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Honoring Our Fallen Servicemembers

Memorial Day Message

May 25 2012

Senator Boozman thanks our military personnel, our veterans and their families for their selfless sacrifice.

'As we celebrate Memorial Day, we recognize the honor, commitment and bravery of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. We commemorate their service in ceremonies across the country and lay wreaths on the graves to honor the service and sacrifice of our fallen American servicemembers,' Boozman says in this Memorial Day message.

The Senate VA Committee held a hearing on the issue of Seamless Transition: Review of the Integrated Disability Evaluation System. Senator Boozman filled in for Ranking Member Richard Burr (R-NC) and delivered this opening statement.

As a member of the Senate Commerce Committee, Senator Boozman had the opporutnity to ask questions to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners. Senator Boozman is concerned about the access and the development of broadband in rural areas. You can listen to the questions and hear what Chairman Julius Genachowski said before the senate committee.

 

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) speaks in support of extending the reduced student loan interest rate in an economically responsible way while pursuing policies that create job opportunities for graduates.
U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) questions General Services Administration about the waste, fraud and abuse at the agency during a Senate EPW Committee hearing on the junket scandal.
During the week of the two-year anniversary of the enactment of the President's health care law, the Senate Republican Conference solicited questions on the law via Facebook and Twitter.  Watch as U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) & Rand Paul (R-KY) answer questions submitted via Twitter about how the law will affect the number and pay of doctors and nurses in the future and whether they believe there is a chance to repeal the law.
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.

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.”