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Crawford Calls for McCarthy Resignation
August 17, 2015
Memphis, TN- Earlier this morning, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) called for the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) chief Gina McCarthy in light of the mismanagement leading to and following the Animas river disaster. Congressman Crawford said the following after the call for resignation: "We've seen this pattern throughout recent history, when already incredibly large federal agencies seek to increase their authority, only to prove later through scandals, mismanagement, or ... More
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Crawford, Gibbs, Marino to Seek Environmental Protection Agency Investigation
August 5, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Earlier today, more than 100 Members of Congress joined Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1), Representative Bob Gibbs (OH-7), and Representative Tom Marino (PA-10) in sending a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG). The letter requests that the OIG open a formal investigation into the EPA’s unprecedented grassroots lobbying effort to promote the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rulemaking, first reported in a New York Time... More
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Crawford Criticizes Finalized "Waters of the US" Rule
May 27, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Earlier this morning, the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced their completion of the final “Waters of the US” rule, which regulates what rivers, streams, and wetlands are subject to federal oversight. Farmers, builders, and electric utilities, claiming that the language in the rule is too vague, have in the past opposed proposed versions of the rule. Upon the announcement, Congressman Rick Crawford issued the following statement. "Despit... More
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Boozman, Cotton, Crawford Announce USDA Funding for McCrory, Cotter & Brinkley
May 21, 2015
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded rural development grants to the communities of McCrory and Cotter for first responder vehicles and equipment. USDA has approved a loan for the city of Brinkley to make improvements to its existing wastewater treatment plant. “These rural development funds will go a long way toward helping these three communities grow. The grants... More
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Crawford Letter Requests "Strong Enforcement" of U.S. Trade Laws
May 21, 2015
Earlier this week, Congressman Rick Crawford sent a letter to Chairman Paul Ryan and Ranking Member Sander Levin of the House Committee on Ways and Means urging consideration of legislation granting stronger enforcement remedies for U.S. trade laws. While the letter acknowledges the positive economic growth TPA and further trade agreements will allow, it also highlights the past transgressions of foreign nations in trade agreements and the need for vigilant protections of American businesses in... More
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