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Aug17

Had a great day in south Arkansas topped off with a stop at Hoots BBQ in McGehee where I talked with folks about the next farm bill. Good to see the corn harvest well underway in DeWitt.

Aug17

In 2015, more than 50,000 Americans died of drug overdoses, which are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 50. This addiction crisis – particularly for heroin, opioids and prescription drugs – has been even more pronounced in rural America. In fact, drug-related deaths are nearly 50 percent higher in rural areas. But too often, rural communities lack the much-needed health care infrastructure to address this crisis. “The cost of opioid addiction goes beyond the heartbreaking individual loss of life: there’s also law enforcement and health care costs that weigh on all of us,” Congressman Crawford said. “But in rural America, treatment can be hard to administer, and the same tactics that work in urban areas aren’t as effective in places like the 1st District. We want to do our part at the federal level to help the folks at home who are dealing with this problem day in and day out.”

Aug15

Today I visited with 1st Choice Healthcare in Pocahontas for National Community Healthcare Center week before heading over to Newport to discuss the flooding of the upper Cache River. The flooding issue affects farmers and landowners, but it's also an environmental issue, threatening acre upon acre of hardwood trees as water has trouble flowing past the Grubbs area. I met with 23 people from seven counties to discuss the long road ahead in solving the problem, including constituents and representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and The Nature Conservancy.

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Aug17
Crawford Introduces Bill to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic

WASHINGTON – Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) announced today the introduction of the Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities (ARRC) Act, a bipartisan bill that will help rural communities bolster their efforts to fight the opioid and addiction epidemic. Congressman Crawford joined Cheri Bustos (I...

Jul25
Crawford's Statement on Passage of Iran, Russia, North Korea Sanctions

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Rick Crawford (AR-01) voted in favor of the H.R. 3364, Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which would place new sanctions on Iran, North Korea, and Russia. It specifically places sanctions on them for involvement in serious human rights a...

Jul13
Rep. Rick Crawford announces STEM & Manufacturing Tour

Washington D.C. - Today, Representative Rick Crawford (AR-01) announced his second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Manufacturers Tour in the 1st District of Arkansas. The kickoff event is Monday, July 17th and the tour concludes Friday, July 21st. Approximately 30 educat...

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Cabot Office 112 S. 1st Cabot, AR 72023
Phone: (501) 843-3043
Fax: (501) 843-4955
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Jonesboro Office 2400 Highland Dr, Ste. 300 Jonesboro, AR 72401
Phone: (870) 203-0540
Fax: (870) 203-0542
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Mountain Home Office 1001 Highway 62 E, Ste. 9 Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: (870) 424-2075
Fax: (870) 424-3149
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00AM-5:00PM CT
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Washington DC Office 2422 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4076
Fax: (202) 225-5602
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00AM-5:00PM ET
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voting record

Yea Jul 28, 2017 RC# 438 S. 114 Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act
Yea Jul 28, 2017 RC# 437 H.R. 3180 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
Yea Jul 28, 2017 RC# 436 H.Res. 481 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3180) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018...
Yea Jul 27, 2017 RC# 435 H.R. 3219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
No Jul 27, 2017 RC# 434 H.R. 3219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
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