June 19, 2015 Editorials
This week, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015 made its way through the House Committee on Agriculture, bringing it one step closer to a vote on the House floor. At the same time, I have been hearing from individuals and groups from across the nation in support of this common sense legislation that will promote proper forest management techniques, promoting thriving and healthy forests in Arkansas and across the country.
June 6, 2015 Editorials
For far too long, our nation's forests have been fighting a battle for survival. The conflict is not with logging, but with effects of reactive versus proactive management which has resulted in costly confrontations with wildfire, disease, and insects.
May 22, 2015 Editorials
If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?
May 1, 2015 Editorials
It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of former Congressman John Paul Hammerschmidt last month. On Monday, I will join other members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation in Hammerschmidt’s hometown of Harrison, as well as his family and friends, to pay my respects.
February 12, 2015 Editorials
When I announced my candidacy to represent Arkansas’ Fourth Congressional District in 2013, I promised to fight to untie the binds placed on our state by the federal government, giving my former colleagues and future members of the General Assembly the opportunity to govern more effectively for the hardworking citizens of Arkansas.