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  • 2013 Farm Bill

    Arkansas’s First Congressional District is home to a diversified agricultural economy. In the fertile Mississippi River Delta we grow cotton, rice, corn, soybeans, wheat, peanuts and even raise catfish. In stark contrast to the Delta stand the Ozark ...

  • Agriculture

    America is home to the world’s most affordable, abundant, and safe food supply. Hardworking farmers across America and the First District of Arkansas are the source of the food and fiber that feed the millions of mouths here and around the world. By ...

  • Economy

    I strongly believe in the power of the free market to create prosperity. Entrepreneurship and creativity is the cornerstone of American exceptionalism, and our continued ability to innovate is a reflection of these qualities. Our policies must provid...

  • Health Care

    We must ensure that the quality of health care afforded to our citizens remains the best in the world. Doctors and patients should make decisions, not Washington bureaucrats.. My first act as a new Member of Congress was to introduce H.R. 2, the Repe...

  • Spending

    Out-of-control government spending is a byproduct of a broken Washington. For far too long, Republicans and Democrats alike have operated under the false assumption that they can spend their way into prosperity. This problem was exacerbated in the Pe...

  • Transportation

    In this era of austerity, it is imperative Washington spends each dollar wisely. Now is the time to tighten our belts and focus on investing in transportation projects that generate the most bang for the buck, grow the economy, and create jobs. The w...

  • Veterans Affairs

    As an Army veteran, I am committed to protecting service members and their families who have sacrificed and continue to make great sacrifices for our country. Veterans care should never be a political issue and I will fight to ensure veterans receive...