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Senator Boozman joined his colleagues Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Senator Christopher Coons (D-Del.) in a colloquy about legislation they introduced to promote trade with Africa.

President Obama’s most recent budget proposal would close six Agriculture Research Service (ARS) laboratories including the Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center in Booneville. The President’s proposal redirects the money from these research centers to increase spending on other programs.

Today I encouraged Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to look at the facility and reexamine the research important research being done at the laboratory.

Senator Boozman, a member of the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee listened to a legislative presentation by commanders from the the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). He thanked all veterans and pledged to offer his assistance to help them receive the benefits they deserve.

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) introduced two Arkansans who testified at today’s Senate Agriculture Committee hearing exploring how U.S. policy can assist the development of local markets for farmers.

Jody Hardin, a fifth-generation family farmer from Grady and Ronald McCormick, Senior Director of Sustainable Agriculture at Walmart offered their unique insights on marketing crops locally to the Committee members as part of the second panel of witnesses for the “Hearing on Healthy Food Initiatives, Local Production, and Nutrition.”

 

Boozman Defends Religious Freedom

Supports Blunt Amendment

Feb 29 2012

Senator Boozman spoke on the Senate floor in support of the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act, legislation introduced as amendment by Sen Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) to the Highway Bill. The Senate will vote on the amendment on Thursday.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) complimented Senate leaders for taking steps to try to enact all the appropriations bills and committing his support to accomplishing this, in a speech on the Senate floor.

“The American people are tired of the finger pointing that has stalled much of the work they sent us here to do, but I’m hopeful we are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. That starts with trying to enact all appropriations bills through a regular process this year,” Boozman said in his speech.

Boozman joined the bipartisan effort on the Senate floor highlighting the need for regular order in the chamber and trying to enact the appropriations bills as a good example.

Senator Boozman answers questions about the Joint Congressional Committee or what is more commonly referred to as the Supercommittee, the No Child Left Behind Reauthorization and Social Security in this edition of "From the Mailbag."