Politics http://kasu.org en Boozman talks health care, VA reform, and more on KASU http://kasu.org/post/boozman-talks-health-care-va-reform-and-more-kasu <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman returned to Washington this month following his recent heart surgery. In a phone conversation with KASU's Mark Smith, he discussed his experience as a patient in the health care system. He also talked about reforms at the VA,&nbsp;international tensions, and&nbsp;the impact of the EPA's proposed carbon emission cuts. Click on the "Listen" link for the complete interview.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:51:55 +0000 MSMITH 45775 at http://kasu.org Boozman talks Farm Bill, immigration, and other issues http://kasu.org/post/boozman-talks-farm-bill-immigration-and-other-issues <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the new Farm Bill, immigration, the minimum wage, and more in his monthly interview with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to here the interview.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 14:57:27 +0000 MSMITH 40278 at http://kasu.org Boozman discusses issues for 2014 http://kasu.org/post/boozman-discusses-issues-2014 <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the budget and spending bills, the Farm Bill, and other issues facing Congress in 2014, during his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:56:35 +0000 MSMITH 39174 at http://kasu.org Boozman Discusses The Shutdown http://kasu.org/post/boozman-discusses-shutdown <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed several of the issues related to the partial shutdown of the federal government&nbsp;in his monthly visit with KASU&#39;s Mark Smith. Click on the &quot;Listen&quot; link to hear the entire interview.</p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:51:00 +0000 MSMITH 34982 at http://kasu.org Crawford discusses defunding the Health Care law, cutting SNAP http://kasu.org/post/crawford-discusses-defunding-health-care-law-cutting-snap <P></P> <P></P> <P>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talked about the&nbsp;House Republican proposal to cut funding and reform the&nbsp;Food Stamp program, and the effort&nbsp;to defund the Affordable Care Act during his monthly visit with KASU's Mark Smith....</P> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 14:08:01 +0000 MSMITH 34522 at http://kasu.org Boozman discusses Syria, and reflects on 9/11 http://kasu.org/post/boozman-discusses-syria-and-reflects-911 <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the situation in Syria, the President's proposal and the recent diplomatic developments. He also discussed other issues before Congress, and reflected on the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 13:44:14 +0000 MSMITH 34000 at http://kasu.org Crawford talks border security, the Farm Bill and more on KASU http://kasu.org/post/crawford-talks-border-security-farm-bill-and-more-kasu <p>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) visited the U.S./Mexican border during the August recess. He discussed border security, immigration reform, the Farm Bill, Syria, and health care in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:42:15 +0000 MSMITH 33281 at http://kasu.org Boozman starts Ag Tour, talks issues with KASU http://kasu.org/post/boozman-starts-ag-tour-talks-issues-kasu <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is embarking on an Agriculture Tour in Arkansas as part of his travels during the August recess. He discussed the Farm Bill, health care, unrest in the Middle East, and other topics during his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 13:49:06 +0000 MSMITH 33064 at http://kasu.org Pryor talks with KASU while on the road http://kasu.org/post/pryor-talks-kasu-while-road <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) is traveling the state during the August recess, and stopped to visit with KASU by phone. He&nbsp;discussed job creation, the health care law, Head Start, and the Farm Bill.&nbsp;Click on the Listen link to hear the entire interview.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 13:48:54 +0000 MSMITH 33008 at http://kasu.org Pryor on NSA, Farm Bill, Postal Service and more http://kasu.org/post/pryor-nsa-farm-bill-postal-service-and-more <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed balancing counter-terrorism efforts with concerns about the scope of NSA surveillance programs in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. He also talked about the Farm Bill, concerns about proposed Postal Service reforms, and the compromise on student loan rates. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 13:46:12 +0000 MSMITH 31853 at http://kasu.org Boozman talks Farm Bill, health care, and economy http://kasu.org/post/boozman-talks-farm-bill-health-care-and-economy <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the next steps on the Farm Bill, delays to Obamacare, and the President's renewed focus on the economy, in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link for the whole interview.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:55:28 +0000 MSMITH 31749 at http://kasu.org Crawford on Farm Bill, Blueway, and Health Care http://kasu.org/post/crawford-farm-bill-blueway-and-health-care <p></p><p></p><p>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) discusses the controversial House vote on a Farm Bill that did not include the nutrition program. He also updates us on the opposition to the White River's National Blueway designation, and on the latest House vote on health care, in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 13:52:14 +0000 MSMITH 31536 at http://kasu.org Boozman on NSA, Syria, Farm Bill and more http://kasu.org/post/boozman-nsa-syria-farm-bill-and-more <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) commented on the NSA controversy, the Syrian conflict, and the Farm Bill, among other topics in this month's talk with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.</p><p></p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:45:00 +0000 MSMITH 30143 at http://kasu.org Pryor on NSA scandal, immigration, Farm Bill http://kasu.org/post/pryor-nsa-scandal-immigration-farm-bill <p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed NSA data gathering and privacy concerns, along with immigration reform, progress on the Farm Bill and more, in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:58:55 +0000 MSMITH 29892 at http://kasu.org Crawford on budget, disaster aid, Farm Bill and more http://kasu.org/post/crawford-budget-disaster-aid-farm-bill-and-more <p>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR 1st) discussed the lack of a conference on the budget bills, the question of offsetting disaster aid, and the progress on the Farm Bill, among other issues in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:44:40 +0000 MSMITH 29184 at http://kasu.org Boozman on disaster aid, immigration, scandals and more http://kasu.org/post/boozman-disaster-aid-immigration-scandals-and-more <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed disaster aid, immigration reform, scandals and more in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 13:45:50 +0000 MSMITH 28839 at http://kasu.org Pryor on disaster funding, the gun vote, scandals and more http://kasu.org/post/pryor-disaster-funding-gun-vote-scandals-and-more <p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR)&nbsp;supports disaster funding, defends his vote on a gun control bill, and comments on scandals facing the Obama administration, among the topics in this month's visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 13:47:10 +0000 MSMITH 28787 at http://kasu.org Crawford on North Korea, budgets, gun control and more http://kasu.org/post/crawford-north-korea-budgets-gun-control-and-more <p>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talks with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 14:19:33 +0000 MSMITH 26915 at http://kasu.org Pryor on North Korea, gun control, oil spill and more http://kasu.org/post/pryor-north-korea-gun-control-oil-spill-and-more <p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed the tension on the Korean peninsula, the gun control and immigration bills in the Senate, and the recent oil spill in Central Arkansas in his monthly visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the whole interview.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:48:21 +0000 MSMITH 26857 at http://kasu.org Boozman on North Korea, gun control, and the oil spill http://kasu.org/post/boozman-north-korea-gun-control-and-oil-spill <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed new tensions on the Korean peninsula, the U.N. Arms Treaty, gun control, and the Arkansas oil spill, in his monthly interview on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:43:49 +0000 MSMITH 26745 at http://kasu.org Boozman talks budget, spending, health care http://kasu.org/post/boozman-talks-budget-spending-health-care <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the budget proposals before Congress, his view of the need for spending cuts and changes to health care, and more in his monthly visit with Mark Smith on&nbsp;KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:51:04 +0000 MSMITH 26112 at http://kasu.org Pryor on budget, sequester cuts http://kasu.org/post/pryor-budget-sequester-cuts <p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed budget issues, the impact of sequestration, and more in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.</p><p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:44:20 +0000 MSMITH 25651 at http://kasu.org Crawford on budget bills, sequester, Farm Bill http://kasu.org/post/crawford-budget-bills-sequester-farm-bill <p>U.S. Representative Rick Crawford, who represents Arkansas' First Congressional District, discussed the opposing budget bills, the impact of sequestration, and progress on the Farm Bill, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview...</p><p></p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 13:50:27 +0000 MSMITH 25601 at http://kasu.org Pryor on State of the Union, Postal Service, and more http://kasu.org/post/pryor-state-union-postal-service-and-more <p>U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) grilled the Postmaster General about cutting Saturday delivery in a hearing this week. He talks about that and other issues facing the new Congress in monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview, which begins with the Senators thoughts on the President's State of the Union address...</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:46:43 +0000 MSMITH 24415 at http://kasu.org Boozman on State of the Union, issues for new Congress http://kasu.org/post/boozman-state-union-issues-new-congress <p>U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the upcoming State of the Union address and some of the issues facing the new Congress in his monthly visit with KASU. Click of the "Listen" link for the entire interview.</p> Tue, 12 Feb 2013 14:49:22 +0000 MSMITH 24301 at http://kasu.org