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  • Hill’s Bill to Ease Regulatory Burden on Small Business Advances Out of Committee
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the Financial Services Committee advanced his bill, the Small Business Audit Correction Act, that provides much-needed regulatory relief for small investment broker-dealers by providing an exception from certain audit requirements and reinstating previous regulations: “Often when we discuss regulatory relief in the financial services arena, we are talking about it in the vein of community banking, but so many oth... Read more

  • Hill: ‘House Getting Its Work Done,’ Sends First Funding Package to President’s Desk
    Posted in Press Releases on September 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after voting in support of bipartisan legislation to funds Energy and Water and Military Construction and Department of Veterans Affairs, which will now go to the president’s desk for signature: “Since coming to Congress, I have said that the only way to get control of federal spending is to take charge of it and stop funding the government through short-term spending packages that are not faithful to the prioriti... Read more

  • Hill Selected to Co-Chair House Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Releases on September 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill has been selected to co-chair the bipartisan House Congressional App Challenge (App Challenge). “I’m excited and honored to co-chair the Congressional App Challenge,” said Hill. “During my time in Congress, central Arkansas students have submitted for consideration more than 75 apps and two winners Anne Li and Michael Davis have come to Washington, D.C., for the national reception. I’m looking forward to helping lead the charge in encouraging students in Arka... Read more

  • Hill Receives ‘Hero of Main Street’ Award
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) has been recognized as a “Hero of Main Street” by the National Retail Federation (NRF) for consistently supporting public policy priorities important to the retail industry and its millions of small businesses. “Leading my own business for 16 years and in private business for over 30 years has helped me understand what kind of policies our job creators need to thrive,” said Hill. “I have proudly supported tax reform, legislation to right-size regulati... Read more

  • Hill Supports Financial Counseling for Students
    Posted in Press Releases on September 6, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act, which passed the House by 406-4. “As a member of Congress and a former banker, I’ve heard from many students and parents telling me their concern of skyrocketing costs of higher education and the misuse of student loans. In my view, the lack of financial education connected to the use of student loans is a key challenge. By requiring borr... Read more

  • Hill Awards Golden Fleece to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for Improper Payments of $1 Billion
    Posted in Press Releases on August 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (R-AR) named the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as the latest winner of the Golden Fleece Award for making what appears to be an estimated nearly $1 billion in improper payments to Qualified Health Plan issuers for enrollees that were either ineligible or did not have the proper documentation. “At a time when healthcare costs are skyrocketing and our nation is over $20 trillion in debt, it is essential that our federal agencies act as good steward... Read more

  • Hill Announces Ashley Gunn to Join Staff
    Posted in Press Releases on August 29, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Financial Services Committee Whip, Congressman French Hill (R-AR), welcomed Ashley Gunn to serve on his staff as his Senior Advisor on financial services issues. Gunn, a 2010 graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics with a dual concentration in Real Estate and Business and Public Policy. Gunn’s professional experience includes working at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as an Investment Banking Associate... Read more

  • Hill’s Statement on U.S.-Mexico Trade Negotiations
    Posted in Press Releases on August 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the announcement that the United States and Mexico have made progress on bilateral issues regarding trade negotiations: “I’m pleased to see U.S. Trade Ambassador Lighthizer make progress on negotiations between our country and Mexico on President Trump’s goal of an updated NAFTA. Hopefully, Canada will now come to the table and we can achieve a productive three-way agreement. I will carefully review and work with... Read more

  • Hill Pleased Critical Military Funding Now Law
    Posted in Press Releases on August 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the president signed into law the bipartisan FY2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to provide critical military funding: “I applaud the president for quickly signing into law critical funding for our military that gives military personnel a much-deserved 2.4 percent pay increase, boosts our military’s readiness, and combats global terrorism. I was proud to support this bipartisan bill in the Hous... Read more

  • Hill Recognized for Preservation of Arkansas History
    Posted in Press Releases on August 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Arkansas – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after being awarded 2018 Tom Dillard Advocacy Award by the Arkansas Historical Association. Hill said, “I’m thankful for this recognition, and I appreciate the Arkansas Historical Association’s continuous advocacy and support for the preservation of our state’s history. As a ninth-generation Arkansan, I value the study of our history because the lessons learned from the past better prepare us for the future. W... Read more

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