Little Rock, Ark. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) joined America’s News Headquarters to talk about the legacy of his friend, Rep. John Lewis. In his interview with Alicia Acuna, Rep. Hill spoke about his treasured times with Rep. Lewis, like walking across the Edmund Pettus bridge during the 50th Anniversary of the Marches from Selma to Montgomery; learning that the Navy was naming… Read more »
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Arkansas Democrat Gazette
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., is one of the leading contenders for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, The Washington Post prognosticators said Friday.
The lawmaker from Dardanelle tied for second… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — On Wednesday, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) and 78 other Members of Congress sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) asking that Congress provides the U.S. Department of Agriculture with $51 million in emergency COVID-19 relief funding to the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program (GusNIP), commonly known as the… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — The Arkansas Natural and Cultural Resources Council has announced that it will fully fund the Bigelow Rosenwald School project at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). This $634,594 grant will provide critical maintenance to an institution that holds great historic significance to the African American community in central Arkansas. The facility will severe as… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — This week, in Talk Business and Politics, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) penned an op-ed about the important role that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has played keeping central Arkansas businesses afloat and providing Arkansas families with needed income during the COVID-19 crisis.
"Since Congress passed the CARES Act and created the PPP in March, over 40,000… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) hosted a reception to honor this year’s appointees from central Arkansas to attend U.S. service academies. The cadets elected to have an outdoor, socially distanced celebration with less than 50 people.
“Our service academies are gateways for exceptional young people to… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — Today, Rep. French Hill (AR-02) announced the winners of the Congressional Art Competition for central Arkansas. This year, Rep. Hill’s office received 44 submissions from high school students in Pulaski, Saline, White, Faulkner, Van Buren, Conway, and Perry counties.
Judges for the 2020 competition included Donna Uptigrove, Curator of Exhibits at… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — Rep. French Hill (AR-02) announced the launch of the 2020 Congressional Art Competition for central Arkansas high school students. Each spring, each of the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives hosts a local high school art competition to recognize and celebrate the artistic talent across the congressional district.
“The current public health crisis… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — Today, the National Endowment for the Humanities announced a grant of $350,000 to the Oxford American (OA), a nonprofit arts organization known for its publication of the Oxford American magazine. The grant will fund a series of feature-length reported segments to air within Points South, a podcast hosted by Sara A. Lewis, the executive… Read more »
Little Rock, Ark. — Today, the National Park Service (NPS) announced $14 million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants to fund 51 projects across 20 states and the District of Columbia that will preserve sites and history related to the African American pursuit of fairness and racial justice in the 20th century. Among the recipients the Friends of… Read more »