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Jul29

Today I am having a hearing where I hope committee members can learn more about the challenges facing rural areas across our country, like Arkansas, with respect to broadband development. Rural broadband is an important issue for places like the First District. Our schools need access as well as do businesses and municipalities. I am looking forward to testimony by our witnesses, including Lang Zimmerman, Vice President of Yelcot Communications in Mountain Home, and learning more about what we can do in Washington for rural America. http://agriculture.house.gov/hearing/coordinating-future-investments-broadband

Jul28

I'm grateful to the Southern Peanut Farmers Federation (http://www.southernpeanutfarmers.org/) for the opportunity to address its growers conference this past weekend. I met many great people and learned much about this budding #AR1 industry. Following the conference, I chatted with farm broadcaster Cindy Zimmerman of AgWired. As a former farm broadcaster, I always enjoy meeting fellow broadcasters. Thanks for a great interview, Cindy!

Jul28

I recently stopped by the Comcast Newsmakers studio to discuss how our country can address its #debt problem. I thank host Robert Traynham for the great questions.

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Jul18
Short-Term Highway Bill Opens Door to Better, Long-Term Legislation

With August looming just days away, traffic on First District highways and interstates often hits a fever pitch. First, there’s the last minute family vacation. A new school year starts in less than a month, and dads and moms often pack up the kids for one last adventure or visit before summer’s rel...

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Yea Jul 29, 2014 RC# 464 H.R. 4809 To reauthorize the Defense Production Act, to improve the Defense Production Act Committee, and for ...
Aye Jul 29, 2014 RC# 463 H.R. 4315 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
No Jul 29, 2014 RC# 462 H.R. 4315 21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
Aye Jul 29, 2014 RC# 459 H.Res. 693 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4315) to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to r...
Yea Jul 29, 2014 RC# 458 H.Res. 693 Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4315) to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to r...
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