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Senate Appropriations Committee advances Boozman-led bill funding Military Infrastructure and Veterans Care

The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced legislation crafted by U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the Senate Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Subcommittee, that delivers $128.5 million to Arkansas for the future pilot training center at Ebbing Air National Guard Base in addition to making significant investments to improve servicemembers and their families’ quality of life and…

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Farm Bill Framework Delivers for Agriculture Producers

I’ve talked with farmers, ranchers and agriculture industry stakeholders in our state and across the country to gather their input and priorities for the next farm bill. Now we’ve put those ideas on paper and are making progress toward passage of this crucial legislation. The House Agriculture Committee approved a bipartisan farm bill last month that meets the needs of farmers,…

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Boozman unveils Senate Republican framework for farm bill

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, released the following statement after unveiling the Senate Republican-drafted framework answering the call for a farmer-focused farm bill.  “From the onset of this process, we have sought to draft a farm bill that reflects the needs of stakeholders.…

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Arkansas Delegation supports Governor’s request for major disaster declaration

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Steve Womack, Rick Crawford, French Hill and Bruce Westerman—wrote to President Joe Biden urging him to support Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ request for a major disaster declaration as a result of severe storms in Benton, Boone and Marion Counties on May 26. “We encourage the…

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Exploring National Parks this Summer

Summer is quickly approaching and Arkansans are looking for places to explore away from home. Our national parks have always been popular destinations and some folks are crowdsourcing for ideas about locations to visit and things to do at these outdoor gems. America’s National Parks continue to see a record number of visitors. The National Park Service (NPS) reported a four percent…

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Boozman, Cotton introduce resolution recognizing National Police Week

U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) joined Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Ranking Member Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to introduce a resolution designating the week of May 12 through 18, 2024 as National Police Week. The resolution was cosponsored by 72 of their colleagues. “During National Police Week we recognize…

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