Nov 15 2019
To reaffirm our nation’s commitment to recycling and to underscore the importance of recycling to our economy and the environment, the Senate unanimously approved a resolution introduced by U.S. Senators Tom Carper (D-DE) and John Boozman (R-AR) that recognizes November 15, 2019 as “America Recycles Day.”
Boozman and Carper are co-chairs of the Senate Recycling Caucus. The senators encouraged their colleagues and all Americans to remember the importance of recycling.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) delivered this speech on the Senate floor about the ongoing efforts to break the cycle of opioid addiction.
Veterans are particularly vulnerable to mental health struggles which, when untreated, can lead to increased risk of suicide. They suffer a disproportionately higher rate of suicide compared to the general population. Congress is actively engaged in fighting this public health crisis. In this floor speech Senator John Boozman (R-AR) advocated for legislation that can give hope to veterans at risk of suicide: