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Private Disaster Relief for Farmers
September 27, 2016
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 could then withdraw from during difficult times without waiting on disaster declarations and government assistance. In a conversation with the chairman of the Arkansas Bankers Association, Sean Willia... More
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Aggressive Enforcement of Trade Agreements Critical
September 14, 2016
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 Street Journal, the Chinese government spent almost $100 billion more than allowed under WTO “market price support” on ag products during 2015. The case being brought against China relates to long-gr... More
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House Members Denounce Senate Catfish Vote
May 26, 2016
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). Today, Representative Rick Crawford joined Representatives Terri Sewell, Bruce Westerman, Frank Lucas, French Hill, Ralph Abraham, Steve Womack, Trent Kelly, Gregg Harper, Charles Boustany, Martha Roby... More
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Crawford Congratulates Naval Academy Appointee
March 29, 2016
Jonesboro, AR – U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1) today announced the appointment of a 1st District student to the U.S. Naval Academy. Sean Jernigan of Paragould received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy after his nomination by Congressman Crawford. Sean currently attends Crowley’s Ridge Academy, where he has earned a 4.00 grade point average. Sean is an active member of several sports teams, including Cross Country, Soccer, Tennis, and Track and Field. He is also a Civil Air Patr... More
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Crawford Condemns DOE Clean Line Approval
March 25, 2016
Senator John Boozman, Senator Tom Cotton, Congressman Rick Crawford, Congressman French Hill, Congressman Steve Womack, and Congressman Bruce Westerman today issued the following statement in response to an announcement made by the Department of Energy (DOE) to use Section 1222 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–58) to partner with Clean Line Energy in an energy transmission project across Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. “Today marks a new page in an era of unprecedented executive ove... More
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