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Crawford, Boozman Announce $7.6 Million USDA Funding for Arkansas Flood Prevention
October 6, 2017
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator John Boozman and Congressman Rick Crawford, members of the Senate and House Agriculture Committees, announced that the Departee Creek Watershed Improvement District and Big Slough are recipients of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding to reduce the risk of flooding. “Floods put a significant strain on Arkansas’s communities and severely impact agricultural producers in our state. I am pleased to support these investments which will improve water infras... More
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Tax Reform's Focus Should be Middle Class Families, Individuals
September 27, 2017
Washington – Today, the Trump Administration, the House Committee on Ways and Means, and the Senate Committee on Finance released a framework for their vision for tax reform. That frame work may be found here, and a one page overview may be found here. Upon release of the framework, which intends to “deliver a 21st century tax code that is built for growth, supports middle class families, defends our workers, protects our jobs, and puts America first,” Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1) release... More
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Crawford's Dicamba Task Force Findings Statement
September 13, 2017
Washington – Today, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) released the following statement after the Arkansas Dicamba Task Force provided its recommendations in a report concerning the herbicide dicamba on Monday, September 11th. “I would like to applaud the University of Arkansas research team as a nationally renowned and universally respected team of professionals, and I fully support their efforts as they work to provide the very best information and recommendations to Arkansas farmers day in and ... More
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Crawford Statement on DACA
September 5, 2017
WASHINGTON—Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-1) issued the following statement following the Trump administration's announcement to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: “The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created by an unconstitutional executive action, and President Trump correctly decided to rescind the program in favor of a more comprehensive approach to immigration reform. While it isn’t fair that many young people were brought here through no... More
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Crawford Introduces Bill to Help Rural Communities Fight Addiction Epidemic
August 17, 2017
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 (IL-17), Roger Marshall (KS-01) and Dwight Evans (PA-02) in introducing the legislation in the House of Representatives. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Luther Strange (R-AL) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) also i... More
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