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Sep28

Congratulations are in order for Des Arc Elementary! Today, the U.S. Secretary of Education announced that Des Arc Elementary has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Des Arc Elementary is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.

Sep27

During National Rice Month, its important for us to remember how crucial rice is for the health and nutrition of so many families around the globe. I'm proud of the role that my district plays in producing that rice, and if we’re going to use rice as a tool for solving the world’s need for cheap affordable foods, we’ve got to keep telling the story about American rice. I can’t think of any other food more important for feeding the world.

Sep26

This week, I will be introducing the Farm Risk Abatement and Mitigation Election (FRAME) Act, which would incentivize farmers to save money for disaster scenarios. The FRAME Act would establish tax-deferred farm savings accounts which would help farmers prepare for disasters by saving in advance. Upon implementation, any USDA-recognized farmer would be eligible to own a FRAME account by registering with the Farmer Service Agency (FSA). Much like an IRA or Health Savings Account, FRAME Accounts would allow producers to invest in their own future. When disaster strikes, affected producers can withdraw from these accounts for instant relief.

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Sep27
Private Disaster Relief for Farmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) introduced H.R. 6167, the Farm Risk Abatement and Mitigation Election (FRAME) Act, to give farmers the option of taking disaster preparedness into their own hands. The FRAME Act would establish tax-deferred farm savings accounts that farmers ...

Sep14
Aggressive Enforcement of Trade Agreements Critical

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Obama administration challenged China on its support for its own rice, corn, and wheat producers. The administration based its challenge on the fact that Beijing is subsidizing these industries in excess of levels agreed to in trade agreements. According to the Wall...

May26
House Members Denounce Senate Catfish Vote

Washington, D.C. - Earlier this week, the Senate voted in favor of S.J.Res. 28, a Congressional Review Act resolution that would remove a catfish inspection program from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) jurisdiction back to the purview of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). T...

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Phone: (501) 843-3043
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Jonesboro Office 2400 Highland Dr, Ste. 300 Jonesboro, AR 72401
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Aye Sep 28, 2016 RC# 572 H.R. 5303 Water Resources Development Act of 2016
No Sep 28, 2016 RC# 571 H.R. 5303 Water Resources Development Act of 2016
Yea Sep 28, 2016 RC# 567 S. 3283 A bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in P...
Aye Sep 27, 2016 RC# 563 H.R. 954 To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from the individual mandate certain individuals...
Yea Sep 26, 2016 RC# 558 H.R. 5392 No Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act
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