Committee Assignments

Boozman serves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. This leadership position gives him a unique opportunity to shape the debates over how to address the many challenges facing our agricultural producers, modernize our nutrition programs and pursue policies that help rural America thrive, while continuing to work in a bipartisan manner to author, champion and get provisions critical to providing certainty and flexibility to agricultural producers signed into law. Learn what the senator is doing to support Arkansas agricultural producers here.
Boozman also serves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) Appropriations Subcommittee. As a member of the committee and a subcommittee leader, the senator allocates funding for veterans, military construction projects and secures federal resources to support Arkansas priorities. Learn more about Fiscal Year 2022 priorities.

As a member of the Senate Committe on Environment and Public Works (EPW), Boozman has advocated for improvements to our nation's infrastructure and supported legislation to strengthen roads, bridges and runways. He spearheaded legislative efforts to help communities of all sizes, in every state, secure loans to modernize critical water infrastructure with the innovative America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that was included as provision in the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that was signed into law. Click here to read more about the senator's efforts to improve broadband and strenthen our nation's infrastructure. 

The senator is a senior member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs where he has worked to expand benefits and opportunities for the men and women who wore our nation's uniform and their families. He has played a leading role in eliminating barriers to Department of Veterans Affairs care to women veterans and has been instrumental in developing new methods to prevent veteran suicided. Then-Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie called Boozman's initiative to leverage veteran-serving non-profits and other community networks "key" to reducing the veteran suicide crisis. Boozman's initiative was included as a provision in the Commander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 that was signed into law in 2020. Click here to read more about Boozman's efforts in support of veterans. 

Additionally, John serves on the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission, is an independent U.S. Government agency created in 1976 to monitor and encourage compliance with the Helsinki Final Act and other OSCE commitments.