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Rick Crawford Representing Arkansas' First District
U.S. Congressman Rick Crawford Representing Arkansas' First District

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Arkansas Delegation Urges Swift Approval of Governor’s Disaster Declaration to Support Small Business

Sen. John Boozman (R-AR), Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR), Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR), Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR), and Rep. French Hill (R-AR) recently wrote to the Assistant Secretary for Health, Admiral (ADM) Brett Giroir, requesting timely delivery of COVID-19 testing kits to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to ensure faster and accessible testing for Arkansans. In their letter to ADM Giroir, the Arkansas federal delegation wrote: “We write to you today ...

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SWALWELL, CRAWFORD REINTRODUCE THE MOBILE RESOLUTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Natalie Edelstein, 202-225-5065 March 9, 2020 natalie.edelstein@mail.house.gov SWALWELL, CRAWFORD REINTRODUCE THE MOBILE RESOLUTION Today, Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) and Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR) reintroduced the Members Operating to Be Innovative and Link Everyone (MOBILE) Resolution. The resolution would strengthen the ability of Members to virtually participate in committee hearings and allow them to vote remotely on suspension bills. “From coast to coast, some o...

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Smooth sailing: No partisan Super Tuesday battles for these candidates

Smooth sailing: No partisan Super Tuesday battles for these candidates Written by: Stephanie Akin Published by: Roll Call More than a dozen House and Senate incumbents sailed through Super Tuesday without a primary challenger and will be almost guaranteed to keep their seats in the next Congress, in spite of a competitive election year when billions of dollars could be spent to influence voters. For some, winning their parties’ nominations Tuesday was all it took, and even that was a formality s...

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Rep. Crawford Announces Staff Changes

Rep. Crawford Announces Staff Changes Monday, March 2, 2020 Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Crawford (AR-01) announced changes and promotions to his Washington, D.C. staff. “I am excited to announce the following changes to my staff that will give me the additional bandwidth to work on critical issues facing America’s ag-producers. Each of these individuals have displayed incredible insight in not just agriculture but the needs of farmers, ranchers, and rural Americans,” said Crawford. “I...

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EOD Soldier earns first place in bomb competition

EOD Soldier earns first place in bomb competition Written by: Clemens Gaines Published by: Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Staff Sgt. Nickolas Brodock was selected as the top explosive ordnance technician in the U.S. Bomb Technician Association’s annual competition in December. For his demonstrated capability as an EOD technician, Brodock received several special mementos from three congressmen, members of the EOD Caucus, at a Feb. 26 reception in the Rayburn House Office Buildin...

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Signal to Noise: A Wake Up Call in a Bag of Dead Chickens

Signal to Noise: A Wake Up Call in a Bag of Dead Chickens Written by: John Herath Published by: Ag Web News that a bag of dead birds was seized from a passenger arriving in the U.S. from China raised a number of red flags for Cong. Rick Crawford (R-Ark.) who is in the rare position of sitting on both the Agriculture and Intelligence Committees in the House. What scares the congressman is what we don't know about those birds because of outdated protocols. "'I've been in contact with CDP (Customs ...

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Republicans boycott House intelligence hearing to protest 'inadequate oversight' of spy agencies

Republicans boycott House intelligence hearing to protest 'inadequate oversight' of spy agencies Written by: Zachary Halaschak Published by: Washington Examiner Republican members of the House Intelligence Committee are taking a stand against Chairman Adam Schiff’s "inadequate oversight" of the U.S. Intelligence Community. California Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking member, and his fellow Republicans boycotted a subcommittee hearing Wednesday to protest the Democratic-led panel's refusal to schedul...

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Congressman Crawford Discusses Agriculture, Budgets, Impeachment

Congressman Crawford Discusses Agriculture, Budgets, Impeachment Written by: Johnathan Reaves Published by: KASU In this Congressional interview, I talked with Congressman Rick Crawford about agriculture, President Trump's proposed budget, and work in the House that is taking place. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

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