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

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    Congressman Rick Crawford Applauds USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

    Today, Congressman Crawford announced his support for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). The program provides up to $16 billion in relief to farmers and ranchers affected by the pandemic exchange for their commodities. The CFAP also supports the USDA’s Farmers to Families Food Box program which partners with local distributors to deliver boxes of fresh food to those in need. Upon the USDA’s announcement, Rep. Crawford released the following statement. “Our nation’s farmers and r...

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    House Members Send Letter Requesting Swift and Fair Implementation of COVID Relief for Farmers and Ranchers

    Contact: Crawford: Sara Robertson (Sara.Robertson2@mail.house.gov) Scott: Rachel Ledbetter (Rachel.Ledbetter@mail.house.gov) Davis: Ashley Phelps (Ashley.Phelps@mail.house.gov) Emmer: Abby Rime (Abby.Rime@mail.house.gov) House Members Send Letter Requesting Swift and Fair Implementation of COVID Relief for Farmers and Ranchers April 27th, 2020 Washington, DC – Rep. Rick Crawford (R-AR), Rep. Austin Scott (R-GA), Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Rep. Tom Emmer (R-MN) recently co-led a letter with o...

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    Congressman Rick Crawford Applauds Arkansas Broadcasters’ Association for joining FARM Corps efforts

    Congressman Rick Crawford Applauds Arkansas Broadcasters’ Association for joining FARM Corps efforts April 9th, 2020 Washington -- Today, Arkansas Broadcasters’ Association launched their PSA for FARM Corps. The 30 second PSA informs both farmers and veterans where they can sign-up for the Farm And Ranch Mission program. “Whether it’s alerting citizens about tornadoes, or keeping folks up to date on the COVID-19 outbreak, our broadcasters are not just messangers but are a crucial resource to the...

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    Representative Rick Crawford Announces FARM Corps Initiative pairing Arkansas Ag-Producers and Unemployed Guard, Reservists

    Representative Rick Crawford Announces FARM Corps Initiative pairing Arkansas Ag-Producers and Unemployed Guard, Reservists April 6th, 2020 Washington -- Today, Representative Rick Crawford launched FARM Corps in partnership with Arkansas Farm Bureau, Arkansas Department of Agriculture, Arkansas National Guard, U of A Division of Agriculture, and the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs. The Farm and Ranch Mission Corps will connect willing veterans who are struggling with job loss with loca...

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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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    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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    Rep. Crawford Announces Temporary Resignation from the House Intelligence Committee

    Rep. Crawford Announces Temporary Resignation from the House Intelligence Committee November 8th, 2019 Today, Rep. Rick Crawford voluntarily gave up his seat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) to Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04) in preparation for next week’s impeachment hearings. Upon announcing his formal resignation Rep. Crawford released the following statement: “Leader McCarthy and Ranking Member Nunes will ensure the American people hear the full truth while Jim Jordan...

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    Finkenauer, Crawford Introduce Bill to Help New and Beginning Farmers

    Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Iowa (202) 225-2911 | (319)364-2288 For Immediate Release: October 28, 2019 Contact:David Ade, 202.225.2911 or David.Ade@mail.house.gov Finkenauer, Crawford Introduce Bill to Help New and Beginning Farmers Bipartisan Farmers’ Access to Resources and Machinery (FARM) Act would make low-interest financing options more accessible WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer (D-IA-01) and Congressman Rick Crawford (R...

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    Delta Regional Authority Announces $2.2 Million Investment into Arkansas Communities

    Delta Regional Authority Announces $2.2 Million Investment into Arkansas Communities DRA’s investment will improve public infrastructure, healthcare access, and job training to support economic development in communities across Arkansas October 7, 2019 CLARKSDALE, MS – Today, the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) made a $2,228,104 investment that will strengthen public infrastructure and train the next generation of workforce to grow the region’s economy and create jobs, DRA Federal Co-Chairman Chr...

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