Senator Boozman is the chairman of the Financial Services and General Government Committee on Appropriations. Committee members heard testimony to review the budget request of the Federal Judiciary. This is Boozman's opening statement.
The "Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act" can save lives. It can restore dignity to the victims of these heinous crimes. It can help end modern day slavery. Yet, Senate Democrats continue to block consideration of the bill over standard language they have admitted was in the bill all along. I took to the Senate floor to urge my colleagues to drop their manufactured outrage and stand with the victims by passing this bill.

Hot Springs city leaders including Mayor Ruth Carney are participating in the National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C.

Hot Springs representatives met with members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation during their visit including Sen. Boozman.

The group discussed issues important to the community including the future drinking water supply of Hot Springs and the region.

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) questions Rabbi David Saperstein, the State Department’s Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, about why the Obama Administration refuses to state that atrocities committed by ISIS as a part of the group's ongoing, systematic religious persecution of Christians and Jews.
Senator Boozman welcomed representatives of Monticello's Twenty for the Future to his Washington office. Bennie Ryburn III, President of the Monticello Economic Development Commission; Zack Tucker, Monticello Mayor; Jay Jones, Interim Chancellor, University of Arkansas at Monticello and Nita McDaniel, Executive Director of Monticello Economic Development Commission met with Boozman and his staff about the priorities and initiatives the community is working on to improve its ability to attract job creators to the region.
Veterans Service Organizations share their priorities with Congress and the needs of their members. Senator Boozman met with Arkansas members of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Disabled American Veterans as national commanders testified before the Senate and House Veterans' Affairs Committees.
Senator John Boozman questioned Secretary of State John Kerry about advances of ISIS and concerns about the Palestinian Authority's (PA) request to join the International Criminal Court.

Members of the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce met with Senator Boozman and his staff during a visit to Washington, D.C. in February. Chamber officials say this annual visit of its members to the nation's capital is important to progress and regional development.