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Highway Trust Fund Can Be Fixed With Common Sense, Priorities

May 22, 2015 5:05am

If you could direct your federal tax dollars to one of three expenditures below, which one would you choose?

1. Using federal tax revenue to pay state and local sales taxes.

2. Pay 100...

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Arkansas Loses A Leader

Apr 04, 2015 12:45pm

Arkansas recently lost a leader. John Paul Hammerschmidt, a man who dramatically reshaped Arkansas in his twenty-six years of service as a Congressman from the 3rd District, passed away.

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Ensuring The First Line Of Defense Against Waste, Fraud And Abuse

Mar 28, 2015 10:47am

When former Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn served in Congress, he released an annual list of wasteful government spending. His ‘Wastebook’ outlined ridiculous projects taxpayer dollars funded. He was...

Protecting Second Amendment Rights

Mar 20, 2015 5:12pm

Earlier this month, I introduced the Veterans Heritage Firearms Act of 2015. I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you a little bit more about this bill and my efforts to protect Arkansans...

Letter Strom-Pyle

Mar 17, 2015 10:48am

Let me begin by saying a huge Thank You to Dixie Trowbridge, Jennifer Trowbridge, and a host of other volunteers, including Dianne Hall, Francis Rothwein, and Amanda Kaplan, for all you do to care...

It’s Save Your Vision Month

Mar 13, 2015 4:14pm

The Western Arkansas Vision Education Foundation is hosting its 21st Annual Spring Optometric Physician Education Conference this month and I’ll be there to deliver an update on health care issues...

Thanks Booneville

Mar 11, 2015 9:08am

Thank you for supporting your library by buying cookies and cakes and candy at the Friends of the Library bake sale on Valentine’s Day. (A special thank you to the businesses who let us advertise...

Letter Bowen

Mar 11, 2015 9:07am

Dear Booneville Chamber of Commerce and Development Corporation:

What an HONOR!!!

I feel so unworthy for all that Hoopla!!

But words cannot express how humbly grateful and...

Stand With Israel

Mar 06, 2015 5:42pm

I recently gathered in the chamber of House of Representatives with my Senate colleagues to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington. Members of Congress from both parties...

Mrs. Ivy

Feb 13, 2015 4:13pm

LITTLE ROCK — Let me talk about the importance of education.

One of the keys to a good education is a dedicated teacher. The right teacher makes a difference in your life every day — long...

The Problems With The President’s National Security Strategy

Feb 13, 2015 4:06pm

Earlier this month, a pilot in the Royal Jordanian Air Force was burned alive by radical Islamists.

That same week, the President released his National Security Strategy. While the...

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