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Boozman discusses issues for 2014

Jan 14, 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.

Boozman Discusses The Shutdown

Oct 3, 2013

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) discussed several of the issues related to the partial shutdown of the federal government in his monthly visit with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview.

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....

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.

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.

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.

Pryor talks with KASU while on the road

Aug 20, 2013

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.

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.

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.

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.

Boozman on NSA, Syria, Farm Bill and more

Jun 18, 2013

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.

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.

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.

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.

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) 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.

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) talks with KASU's Mark Smith. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the interview.

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.

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.

Boozman talks budget, spending, health care

Mar 25, 2013

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 KASU. Click on the "Listen" link for the entire interview.

Pryor on budget, sequester cuts

Mar 14, 2013

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.

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...

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...

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.

U.S. Senator Mark Pryor (D-AR) discussed the fiscal matters facing the new Congress, the new gun law proposals, and his support for building the Keystone XL pipeline, in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview...

U.S. Representative Rick Crawford (R-AR) took issue with the vision for America that the President outlined in his second Inaugural Address. He also discussed spending control, gun laws, abortion and more in his monthly visit with KASU. Click on the "Listen" link to hear the entire interview...

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