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  • Hill Awards Golden Fleece to VA for Loss of Over $1 Million in Medical Equipment
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman French Hill (R-AR) named the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) as the latest winner of the Golden Fleece award for their mismanagement and loss of over $1 million in medical equipment in VA facilities in Ohio. “How any government agency misplaces equipment valued at over $1 million and paid for with hardworking taxpayer dollars boggles the mind," said Rep. Hill. It’s beyond reckless that in the last three years, the VA has misplaced over $1.12 million dollars... Read more

  • House Halfway Done with Government Funding Bills
    Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after supporting legislation to fund the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and other federal agencies: “Arkansans and Americans expect Congress to fund the government on time because it leads to greater fiscal accountability, and I am proud that with today’s vote we are halfway done with this important task. The bill we passed today funds the Department of the Interior, the E... Read more

  • Hill: ‘Our ICE Officers Deserve Nothing But Our Utmost Respect and Appreciation’
    Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), issued the following statement after voting for a resolution to support U.S. ICE officers: “Our ICE officers work tirelessly to protect Americans, stop human trafficking along the border, thwart drug cartels from entering and operating in our country, and much more. I’ve personally met with ICE officers and have seen them directly in the line of duty on my four visits to the southwest border. With the shortage of border manpower, now is not th... Read more

  • Hill: ‘This Bipartisan Package Gives Arkansans the Opportunity to Compete in a Growing Economy’
    Posted in Press Releases on July 17, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), issued the following statement after supporting the JOBS and Investor Confidence Act, a bipartisan bill that combines 32 individual bills, including Hill’s legislation, the Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act: “The bipartisan package passed in the House today gives Arkansans and Americans the opportunity to compete in a growing economy. Job creators are the backbone of our country, and today we cut government red tape so they... Read more

  • Hill’s Statement on Trump, Putin Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on July 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the meeting and press conference between President Trump and President Putin in Helsinki, Finland today: “For decades Russia has engaged in propaganda and political shenanigans in Western democracies, and based on publicly available intelligence and information, their efforts in the U.S. elections in 2016 were no different. “President Trump missed an opportunity today in his meeting and press conference with Russ... Read more

  • Hill: ‘Arkansans Deserve Complete Transparency’
    Posted in Press Releases on July 13, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), issued the following statement after supporting the Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act, that helps clarify how federal policies impact the budgets of state and local governments and private sector employees: “Arkansans and Americans deserve complete transparency and accountability from Washington. It’s a great disservice to the public when regulators create rules without any consideration for how they could be passing heavy cos... Read more

  • Hill: ‘When We Support Our Armed Forces, We’re Safer and Stronger’
    Posted in Press Releases on June 28, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after supporting the FY 2019 Defense Appropriations Bill, which funds the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House on May 24, 2018 and is consistent with the budget agreement, which was signed into law on February 9, 2018: “Today’s vote reinforces the House’s efforts to rebuild our armed forces, restore our military readiness, and support our warfighters. This bill provides vital funding to keep Amer... Read more

  • Hill’s Statement on Border Security and Immigration Reform Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act failed to pass the U.S. House: “I am disappointed that for the second time in six days my colleagues in the House have rejected yet another immigration reform bill that would have provided stronger borders, an equitable solution for Dreamers, permanent, legal relief for separated families, and much-needed resources, including manpower, technology, and structures to pro... Read more

  • Hill’s Legislation to Protect Communities Passes the House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congressman French Hill (AR-02) issued the following statement after his legislation, the Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act, passed the U.S. House by a bipartisan vote of 379 to 4: “As a former community banker, I have dealt with the conflict of wanting to help law enforcement agencies when receiving a ‘Keep Open Letter,’ while not being able to because of the need to comply with the Anti-Money Laundering or Bank Secrecy Act compliance requirements set forth by a... Read more

  • Hill Urges Keeping Families Together at Border
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman French Hill (AR-02), after joining 41 Members of Congress, urged the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ensure that families illegally crossing into the United States are kept together and requested clarity on current policies, issued the following statement: “Stronger border security is imperative, but it cannot be at the expense of compassion, which is why I joined my 41 c... Read more

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