Congressman Crawford Announces August Schedule and Public Meetings

Congressman Rick Crawford today announced his August schedule and public meetings for the First District.  The schedule includes 30 destinations throughout the district.  Congressman Crawford will meet with constituents and job creators in an effort to form partnerships and build support for the Balanced Budget Amendment.  Crawford’s goal is to discuss how the Balanced Budget Amendment will address the long term issues of fiscal solvency and will reign in years of out-of-control spending and growth of government.

“I am looking forward to visiting with job creators and constituents across the First District as we work together on addressing our National debt, created by both Democrats and Republicans.” said Crawford.  “During the August recess, I plan on building broad support for what I believe is a long term solution that will provide economic certainty for our job creators and will help get Arkansans back to work.  That solution is the Balanced Budget Amendment.”

Congressman Crawford will spend time during the August Recess discussing with job creators and constituents the merits of the Balanced Budget Amendment.  He will discuss the reasoning behind its long term benefits for stability in our economy and how it’s a solution to a problem that has been created by both Democrats and Republicans over time with uncontrolled spending on wasteful programs and projects.

“There is $100 billion being added each month to our national debt by years of both Democrat and Republican overspending.  The partisan attitude that has plagued Washington for many years has shown that Washington has cared more about its own agenda than the American people.  I believe that if all the parties work together to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment, the American people, the private sector, and our financial markets will have certainty and a belief that Washington is indeed making the tough decisions that will have a great and positive impact on all of our futures.”

Crawford will have the following times where constituents can come and visit about issues or concerns that they have across the First District:

  •  Mountain Home:  3pm August 23rd, Constituent Meet & Greet at ASU Mountain Home Veda Sheid Community Center, 2nd Floor, 2-3:30 p.m.
  •  Fulton County Fair:  August 27th, 4pm, Fulton County Fairgrounds
  •  Batesville:  Wednesday August 17th, 5 – 6 p.m., Nursing and Allied Health Building, UACCB, Batesville AR
  •  Jonesboro:  Monday August 22nd, 2:30 – 3:30pm, Jonesboro District Office, 2400 E. Highland, Suite 300
  •  Cabot:  Friday August 19th, 3 – 4pm, Cabot District Office, 112 S. First Street
  •  Osceola:  Tuesday September 6th, 530-630pm, City Hall, 303 W. Hale Ave, Osceola AR

The following are some of the visits and tours where Crawford will be visiting with job creators and constituents and asking them to join him in supporting and helping to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment:

  •  Forrest City Chamber of Commerce, Forrest City AR
  •  Delta Regional Airport Authority, Colt AR
  •  Woodruff County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Woodruff County Fairgrounds
  •  Future Fuels Chemical Company, Batesville AR
  •  PECO Foods, Batesville AR
  •  White River Medical Center, Batesville AR
  •  Hytrol Inc, Jonesboro AR
  •  Technology Center of Wynne, Wynne AR
  •  CrossRidge Community Hospital, Wynne AR
  •  Cross County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Wynne AR
  •  Remington Arms, Lonoke AR
  •  Cabot Chamber of Commerce, Cabot AR
  •  American Stitchco, Mountain Home AR
  •  Bass Cat Boats, Mountain Home AR
  •  Judd Hill Plantation Field Day, Trumann AR
  •  Stone County Medical Center, Mountain View AR
  •  Community Medical Center of Izard County, Calico Rock AR
  •  Izard County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, Melbourne AR
  •  Denso Motors, Osceola AR
  •  Hino Motors, Marion  AR
  •  Evonik, Osceola AR
  •  Osceola Coal Fire Plant, Osceola AR

Recently, Crawford attended the following events and tours as a part of his August work period schedule:

  •  Northeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority Dinner, Pocahontas AR
  •  Roundtable with Brinkley Chamber of Commerce, Brinkley AR
  •  Arkansas Rice Expo, Stuttgart AR
  •  City Water and Light Plant Tour, Jonesboro AR
  •  St. Bernards Hospital Tour, Jonesboro AR
  •  NEA Baptist Hospital Tour, Jonesboro AR
  •  Corning Chamber of Commerce Business Banquet, Corning AR
  •  Corning Area Healthcare Inc, Corning AR

For any additional information or requests, please contact the office of Congressman Crawford at 870-203-0540 or 202-225-4076.

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