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WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) was recently honored by the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) for his efforts to increase economic opportunity and reduce government regulation with the industry’s Thomas Jefferson Award.

“I’m honored to received this award for my commitment to improving economic growth and supporting job opportunities for hardworking Arkansans,” Boozman said. “I will continue to promote solutions that allow our economy to grow through free enterprise.”

“The foodservice distribution industry is pleased to thank Senator Boozman for supporting policies that will help our members grow their businesses,” said IFDA President and CEO Mark S. Allen. “Our industry still believes that Thomas Jefferson’s vision of a strong free enterprise system, with limited government involvement in the economy, is the path to prosperity. We appreciate Sen. Boozman’s support for our industry.”

The award is based on key votes determined by the association that are important to the foodservice distribution industry and the nationwide economy. During the first session of the 114th Congress, IFDA scored Senators on nine key votes including supporting the repeal of Obamacare, eliminating the death tax and stopping the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States rule.