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  1. Support tax relief for wounded veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Coastal Courier

    Editor, I urge you to support Senate Bill 2712, the Combat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016, introduced by Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., and co-sponsored by Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. Service members who have been separated from the armed forces due to combat-related injuries sustained while serving are to receive a tax-exempt, one-time lump-sum disability severance payment.

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  2. Impasse remains for Zika fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | NWAonline

    The U.S. Senate left town for the Fourth of July holiday without agreeing on legislation to fight the Zika virus. If the federal funds are delayed much longer, health officials say, efforts to prepare for and combat the illness will be undermined.

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  3. US draft bill ties aid to crisis, demands end to 'violence' and 'harassment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Pnompenh Post

    Senator John Boozman speaks during a Senate Appropriations Financial Services hearing to review budget spending at the US Office of Personnel Management in Washington last month. AFP A US Senate committee has inserted language into upcoming legislation that would block $77.8 million in aid to Cambodia unless the government ceases its "violence and harassment" against human rights workers and the political opposition.

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  4. Washington news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | NWAonline

    U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford didn't have to consult his calendar to know where he'd be spending his Fourth of July. "One year they'll have the parade in Piggott and then the big speech event in Corning, and then the next year, they reverse it," he said.

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  5. A Deep Dive into the Race for the SenateRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 30 | National Journal

    The word "volatile" doesn't begin to describe the fight for a Senate majority this year. With the current split of 54 Republicans and 46 Democrats, the Democrats need a net gain of four seats if they retain the White House and five seats if Republicans win the presidential race.

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  6. Senate passes aid bill for Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | NWAonline

    The U.S. Senate on Wednesday night approved a financial-aid package for Puerto Rico, sending the measure to President Barack Obama's desk. The Senate passed the bill in a 68-30 vote, three weeks after the House overwhelmingly backed the measure.

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  7. Spinal Cord Injury Advocates Roll on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Roll Call

    Dozens of wheelchair users came to the Capitol on Tuesday to celebrate their supporters in the Senate and lobby for more like them.   At the fifth annual Roll on Capitol Hill, hosted by the United Spinal Association, those with spinal cord injuries and clinicians who care for them raised awareness for their community.

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  8. Though touted for VP spot, Cotton says nothing going onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | NWAonline

    Dismissing speculation that he's on Donald Trump's short list for vice president, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said repeatedly Tuesday that he doesn't believe he'll be the New York billionaire's running mate. In interviews with two radio stations and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette , Cotton said he wasn't being vetted for the position and wasn't talking to any Trump staff member about a role in the campaign.

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  9. Conner Eldridge Tests State's Gun Stance in Senate BidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | ArkansasBusiness.com

    LITTLE ROCK - During his re-election bid two years ago, Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor touted his opposition to legislation expanding background checks for firearms sales and wore the criticism he faced from gun control advocates as a badge of honor.

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  10. Top prize honors work to build up Fort Chaffee areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | NWAonline

    Nearly two decades after the federal government closed Fort Chaffee, efforts to develop the former post are attracting national recognition. Association of Defense Communities officials gave the Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority its base redevelopment excellence award Tuesday at a ceremony, citing efforts to develop 7,000 acres in western Arkansas.

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  11. Senate bid tests state's gun stanceRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | Texarkana Gazette

    During his re-election bid two years ago, Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor touted his opposition to legislation expanding background checks for firearms sales and wore the criticism he faced from gun control advocates as a badge of honor. His reward was being defeated by a Republican challenger who enjoyed an advertising blitz on his behalf by the National Rifle Association.

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  12. Arkansans in D.C., leaders in state react to U.K. resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    The decision to leave the European Union by the United Kingdom won't affect its relationship with the United States, members of the Arkansas congressional delegation said Friday. They said they support the United Kingdom's right to self-determination and respect the decision its people have made.

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  13. Conway native interns for Sen. BoozmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Log Cabin Democrat

    Conway residents calling U.S. Senator John Boozman's Washington, D.C. office may find a familiar voice at the other end of the line. Jace Motley, a 2012 graduate of Conway High School, participated in Boozman's Congressional Summer Internship Program in Washington, D.C. While in Washington, Motley attended committee hearings and legislative briefings, worked with congressional staff on various state and federal projects, provided constituent services to visiting Arkansans, attended lectures from a variety of speakers, gave tours of the U.S Capitol building, and shadowed Boozman during meetings, hearings and receptions.

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  14. Boozman files amendment to bill aimed at curbing violent crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Log Cabin Democrat

    U.S. Senator John Boozman introduced an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations bill to ensure that Arkansas law enforcement agencies are compensated through equitable sharing funds for their help in investigations resulting in federal forfeitures. "Equitable sharing funds are vital for drug and violent crime task forces and other essential law enforcement operations that focus on removing the worst criminal offenders from our streets and protecting our communities.

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  15. Boozman Announces AmeriCorps Funding for ArkansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Mena Star

    U.S. Senator John Boozman announced that Arkansas will benefit from nearly $2.5 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service , the federal agency for volunteering and service programs. These investments will support more than 200 AmeriCorps members who will work on some of the most pressing issues in Arkansas including educating children in disadvantaged areas.

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  16. Eldridge criticizes Boozman's votes on gun control billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Courier

    Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge criticized Republican Sen. John Boozman Wednesday for opposing an effort to prevent terrorists from buying guns, saying an alternative measure backed by the Arkansas lawmaker doesn't go far enough. Speaking to the Political Animals Club, Eldridge said he supports a proposal by Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein that would let the federal government block many gun sales to known or suspected terrorists.

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  17. John Brummett: Coming up on the leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    A lightly percolating question has arisen in Arkansas politics. It's whether a young Democrat named Conner Eldridge might actually make a race of his challenge to U.S. Sen. John Boozman.

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  18. Eldridge: In favor of gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Conner Eldridge said Wednesday that he would have voted for a measure to bar gun sales to people on the terror watch list that Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman voted against. A proposal backed by Boozman to allow the delay of gun sales to people on the terror watch list falls short of what's needed, Eldridge said.

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  19. Senate turns away FBI's Web-data requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    The Senate on Wednesday rejected a Republican-led effort to allow the FBI to access a person's Internet browsing history, email account data and other electronic communications without a court order in terrorism and spy cases. The measure from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz., and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., would have also extended the government's authority to conduct surveillance over potential "lone wolf" attackers.

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  20. Puppeteering The Gun LobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Fayetteville Free Weekly

    ... groups buy politicians. I'm looking at you, National Rifle Association. I'm also looking at you, Senator John Boozman (R-AR). In 2014, he received $4,700, and in 2016, gun rights groups contributed nearly $1 million to the Senate, according to the ...

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