District Update | November 5, 2020
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Dear Friends,

It is my great honor to represent you in Congress, and as we look to the future, I will support and implement policies that benefit Arkansas's families and workers, and help our country grow even stronger. 

Even though much is uncertain, now is the time to come together as a country and refocus on defeating COVID-19 and rebuilding our economy.

I am committed to finding common-sense solutions to the problems impacting families across the state and nation. As friends, neighbors, and Arkansans, we will make it through this together. 

Our commitment to America

House Republican's Plan Will Benefit Our Nation for Generations to Come 

My opinion piece, which you can read below, in the Saline Courier highlights House Republicans' plan to restore our way of life, rebuild the greatest economy our nation has witnessed, and renew the American Dream for every American.

Honoring our fallen heroes

Preparing the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery for Veterans Day

As a salute to those who have served our country, my staff joined with volunteers in our community to place flags at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock. With Veterans Day approaching, we will continue to decorate the gravesites of our veterans as a sign of our gratitude for their service.

I encourage all of you to show your appreciation to our many veterans throughout the community this upcoming Veteran's Day.

Veterans have been severely impacted by the current health crisis, not only because the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Veterans Benefits Administration offices had been closed for appointments, but because of the toll on their mental health.

If you or a veteran you know is struggling, I encourage you to call the Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 or text to 838255.

CARES Act funds supporting Arkansas entrepreneurs

Startup Junkie Receives $650,000 Grant

A top priority of mine throughout the COVID-19 pandemic has been providing the resources needed to help local businesses and workers succeed.

This is why I voted for the CARES Act in March; legislation that has provided billions of dollars in direct aid to businesses across the nation, keeping workers on the payroll.

This year, my office has supported over $69,250,000 in successful grant applications in central Arkansas.

Most recently, Startup Junkie has been awarded $650,000 in CARES Act Recovery Aid to help small businesses grow in Northwest Arkansas. Additionally, this initiative will obtain $192,000 in local funding to provide free technical help and consulting to rising entrepreneurs.

I will continue supporting sensible measures integral to our recovery from this pandemic. For more information on how to apply for grants or for other financial assistance, please call my office at (501) 324-5941 or visit Hill.House.Gov.


How to Access COVID-19 Testing in Arkansas

If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath OR if you think you have been exposed to COVID-19, testing is available in Arkansas.

Call ahead to your health care provider or schedule a test at a local health unit, HERE.

According to the Arkansas Department of Health, testing capacity for COVID-19 at commercial labs has increased significantly over the past week. This means a shorter turnaround time for results.

The health units, which are located in every county in the state, are now open from 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

In addition, local health units across Arkansas are open later on Tuesdays so that services including flu vaccinations and COVID-19 tests are available after normal business hours.

You can find a full list of local health unit COVID-19 testing locations HERE

You also should know that test providers must publish the cash price of tests on their websites so that Arkansans are not faced with surprise charges related to COVID-19 testing.

It is my honor to represent you in Congress.
Please contact me at (501) 324-5941 or Hill.House.Gov if I may be of service to you.

Representative French Hill 
Representative French Hill

Office Locations
Washington, DC Office
1533 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2506
Fax: (202) 225-5903
Conway Office
1105 Deer Street, Suite 12
Conway, AR 72032
Phone: (501) 358-3481
Fax: (501) 358-3494
Little Rock Office
1501 N. University Ave., Suite 630
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: (501) 324-5941
Fax: (501) 324-6029
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