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Members of Arkansas Delegation Announce DOT Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2020 Contact: Boozman, Matthew Wester (Matthew_Wester@boozman.senate.gov) Cotton, James Arnold (James_Arnold@cotton.senate.gov) Crawford, Sara Robertson (Sara.Robertson2@mail.house.gov) Womack, Alexia Sikora (Alexia.Sikora@mail.house.gov) Members of Arkansas Delegation Announce DOT Awards WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford and Steve Womack—announced the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has awarded ov...

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Rep. Crawford Asks President Biden to Prioritize Areas Affected by Extreme Weather

Rep. Crawford Asks President Biden to Prioritize Areas Affected by Extreme Weather 2/25/2021 Washington – Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-01), joined by Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04) sent a letter to President Biden requesting that households, utility companies, small businesses, and agriculture producers adversely affected by the extreme winter weather receive priority for future COVID-19 relief funding. This letter is in response to the recent severe winter in the Midwestern and Southern United States, which r...

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Rep. Crawford Introduces Legislation to Protect Rural Utilities

Rep. Crawford Introduces Legislation to Protect Rural Utilities 2/25/2021 Washington -- Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-01) along with Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04) introduced H.R. 1291, the Reinforcing Utility Restoration After Losses (RURAL) Act. This legislation gives the USDA authority to establish a bridge loan program for rural utility companies experiencing losses in the wake of federally-declared emergencies. Companies would have access to a line of credit for low-interest loans to cover qualified...

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Rep. Crawford Denounces Nonsensical Changes to Agriculture Programs

Washington -- This week President Biden announced a series of changes his administration has put into effect that will negatively impact agriculture producers. These orders include a travel ban from an array of countries as well as a freeze on Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) funding. Applications for CFAP have only been open to producers for a few weeks before coming to a halt and are a critical lifeline for those who work tirelessly to ensure American families have adequate food to ...

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Rep. Crawford Lists Priorities for the 117th Congress

Rep. Crawford Lists Priorities for the 117th Congress 1/3/2021 Washington -- Today, Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-01) was sworn into Congress during the constitutionally-mandated House ceremony. This marks the sixth time the First District has chosen to send Rep. Crawford to represent them in Washington. “Today, I joined over four hundred of my fellow members of the House in taking our oath of office for the 117thCongress,” said Crawford. “This congress, I plan to work diligently to defend First Distri...

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VIRTUAL CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION BRINGS TOGETHER US AND MEXICAN BUSINESSES

VIRTUAL CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION BRINGS TOGETHER US AND MEXICAN BUSINESSES Congressman Rick Crawford of Arkansas led a first of its kind virtual delegation, hosted by the Council of the Americas, that brought some 40 representatives of American and Mexican companies together to discuss trade and investment between the two countries. Congressman Crawford was joined by Texas Congressmen Jodey Arrington and Vicente Gonzalez. “I appreciate the efforts of the Council of the Americas to bring together...

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Congressman Crawford and Leaders of the US Agricultural Sector Meet with IICA Director General Manuel Otero And Endorse the Food Security Agency of the Hemisphere’s Drive for Science Based Policies Globally

Congressman Crawford and Leaders of the US Agricultural Sector Meet with IICA Director General Manuel Otero And Endorse the Food Security Agency of the Hemisphere’s Drive for Science Based Policies Globally San José, October 15, 2020 (IICA). Congressman Rick Crawford, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Administrator Ken Isley, Staff members from Congressional offices of Senators Joni Ernst, Mike Braun, and John Boozman, and leaders from virtually every sector of American agriculture participated ...

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Boozman, Crawford & Womack Applaud USDA Broadband Investment in Arkansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 7, 2020 Contact: Boozman, Sara Lasure (Sara_Lasure@boozman.senate.gov) Crawford, Sara Robertson (Sara.Robertson2@mail.house.gov) Womack, Alexia Sikora (Alexia.Sikora@mail.house.gov) Boozman, Crawford & Womack Applaud USDA Broadband Investment in Arkansas WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01) and Steve Womack (AR-03), applauded the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) $11.8 million broadband investment ...

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Senator Cotton and Congressman Crawford Introduce Legislation to Create an Intelligence Office in USDA

Senator Cotton and Congressman Crawford Introduce Legislation to Create an Intelligence Office in USDA September 30th, 2020 Washington, DC – Today, Sen. Cotton introduced legislation that would establish an Office of Intelligence within the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This bill serves as a Senate companion to H.R. 8238, the Agricultural Intelligence Measures (AIM) Act, which Rep. Crawford (AR-01) introduced earlier this month. The goal of this legislation is to create a better interface betw...

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Arkansas Delegation Announces Major DOT Awards for US 67 & Railroad Overpass in Monticello

Contact: Boozman, Patrick Creamer (Patrick_Creamer@boozman.senate.gov) Cotton, James Arnold (James_Arnold@cotton.senate.gov) Crawford, Sara Robertson (Sara.Robertson2@mail.house.gov) Hill, Jeff Naft (Jeff.Naft@mail.house.gov) Womack, Alexia Sikora (Alexia.Sikora@mail.house.gov) Westerman, Rebekah Hoshiko (Rebekah.Hoshiko@mail.house.gov) Arkansas Delegation Announces Major DOT Awards for US 67 & Railroad Overpass in Monticello WASHINGTON—U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congre...

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