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

Cuba Trade

    Louisiana rice producers join over 60 groups to support Farm Bill Cuba Provision

    Louisiana rice producers join over 60 groups to support Farm Bill Cuba Provision Written by: S. Jacobs Published by: News 15 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Louisiana rice producers, including the Louisiana Rice Promotion Council and Kennedy Rice, joined a bipartisan group of over 60 agriculture associations, businesses, and elected officials across 17 states in urging House and Senate Agriculture Committees to include a provision in the 2018 farm bill that the Congressional Budget Office determined w...

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    Cuba trade pushed in D.C.

    Cuba trade pushed in D.C. Written by: Frank Lockwood Published by: Arkansas democrat-Gazette WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford's legislation easing trade restrictions with Cuba could pass the House of Representatives if lawmakers were allowed to vote on it, a fellow congressman said Thursday. U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., who wants to end the Cuban embargo, has lined up 14 Republican co-sponsors for his legislation. But Crawford's bill, which focuses on agricultural trade, has 42 Republican ...

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    US Legislators Advocate for Greater Agricultural Trade with Cuba

    US Legislators Advocate for Greater Agricultural Trade with Cuba Written by: Presna Latina Published by: Presna Latina Washington, Jun 7 (Prensa Latina) Four Republican legislators highlighted in this capital the importance of greater agricultural trade between Cuba and the United States and the need to reverse Washington''s failed policy toward the island. Senator John Boozman (Arkansas) and Representatives Rick Crawford (Arkansas), Tom Emmer (Minnesota) and Roger Marshall (Kansas) participated...

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    One simple fix could open $2b market for U.S. farmers

    One simple fix could open $2b market for U.S. farmers Written by: Reps Roger Marshall, Rick Crawford and Tom Emmer Published by: Feed Stuffs While the U.S. economy is projected to exceed 3% this year due to President Donald Trump’s tax cuts, the economic outlook for America’s 3.2 million farmers and ranchers continues to falter to concerning lows. At the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 94th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum earlier this year, the department’s chief economist, Robert Johansson, ...

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    Crawford Opposes Cuba Policy Shift

    Washington, D.C. – Earlier today, President Donald Trump announced from Miami his plans to re-institute restrictions on travel to Cuba and U.S. business transactions. Following the announcement, Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR) released the following statement: “I strongly oppose President Trump’s decision to reinstate a failed, outdated, and isolationist posture towards Cuba. This policy change is not just a missed opportunity for rural America, which would greatly benefit from increased access...

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