Dr. Boozman's Check-up

Jonesboro – U.S. Senator John Boozman toured Northeast Arkansas and heard from business owners, service organizations and veterans program organizers how federal laws, rules and regulations are impacting their growth and services.

Boozman, toured the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas. The facility opened in 2013 and serves more than 90 nonprofit agencies in 12 counties in the region. As a member of the Congressional Hunger Caucus, Boozman is committed to promoting public-private partnerships to combat hunger and food insecurity.

Boozman also toured Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc. Hytrol designs and manufactures some of the most advanced conveyor systems in the material handling industry. In 1962 the company relocated to Jonesboro and today it employs more than 700 people.

The Senator discussed Second Amendment issues at the Black Iron Shooting Range with the owners, including the recent attempt by the Obama Administration to reclassify common rifle ammunition as “armor-piercing.”

As a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, Boozman is committed to providing our veterans with the benefits and services they earned for their service to our country. Boozman toured ASU’s Beck Pride Center to discuss veteran issues including legislation introduced and passed by Congress to improve VA mental health services and the VA’s recent expanded eligibility for veterans to qualify for the Choice Act.

Learn more about his visit:

Jonesboro Sun - Boozman discusses Iran, gun rights (subscription required) 

Talk Business & Politics - Sen. Boozman Tours Hytrol Factory In Jonesboro

The Paul Harrell Program John Boozman interview 4-8-15