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Crawford Announces F.I.R.S.T. Disaster Preparedness Exposition
October 3, 2016
Jonesboro, AR – In cooperation with the Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness Education at Arkansas State University and the Craighead County Office of Emergency Management, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) today announced the F.I.R.S.T. (Families Immediate Response through Safety and Technology) Disaster Preparedness Exposition for Arkansas families and first responders. The event is free and open to the public on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the St. Bernar... More
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Tune-In: F.R.A.M.E Accounts
September 30, 2016
On his official podcast, Tune-In AR1, Congressman Rick Crawford speaks with Sean Williams of the Arkansas Bankers Association about how Crawford's new legislation would work for farmers and small town banks. More
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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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