In The News

June 10, 2015 In The News
The Arkansas congressional delegation Tuesday requested a two-month extension on the public comment period for the need and feasibility review of the Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
June 9, 2015 In The News
For the companies lining up to build as many as 50,000 new vehicles to replace the Army’s Humvee — the ubiquitous symbol of America’s recent ground wars — the stakes are high. For AM General, the contract award could determine if it remains the main provider of U.S. Army transport vehicles. Oshkosh Defense’ fortunes may very well depend on landing the contract. And if Lockheed Martin wins, it would mean gaining a rare foothold into a new military market.
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June 7, 2015 In The News

A bill to reauthorize the nation’s principle marine fisheries management law cleared the House last week over the objections of most Democrats, who claimed the new version weakened conservation protections in the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

June 7, 2015 In The News
When the Keith Smith Co. in Hot Springs began shipping hatchery eggs overseas in 2011, it asked the federal government to insure the foreign sales.
June 7, 2015 In The News
Six months after the 114th Congress first convened, Arkansas' two U.S. senators have moved into new offices.
June 5, 2015 In The News
House Republicans voted Thursday to keep restrictions on Americans seeking to travel to Cuba, a setback to efforts of President Barack Obama's administration to ease the five-decade Cold War standoff.
June 4, 2015 In The News
The Russellville Regional Airport is one of 11 airports throughout Arkansas that received $6.5 million in federal grants, Arkansas’ congressional delegation announced Wednesday.
June 4, 2015 In The News
U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—today announced that 11 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $6.5 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions.
June 4, 2015 In The News
The grants range from $124,184 to just more than $3.4 million and are for projects that include land purchases, runway repairs and work on taxiways.
June 3, 2015 In The News
The Department of Transportation awarded more than $6.5 million to 11 Arkansas airport to pay for upgrades and expansions.

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