Congressional Digest: Delegation honors Bumpers, Obamacare repeal vetoed
After a nearly three-week long recess, members of the state’s House delegation returned to the nation’s capital this week to deal with a host of issues. The delegation also paid tribute to a longtime fixture in Arkansas politics.
The following is the recap of the week that was in the nation’s capital:
DELEGATION HONORS SEN. BUMPERS
There was bipartisan praise this past week on the career of former U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers, D-Ark., who died at the age of 90 after an illness. U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., said Bumpers, who also served as governor, provided inspiration for the state.