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  • ICYMI: Rep. Hill Op-Ed: 30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, America Can't Repeat East Germany's Mistakes
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Life Values, Jobs and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Washington Examiner published Congressman French Hill’s (AR-02) op-ed highlighting his experiences in socialist East Germany as an envoy of the Treasury Department. Congressman Hill argues that the sharp divide in economic prosperity and well-being of the citizens of East and West Germany can be primarily attributed to the difference in their economic systems: socialism and capitalism. Congressman Hill goes... Read more

  • Reps. Hill, Kim Pass Bill to Protect Veterans from VA Errors
    Posted in Press Releases on November 12, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 4360, the VA Overpayment Accountability Act. The bipartisan bill offered by Congressman Hill and Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) would help veterans who have been unfairly targeted by debt collection agencies due to errors by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). “Our nation makes a promise to the brave men and women who serve in our armed forces and in return for risking their liv... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Speaks at Induction Ceremony for Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail
    Posted in Press Releases on November 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education and Opportunity

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) spoke at the Induction Ceremony for the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Downtown Center. The induction ceremony honored the 12 African American men who were convicted of murder in 1919 during the Elaine Massacre and later exonerated. Congressman Hill addressing the crowd gathered for the induction ceremony. From left to right:Dr. Brian Mitchell, Assistant Professor of History at the Univer... Read more

  • SPACED OUT: Rep. Hill Awards Golden Fleece to NASA for Taxpayer-Funded Drug Review of Private Contractors
    Posted in Press Releases on November 2, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This week, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) named the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) as the latest recipient of his Golden Fleece Award for using taxpayer funds to conduct illegal drug workplace reviews of federal contractors. “The fact that federal contractors for NASA are violating workplace drug guidelines should be upsetting to all taxpayers. However, it is outrageous that instead of punishing those federal contractors, our government is giving them e... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Enhance the Future of American Entrepreneurship
    Posted in Press Releases on November 1, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and Economic Growth

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, House Entrepreneurship Caucus Co-Chair Congressman French Hill (AR-02), introduced the Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act. Original cosponsors of the bill include Entrepreneurship Caucus Co-Chairs Congressman Bill Foster (D-IL), Congressman Steve Chabot (R-OH), Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), Congressman David Schweikert (R-AZ), and Congressman Marc Veasey (D-TX). The Enhancing Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Act directs the Secretary of C... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Votes Against Democrat Partisan Impeachment Resolution
    Posted in Press Releases on October 31, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Congressmen French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after voting against the Democrat impeachment resolution: “Speaker Pelosi announced her initial ‘impeachment inquiry’ 38 days ago. Over the last five weeks, Democrat leaders have run a secretive, partisan impeachment inquiry, hidden away from members of Congress, that is unprecedented and unfair to the central Arkansans I represent. Despite claiming that no House vote is needed, Speaker Pelosi is now trying... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Hosts Tree Planting Ceremony at U.S. Capitol Honoring President Theodore Roosevelt
    Posted in Press Releases on October 30, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) hosted a tree planting ceremony on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol to honor the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt and his remarkable contributions to conservation. Congressman Hill was joined in the ceremony by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, relatives of President Roosevelt, and other special guests to plant a white oak tree on the southeast side of the U.S. Capitol grounds in honor ... Read more

  • Rep. French Hill: A Leading Voice on Financial Technology and Data Privacy
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Accountability, Financial Services

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — This past week, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), continued to be a leading voice in crafting the future of financial technology and data privacy impacting American consumers. On Friday, Congressman Hill joined Fox News' America's Newsroom to discuss Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's appearance before the House Financial Services Committee and the company's plans to introduce a new digital currency, Libra. Click HERE or on the picture below to watch his interview. · “[Mark Zuckerb... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Votes to Hold Turkey Accountable for Assault into Northeast Syria
    Posted in Press Releases on October 29, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the House passed the bipartisan Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act (PACT ACT), a bill he cosponsored offering Congressional support to the White House for enacting additional sanctions on Turkey should it not uphold its commitment to a ceasefire in Syria: “I agree with President Trump that if Turkey fails to honor the negotiated ceasefire in Syria, then the United States has the right to reimpose crippl... Read more

  • Rep. Hill Statement on Release of New FHFA Strategic Plan for Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
    Posted in Press Releases on October 28, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy, released the following statement after the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced a new strategic plan for the future of the government-sponsored enterprises, (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: "I’m pleased that the administration, including FHFA Director Mark Calabria, is signaling its willingness to... Read more

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