Boozman, Cotton move bag, baggage to new digs

June 7, 2015
In The News

WASHINGTON -- Six months after the 114th Congress first convened, Arkansas' two U.S. senators have moved into new offices.

On Thursday, Sen. Tom Cotton's staff members were unpacking boxes and arranging furniture in the office that last belonged to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. Capitol employees were drilling holes to hang photos, and a 4-foot tall copy of the Arkansas State Seal leaned against a wall in the lobby.

Senate office space is determined on the basis of seniority, and Cotton spent the past five months in a temporary office off a brick-walled basement hallway in the Russell Senate Office Building waiting for his turn to move in.

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