Boozman

Brandon Tabor, KASU News

U. S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) is working to turn another Arkansas highway into a major interstate. 

Boozman included a provision last week in the 2017 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development bill, to designate US Highway 67 as “Future I-57.” 

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), in his monthly visit with KASU, talked about the candidates for President, international tensions, and meetings this week with the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce and Arkansas veterans. Click on the Audio link to hear the entire interview.

  Former U.S. Congressman and Arkansas State University president Ray Thornton has died. 

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports Thornton passed away Wednesday after his battle with lung cancer at Hospice Home Care in Little Rock.  The Conway-native has served as Arkansas attorney general and U.S. Senator before returning to the state in 1979. 

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the President's proposal to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center, legislation to address the nation's opioid addiction problem, and the Super Tuesday election results in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the Audio link to hear the entire interview.

  Arkansas lawmakers mourn the loss of United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. 

Governor Asa Hutchinson reflected on his personal experience with Scalia in an official statement released Saturday.  Hutchinson called him a “stalwart conservative and an overall brilliant jurist.” 

“Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing is a devastating blow to the country. He was a passionate defender of the Constitution, a stalwart conservative and an overall brilliant jurist. 

NRA Endorses Sen. Boozman for March 1st Primary

Feb 12, 2016
Sen. Boozman Twitter Page @JohnBoozman

 The National Rifle Association has announced they are endorsing Sen. John Boozman for re-election in the upcoming March 1st Arkansas primary. 

The Boozman Campaign announced Thursday the NRA chose to endorse the republican senator.

An official statement from the NRA said Boozman was awarded an “A” rating from the group for his “consistent and proven voting record in support of the Second Amendment.”  

Boozman is being challenged in the primary by Former Federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge and North Little Rock businessman Curtis Coleman.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) says the President doesn't need Congressional authority to fight ISIS. Also, in his monthly talk with KASU, he discussed sanctions against North Korea, the new federal budget proposal, new environmental regulations that are on hold, and more. Click on the link to hear the entire interview.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) reacted to the recent comments about Muslims by Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, in his monthly interview with KASU. The Senator also talked about the challenges of battling ISIL, and about legislative issues the Senate is trying to work through before the holidays. Click on the Audio link to hear the entire interview.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the TPP, the Keystone XL pipeline, the EPA's proposed water regulations, Veteran's Day, and more in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the link to hear the entire interview.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) covered a wide range of topics in his monthly talk with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the Senator's views on defense spending and veteran's issues, the Benghazi investigation, the House Speaker race, farm issues, and a special photo project for Veteran's Day.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the Iran nuclear deal, screening Syrian refugees, VA legislation and more in his monthly visit with KASU. We began with what the emergence of Trump and Sanders as strong Presidential contenders says about voter attitudes...

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talks about the Iran deal and our new relationship with Cuba, among other issues, in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the data breach at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, trade issues, water regulation, and the recent tragedy in South Carolina, in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

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U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about giving the President trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, getting broadband to rural Arkansas, and the Congressional budget proposal. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the proposed nuclear deal with Iran, the battle against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, and the conflict in Yemen, as well as veterans issues and trade potential with Cuba, all in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed contentious issues in the headlines, as well as legislation to help veterans get mental health care, in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

Arkansas farmers meet with Arkansas' Congressional Delegation

Feb 26, 2015
Arkansas Rice Federation

Farmers, merchants and millers from the Arkansas Rice Federation met Wednesday with all six members of the state's congressional delegation during the USA Rice Federation's Government Affairs Conference. They discussed with Senators Boozman and Cotton, and Representatives Crawford, Hill, Westerman and Womack, the implementation of the new farm bill and international trade, particularly with regard to rice markets in Cuba and Iraq.

 

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about negotiations on Ukraine, the President's request for authority to act against ISIS, and helping veterans at home, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the whole interview...

U.S. Senator John Boozman talked about the Keystone XL pipeline, relations with Cuba, and other issues facing the new GOP-controlled Senate in his monthly interview on KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview...

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed a number of topics in the headlines during his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview. It begins with the Senator talking about the measures to be taken this week to extend funding for government operations....

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about veterans' issues, fighting ebola, and the priorities of the new Congress, in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview. It begins with Boozman sharing what he did on Veterans' Day...

Boozman on ebola, ISIS, and more

Oct 10, 2014

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talks about election issues, ebola fears, the fight against ISIS, and more in this month's visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the whole interview.

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) talked about the tense situations in Israel, Ukraine, and on the U.S. border, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the full interview.

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, international tensions, and the impact of the EPA's proposed carbon emission cuts. Click on the "Listen" link for the complete interview.

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.

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