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

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    Nettleton honors Constitution Day with U.S. Congressman

    Nettleton honors Constitution Day with U.S. Congressman Written by: Bryan McCormick Published by: KAIT 8 JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - On Sept. 17, 1787 the Constitution was signed in Pennsylvania. Nettleton students kicked off Constitution Week with a first-hand experience with a real-life U.S. Congressman. It was all put together by Nettleton's new STEAM program at the middle school. The choir sang songs that celebrated the virtues of everyday life in America. The band played tunes that stir our hear...

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    Farm Bill Conference Committee meetings begin

    Washington, DC – Today, the House and Senate Farm Bill conferees formally met for the first time to begin discussions on the 2018 Farm Bill. The conference committee will work to put together a final product that combines the House and Senate versions of the bill. The current Farm Bill programs are set to expire on September 30th. Upon the first meeting, Rep. Crawford released the following statement: “I am privileged to be a part of this important process which has a profound impact on the live...

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    Crawford Launches 3rd Annual STEM & Manufacturing Tour

    Jonesboro, AR –Today, Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) launched his 3rd annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Manufacturers Tour in the 1st District of Arkansas. The kickoff event was hosted today and the tour will go onto Friday July 27th. Educators from across the 1st District will tour 18 different factories and see first hand the type of skills and training needed to fill manufacturing jobs in the area. Crawford released the following statement: “STEM professions are ...

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    Educators learn about STEM opportunities

    Educators learn about STEM opportunities Written by: Laura Gunter Published by: KAIT JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A group of educators spent Monday learning what skills they need to be teaching their students. Around 30 teachers have teamed up with Congressman Rick Crawford to be a part of the STEM and Manufacturing Tour. This group is traveling to manufacturers all over Region 8 to learn what opportunities are available to people and what students need to learn before they walk out the door. Monday t...

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    House committee to consider new farm bill

    House committee to consider new farm bill Written by: Jorge Quiquivix Published by: KAIT8 WASHINGTON, DC (KAIT) - The U.S House Agriculture Committee will consider a bill Wednesday morning. The bill called, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, helps address economic challenges farmers and ranchers face. It also invests in opportunities for SNAP recipients. U.S Congressman Rick Crawford represents Arkansas 1st District and praised the bill last week. “Producers across America and the 1st Di...

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    Crawford Approves of Work Requirements for Arkansas's Medicaid Program

    Washington, D.C. – Senators Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and John Boozman (R-Arkansas), and Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-01), French Hill (AR-02), Steve Womack (AR-03), and Bruce Westerman (AR-04) today released the following statement applauding CMS’s approval of work requirements for Arkansas’s Medicaid program: “Encouraging people who can work to find employment is a common-sense policy with a track record of success. It not only focuses Medicaid dollars on those who need it most; it also helps p...

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    Rep. Rick Crawford announces STEM & Manufacturing Tour

    Washington D.C. - Today, Representative Rick Crawford (AR-01) announced his second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Manufacturers Tour in the 1st District of Arkansas. The kickoff event is Monday, July 17th and the tour concludes Friday, July 21st. Approximately 30 educators will tour 14 factories total during the week-long tour. Last year, Representative Rick Crawford led a group of approximately 20 1st District high school and community college educators on a tour o...

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