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  • Hill Recognized for Outstanding Support of Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on October 21, 2020 | Preview rr

    Rep. French Hill (AR-02) was named Guardian of Small Business by the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB). Specifically, NFIB highlighted Rep Hill's legislative work and strong voting record in support of key issues for small businesses. "I thank the NFIB for its recognition of my strong record supporting policies to spur small business growth across Arkansas and the nation," said Rep. Hill. "As a life-long entrepreneur and 16 years of running a locally owned business in Arkansa... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Hill Op-Ed in La Opinión Newspaper En medio de la crisis económica y de salud de Covid-19
    Posted in Press Releases on October 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    Last week, La Opinión Newspaper featured Rep. French Hill's op-ed about specific resources that his office has been providing to help Arkansans get back on their feet during the COVID-19 pandemic. Rep. Hill has spoken with central Arkansas families, small businesses, veterans, and local government officials about addressing the negative impacts of the coronavirus. He is committed to ensuring that all Arkansans receive the help they need to make it through this ongoing public health and economic ... Read more

  • Congressional Oversight Commission Publishes Fifth Report
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their fifth report. It is available for review here. The Commission's four previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. Last month, the Congressional Oversight Commission hosted its second public hearing, examining the Municipal Liquidity Facility. You may watch the hearing here. The Congressional Oversight Commission is a five-person panel that was established b... Read more

  • Hill Awards Golden Fleece Award to the Department of Commerce for Mishandling Tariff Exclusion Requests
    Posted in Press Releases on October 16, 2020 | Preview rr

    Rep. French Hill (AR-02) named the Department of Commerce as the latest recipient of the Golden Fleece Award for not giving American businesses a meaningful opportunity to appeal burdensome tariffs. According to a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, the Department of Commerce rejected 19,000 exclusion requests due to submission errors. Commerce officials have not clarified what caused these submission errors, which has impacted thousands of businesses in the U.S. In addition, a... Read more

  • Hill Applauds Loan Forgiveness Policy for Small Businesses; Victory for Everyday Arkansans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) commended U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza for simplifying the loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans totaling $50,000 or less. “On behalf of Arkansas’s small businesses and their workers, I thank Secretary Mnuchin and Administrator Carranza for simplifying the PPP loan forgiveness process. Based on feedback from both lenders and borrowers in central Arkansas, I have t... Read more

  • Hill, Womack, Crawford, Westerman Request Change of Social Security Administration Policy Harming Arkansans
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Congressman French Hill (R-AR), Congressman Steve Womack (R-AR), Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR), and Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) sent a letter to the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration, Andrew Saul, urging changes to a policy requiring Arkansans to surrender their primary identification documents such as drivers’ licenses for as much as thirty days in order to obtain a new copy of their Social Security card. The members are demanding action because Arkansans are b... Read more

  • Hill, Foster, and Schweikert Host Virtual Roundtable to Support Local Entrepreneurs
    Posted in Press Releases on October 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02), along with Reps. David Schweikert (AZ-06) and Bill Foster (IL-11), fellow co-chairs of the Entrepreneurship Caucus, hosted a virtual roundtable with local entrepreneurs. Over Zoom, the representatives heard about the impact of COVID-19 on new and small businesses, identified pressure points and areas of vulnerability on business owners, and discussed potential policy options to address the needs of startups and “mom and pop” businesses. “Startups are crucial to o... Read more

  • Hill Hails Selection of Womack to Lead Financial Services Subcommittee for Appropriations
    Posted in Press Releases on October 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after the House Republican Steering Committee selected Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03) to serve as the Ranking Member of the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee on the House Appropriations Committee. “Steve Womack is a patriot, a respected leader, and an incredible advocate for the people of Northwest Arkansas, and his influence on behalf of Arkansas on the House Appropriations Committee is invaluable. Steve is a ... Read more

  • Hill Votes Against Speaker Pelosi's Partisan Messaging Bill
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) released the following video after voting against the HEROES Act 2.0. Click HERE, or on the image below, to watch Rep. Hill's message about the need to pass bipartisan legislation that supports struggling families, workers, and businesses. A transcript of Rep. Hill's message is copied below: Over the past seven months, the coronavirus pandemic has been hard on everyone, especially our families and small business owners. Back in March, the House, ... Read more

  • House China Task Force Report Includes Hill Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on September 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the House China Task Force released a report detailing recommendations to increase national security and hold China accountable. These steps include modernizing the U.S. military to counter threats from China, reducing U.S. reliance on China for manufacturing by moving supply chains, and halting intellectual property theft by safeguarding the nation against the Chinese government's global ideological, economic, and military efforts. Two of Rep. French Hill’s (AR-02) bill... Read more

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