RELEASE: REP. HILL STATEMENT ON LATEST STOP-GAP GOVERNMENT SPENDING BILL

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement today after voting against H.R. 6833, the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023: “Here we are once again at the 11th hour voting on yet another temporary government spending bill. This is not a “clean” Continuing Resolution. It contains new spending and new policy that were…

RELEASE: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT COMMISSION PUBLISHES TWENTY-NINTH REPORT

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The members of the Congressional Oversight Commission have published their twenty-ninth report. It is available for review HERE. The Commission's twenty-eight 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…

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Introduces Bill to Help Arkansans Gain Access to Affordable Credit

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) introduced H.R. 8985, the Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2022. The bill will allow public housing authorities, utility, and telecommunications companies to furnish payment information for things like utility bills and phone payments to credit reporting agencies to help consumers enhance their credit scores. Currently, it’s estimated that 26 million Americans…

RELEASE: Rep. Hill Announces New Hires

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. French Hill today announced that Maha Hafez Witherington and Amy Schexnayder have joined his staff. Maha will be serving in Rep. Hill’s Little Rock office as a District Representative and Amy will be serving in Rep. Hill’s Washington, D.C. office as a Staff Assistant. “I am pleased to bring two Arkansans on board to help serve central Arkansans. Both Maha and…

RELEASE: REP. HILL’S BILL TO FREEZE RUSSIA AND BELARUS OUT OF FUTURE IMF FINANCING PASSES SENATE BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed Rep. Hill’s H.R. 6899, the Russia and Belarus SDR Exchange Prohibition Act of 2022, yesterday by unanimous consent. This legislation will prohibit the Treasury Secretary from exchanging dollars for International Monetary Fund (IMF) Special Drawing Right (SDR) assets held by Russia or Belarus. Further, the bill would require the Secretary of…

RELEASE: Rep. Hill, Sen. Hagerty Introduce CFPB/Federal Reserve Reform Bill

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02) introduced H.R.8918, the Federal Reserve Loss Transparency Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) has introduced a similar bill, S. 4889, in the U.S. Senate.   “This legislation is about restoring transparency and good governance at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the Federal Reserve (the Fed).…

RELEASE: Reps. Hill, Deutch on Release of Mark R. Frerichs

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Reps. French Hill (AR-02) and Ted Deutch (FL-22), co-chairs of the Congressional Task Force on American Hostages and Americans Wrongfully Detained Abroad, released the following statement regarding the release of Mark Frerichs by the Taliban government in Afghanistan.  “We are thrilled that Mark Frerichs has been released after 31 months of captivity by the Taliban and will be…

RELEASE: Rep. Hill’s Bill to Disrupt and Dismantle Assad’s Narcotics Production and Trafficking Passes House

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Today, the House of Representatives passed Rep. French Hill (AR-02) and Rep. Brendan Boyle’s (PA-02) bipartisan bill, H.R. 6265, the Countering Assad’s Proliferation Trafficking and Garnering of Narcotics (CAPTAGON) Act. Rep. Hill’s bill requires the federal government to develop an interagency strategy to disrupt and dismantle narcotics production and trafficking and affiliated…

RELEASE: Hill, McHenry Urge Speaker Pelosi to Bring Clean Flood Reauthorization Bill to Floor

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Rep. French Hill (AR-02), Ranking Member of the Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee on the House Financial Services Committee, and House Financial Services Committee Republican Leader Patrick McHenry (NC-10) sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) requesting H.R. 8036, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extension Act of 2022, be brought to the…

REP. HILL STATEMENT FOLLOWING THE PASSING OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

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Little Rock, AR – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement today, following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II: “I am saddened to learn about the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, who reigned over the United Kingdom and her territories for over 70 years. The Queen worked diligently to advocate on behalf of the United Kingdom on the international stage and serve the English…

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