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Committed To Protecting Our Children

May 29, 2016 5:05am

As a father to three daughters and grandfather two granddaughters, I believe that protecting our children needs to be a priority. This includes improving laws to bring justice to children...

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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...

Delivering Help To Veterans Living With Mental Illness

Jan 23, 2015 4:41pm

Imagine answering the phone and the voice on the other end is a doctor telling you that your child is receiving medical attention at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health facility to treat...

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...

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