

ICYMI: Rep. Hill Joins Hudson Institute to Discuss Global Financial Assistance for Ukraine

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Yesterday, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) joined Hudson Institute Distinguished Fellow Ken Weinstein for a virtual conversation titled “How Can the World Bank and IMF Assist Ukraine?” Over 30 years ago, President George H.W. Bush tasked Rep. Hill with leading the design of U.S. technical assistance to the emerging economies of Eastern and Central Europe in the areas of banking and securities following t...

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