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Preparing For Spring Travel

Feb 06, 2016 6:04am

Exploring new sites in Arkansas or abroad is a great opportunity to meet new people and learn about the world. I believe that you change the world through personal relationships and traveling is...

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Smart911 Profile Can Save Lives

Jan 19, 2015 4:30pm

We live in an era when privacy is difficult to maintain. Even things we want to remain hidden – bank accounts, Social Security numbers, where we store our valuables – are at risk because of...

Mr. President, Work With Congress

Jan 16, 2015 5:48pm

The State of the Union, the constitutionally mandated presidential address, is typically delivered to Congress at the beginning of the year. While today’s method of delivery is a speech before a...

Hire More Heroes

Jan 09, 2015 5:03pm

In the last session of Congress, a number of pro-growth, job-creating bills were approved by the U.S. House of Representatives only to die a slow death on then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s...

The Costs Of Minimum Wage

Dec 23, 2014 2:59pm

In the recent election, the Arkansas Minimum Wage Initiative, or Issue 5, passed to raise the current state minimum wage to $7.50 per hour on Jan. 1, 2015, to $8 per hour on Jan. 1, 2016, and to $...

2014 Wrap-Up And Previewing 2015

Dec 22, 2014 2:07pm

As we prepare to kick-off 2015 and the excitement and promise of a New Year, it’s important to look back at what we’ve accomplished. I want to highlight some of the work we’ve done, recognize some...

Keystone A Jumpstart For Economy

Dec 19, 2014 4:15pm

In a recent survey sent to more than 30,000 Arkansans, I asked what issues the new majority in the Senate should focus on in the upcoming 114th Congress. Participants told me that one of their top...

Tis The Season To Shop Safely

Dec 12, 2014 1:45pm

The days of driving to the store and waiting in line to buy the perfect Christmas present are fading. In today’s world of e-commerce, we rely more on the Internet to cross off our Christmas lists...

Survey Says …

Dec 05, 2014 12:00pm

If you subscribe to my email newsletter, you know that I asked Arkansans what issues need to be a priority in the 114th Congress. The results are in and I want to share them with you.

The...

Immigration Executive Order Is Presidential Overreach

Nov 28, 2014 4:53pm

After months of threatening to act unilaterally, President Obama has announced his plans to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants through executive order.

His plan is misguided and...

Support Small Business: Shop Locally

Nov 21, 2014 12:36pm

Christmas commercials are a reminder that the holiday season is here. If your list of things to do looks my wife Cathy’s, it includes putting up decorations, baking and shopping. As we look for...

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