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

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    Rep. Crawford Launches 4th Annual STEM Tour

    Jonesboro, AR – Representative Rick Crawford (AR-01) kicked off his 4th annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and Manufacturing Tour in Arkansas’s First District. The tour runs from July 22 to July 27. On this year’s tour, Representative Crawford’s staff is accompanying educators to manufacturing facilities in Jonesboro, Batesville, Blytheville, Stuttgart, Lonoke, Osceola, and Memphis. Upon kickoff for the tour, Rep. Crawford released the following statement: “Our thriving eco...

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    Boozman, Cotton, Rep. Crawford Support Second Wave of Funding for Rural Broadband in Six Arkansas Counties

    Washington — The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized $22.6 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband to 6,582 unserved rural Arkansas homes and businesses in six counties, representing the second wave of support from last year’s Connect America Fund Phase II auction. Providers will begin receiving funding this month. Rural broadband access connects Arkansans and is a critical step for economic development. “Many of our rural communities have been forced to make c...

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    Summer feeding programs fight hunger

    Summer feeding programs fight hunger Written by: Debby Stanuch Published by: Baxter Bulletin It is true, a trip to the grocery store is getting more and more expensive. According to USDA government statistics, food prices, a major component of the Consumer Price Index, have increased nearly 2 percent in 2019. And they are expected to continue to rise. For families with growing children, rising food prices puts increased pressure on already tight food budgets, especially in the summertime when ch...

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    Mountain Home students invited to D.C. after winning Congressional App Challenge

    Mountain Home students invited to D.C. after winning Congressional App Challenge Written by: Scott Liles Published by: Baxter Bulletin Three Mountain Home High School students recently won U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford's Congressional App Challenge, a news release from the legislator's office reports. The Mountain Home team of seniors Grahm Davidson and John Mikolaiskiol and junior Zachary Keville took first place in the Congressman's yearly competition designed to encourage 1st District students to e...

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    NYIT, Rep. Rick Crawford's Office in Healthcare Fellowship

    NYIT, Rep. Rick Crawford's Office in Healthcare Fellowship Written by: Johnathan Reaves Published by: KASU The NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is in a partnership with the office of Representative Rick Crawford. The fellowship program will assess the usage of federal funds in the Delta region and ensure they are benefitting residents as intended. KASU News Director Johnathan Reaves sat down with the Dean, Dr. Shane Speights. Before Reaves asked him about the fel...

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    Crawford’s 2018 Fall Service Academy Night

    Crawford’s 2018 Fall Service Academy Night Written by: Amanda Reynolds Published by: Newport Independent Congressional service academy nominations are due at the end of the year. Representative Rick Crawford held an event on Monday, November 27th on the campus of ASUN in Newport. Service Academy Night offers students interested in attending a Service Academy and their families the opportunity to meet with representatives from service academies who are available to provide information and answer ...

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    NYITCOM at A-State University Announces Healthcare Fellowship Program

    Jonesboro, AR – Shane Speights, D.O., dean, NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State (NYITCOM at A-State), is proud to announce the formation of a new fellowship program in coordination with NYITCOM at A-State and the office of Representative Rick Crawford (AR-1). “We are excited to partner with Congressman Crawford’s office on this exciting endeavor,” Speights said. “This fellowship represents another step forward in bringing quality healthcare to those who need it in this region ...

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    ASU’s DO school, Crawford’s office partner to create healthcare policy program

    ASU’s DO school, Crawford’s office partner to create healthcare policy program Written by: George Jared Published by: Talk Business & Politics Shane Speights, D.O., dean, at the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State (NYITCOM at A-State), announced Thursday (Nov. 1) the formation of a new fellowship program in coordination with NYITCOM at A-State and the office of U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro. “We are excited to partner with Congressman Crawford’s office on this exciting ...

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    Medical students participate in health policy

    Medical students participate in health policy Written by: Laura Gunter Published by: KAIT 8 JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – Medical students with the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine on Arkansas State University’s campus have a rare opportunity to peek behind the curtain. A new fellowship program providing a hands on, inside look at health policy. In a collaborative effort between the NYITCOM and Representative Rick Crawford’s office, students are going to be a part of the...

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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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