Farm Bill

Politics
8:57 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Boozman talks Farm Bill, immigration, and other issues

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.

Politics
8:56 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Boozman discusses issues for 2014

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.

Politics
9:08 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Crawford discusses defunding the Health Care law, cutting SNAP



U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talked about the House Republican proposal to cut funding and reform the Food Stamp program, and the effort to defund the Affordable Care Act during his monthly visit with KASU's Mark Smith....

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Politics
8:42 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Crawford talks border security, the Farm Bill and more on KASU

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.

Politics
8:49 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Boozman starts Ag Tour, talks issues with KASU

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.

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Politics
8:48 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Pryor talks with KASU while on the road

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) is traveling the state during the August recess, and stopped to visit with KASU by phone. He discussed job creation, the health care law, Head Start, and the Farm Bill. Click on the Listen link to hear the entire interview.

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Politics
8:46 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Pryor on NSA, Farm Bill, Postal Service and more

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.

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Politics
8:55 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Boozman talks Farm Bill, health care, and economy

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.

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Politics
8:52 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Crawford on Farm Bill, Blueway, and Health Care

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.

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Politics
8:45 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Boozman on NSA, Syria, Farm Bill and more

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.

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Politics
8:58 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Pryor on NSA scandal, immigration, Farm Bill

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.

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Politics
8:44 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Crawford on budget, disaster aid, Farm Bill and more

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.

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Politics
8:50 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Crawford on budget bills, sequester, Farm Bill

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...

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Politics
9:03 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Crawford discusses "fiscal cliff," Farm Bill, school nutrition and more on KASU

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talked about the "fiscal cliff" debate, what may happen with the Farm Bill, problems with the school nutrition program, and more in an interview with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

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KASU Congressional interviews
8:47 am
Tue September 25, 2012

Boozman talks world, farm, and veteran issues on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed global unrest, the need for a new Farm Bill, and his point of view on the veteran's jobs bill, in this month's interview with KASU.

KASU Congressional interview
10:26 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Crawford on rice, the Farm Bill, and more

In an interview with KASU, U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) discussed the safety of rice products and the need for a new Farm Bill. He also addressed the rejection of a veteran's jobs bill in the Senate, and talked about his campaign for re-election. Click on the link for the entire interview.

KASU News
7:53 am
Fri August 31, 2012

Congressman Rick Crawford talks about a Farm Bill

US Congressman Rick Crawford says quick work in needed on a farm bill. Crawford spoke to a crowd at Arkansas State University's and the University of Arkansas' 2012 Cotton Field Day at the Judd Hill Cooperative Research Station near Trumann.  Crawford says an extension is likely, since a farm bill is due September 30th.  KASU's Johnathan Reaves files this report.

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:48 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Emerson says drought is worst in decades

U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) says the ongoing drought conditions are catastrophic for many farmers, and Congress will likely pass a one-year extension of the current Farm Bill, with emergency assistance attached. The congresswoman discussed this issue and more in her monthly talk with KASU....

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:48 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Boozman talks Farm Bill, health care, tax cuts on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed the latest developments on the Farm Bill, the health care issue, and taxes, in his monthly visit with KASU....

KASU Congressional Interviews
9:37 am
Wed June 27, 2012

Boozman talks Farm Bill, health care, immigration and more on KASU

U.S. Senator John Boozman discussed the prospects for a new Farm Bill this year, the impending decision by the Supreme Court on the health care law, the recent Supreme Court decision on immigration, and more in this month's visit with KASU. Some of our radio listeners may have missed part of the interview due to a technical problem. We apologize, and offer the entire interview here....

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:45 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Emerson talks Farm Bill, health care on KASU

U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) discussed the impending Supreme Court decision on health care in her monthly interview on KASU. But first, she discussed the new Farm Bill working its way through Congress. Emerson says the Senate version of the bill is not fair to many Southern farmers....

 

News
8:45 am
Thu June 21, 2012

Pryor talks Farm Bill, clean air, health care on KASU

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed recent votes on the Farm Bill and clean air regulations, and the impending Supreme Court decision on the health care law, in this month's KASU interview. Click the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:53 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Emerson talks farms, post offices, veterans issues on KASU

U.S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) discussed farm issues and impending farm legislation, postal reform proposals, economic issues, veterans issues and Memorial Day, in this month's KASU interview. Click on the "Listen" link for the whole interview.

KASU News
10:41 am
Tue May 1, 2012

Congressional Interview with Senator John Boozman

The Farm Bill, closures of post offices and new rules from the National Labor Relations Board are all topics KASU's Mark Smith discussed with US Senator John Boozman during this month's congressional interviews.

KASU Congressional Interviews
8:45 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Crawford hosts Farm Bill hearing, announces military academy appointments

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) will host one of only four hearings to be held on the new Farm Bill. He discusses that hearing, and he also acknowledges some First District students who have been accepted to military academies, in this month's visit with KASU. Click "Listen" to hear the entire interview.