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  • Hill and Cicilline Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Supporting Egypt's Coptic Christians
    Posted in Press Releases on February 15, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. French Hill (R-AR) and Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) announced the introduction of H.Res.117, Supporting Coptic Christians in Egypt. This resolution calls on the Egyptian government to take further action to promote religious tolerance and end religious discrimination against Egypt’s Christian population. “Since coming to Congress I have continuously called for the end to the persecution of Egypt’s Coptic Christians, and have authored and championed this bipartisan r... Read more

  • ICYMI: Democrats Doubling Down on Failed Policies Hurts American Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of the vote regarding H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship Act, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) penned an op-ed in the Washington Times about the need to reform the current apprenticeship system and embrace employer-led innovation in job training. The full op-ed is copied below. Democrats Doubling Down on Failed Policies Hurts American Workers Washington Times By Congressman French Hill Friday, February 5, 2021 With the expanding vaccine distribution, all of us are hopeful tha... Read more

  • Hill Votes Against Bill Doubling Down on Outdated Job Training System
    Posted in Press Releases on February 5, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 447, the National Apprenticeship Act of 2021. “The National Apprenticeship Act passed today creates obstacles to job growth and reinforces a broken 80-year-old system Which is why I voted against it. I am for improving the antiquated system — which is why I offered an amendment to allow small businesses applying for funding to be able partner with a non-union or a union organization. My ... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Hill Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal: Congressional Democrats’ Plan to Bail Out China
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Wall Street Journal featured Rep. French Hill's op-ed stating that House Democrats' efforts to require the International Monetary Fund to issue special drawing rights (SDRs) to all member countries would do more harm than good to the global economy. The full op-ed is copied below. Congressional Democrats’ Plan to Bail Out China The Wall Street Journal By: Congressman French Hill February 3, 2021 Sometimes an idea gets legs in Washington that is so objectively bad, you’re a... Read more

  • Hill Votes Against Budget Resolution Citing Massive Unrelated Spending Measures
    Posted in Press Releases on February 3, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after voting against H. Con. Res. 11, a resolution outlining the process for the upcoming federal budget: “I voted against today’s budget resolution because it will fast track President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID relief package which includes proposals that have nothing to do with assisting Arkansas families, workers, and small businesses. Democratic Leadership has failed to address the fact that more than $1 tr... Read more

  • ICYMI: Rep. Hill Op-Ed in Log Cabin Democrat: Executive orders undermine constitutional role of Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    Conway, Ark. — Yesterday, the Log Cabin Democrat featured Rep. French Hill's op-ed stating that President Biden's executive actions undermine the important constitutional role that the Founding Fathers granted to Congress and the president's pledge for unity and consensus in Washington. The full op-ed is copied below. Executive orders undermine constitutional role of Congress Log Cabin Democrat By: Congressman French Hill January 31, 2021 President Joe Biden comes into office with a razor-thin, ... Read more

  • Hill Chosen to Lead Republicans on Financial Services Subcommittee
    Posted in Press Releases on February 1, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-NC) appointed Rep. French Hill (R-AR) to serve as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy. “I am honored to continue my role as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy. Now more than ever, U.S. engagement in the world is vital to the wellbeing of Arkansas and our nation as... Read more

  • Hill Highlights Effort to Stop President Biden’s Job-Killing Policies for Central Arkansas
    Posted in Press Releases on January 29, 2021 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Ark. – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) organized a press conference at Welspun’s headquarters featuring local businesses and workers who have been harmed by President Joe Biden’s Executive Order halting the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. “On inauguration day, President Biden pledged unity and called for Republicans and Democrats to work together for the benefit of all Americans. In his first ten days, the president signed over 40 executive orders and actions, including re... Read more

  • Hill Awards Golden Fleece to FDA for Charging Burdensome Fees to Small Businesses During a Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on January 27, 2021 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Ark. – Rep. French Hill (AR-02) named the Food and Drug Administration as the latest recipient of the Golden Fleece Award for charging distilleries $14,060 in fees for producing hand sanitizer during the COVID-19 pandemic. “America’s distilleries stepped up to produce hand sanitizer when it was in short supply at the start of the pandemic, quickly realigning manufacturing to help out their communities. It is unacceptable that the FDA would charge a fee to small businesses that found... Read more

  • Hill Presents Medals to Vietnam Veteran, Ending 40-year Wait
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2021 | Preview rr

    Little Rock, Ark. – Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) presented two medals to MSG (Ret.) Robert Davis for his service in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. “Although it was a 40-year wait, I am honored to present MSG Davis with the Vietnam Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross for his brave service during the Vietnam War,” said Rep. Hill. “I thank MSG Davis for his service to our nation, and I am grateful to my Veterans Team for their diligence over more than s... Read more

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