Rick Crawford

Type: Person
Name: Rick Crawford
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Washington Digest - Senate deadlocks on bill to negate Hobby Lobby ruling

WASHINGTON — A bid by Democrats to negate the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case on insurance coverage for birth control was blocked in the U.S. Senate last week.Republicans banded to oppose a bill that would have re-established an employer’s ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Crawford Cites 'Significant Ambiguity' in Proposed 'Waters of the U.S.' Rule

Following a House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee mark-up Wednesday over the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Waters of the United States rule, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1) expressed his concerns with EPA's attempts to broaden ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cotton Outraises Pryor In Second Quarter

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tom Cotton raised nearly $2.15 million during the second quarter of the year outpacing Sen. Mark Pryor who raised nearly $1.48 million over the same period.Despite the strong quarter, Cotton ended June trailing Pryor in cash on hand ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Crawford: Highway Bill Boosts Long Term Certainty

Following Tuesday's 367 to 55 House passage of H.R. 5021, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford (AR-1) said the legislation allows Congress to work on an improved, long-term bill.Crawford said Congress had an immediate ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

House approves short-term highway fund fix; Arkansas puts five more projects on hold

WASHINGTON — The House on Tuesday approved adding $10.8 billion to the Federal Highway Trust Fund to keep it solvent through next May amid growing concerns from states over how road and bridge projects would be financed.Arkansas Highways and Transportation ... [Published Arkansas News Bureau - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

Arkansas Delegation Requests Disaster Assistance for State's Farmers, Ranchers (7/8/14)

WASHINGTON, July 8 -- The office of Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., issued the following news release:U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Tension Runs High at Brinkley Flood Meeting

BRINKLEY, AR-It was question, after question as people pilled into the Brinkley convention center Monday afternoon.What they were looking were answers for their concerns after 10 inches of rain flooded the town of Brinkley and most of Monroe county last ... [Published KARK TV - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Aid requested as Arkansas flooding continues

- KATV - Breaking News, Weather and Razorback SportsAid requested as Arkansas flooding continuesBRINKLEY (KATV)--More than two feet of water still surrounds homes and crop lands in eastern Arkansas, a week after heavy flooding began there.Earlier today ... [Published KATV - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Crawford visits NE Arkansas touristm sites

Rep. Rick Crawford spent Wednesday and Thursday making his way through some of the 1st Congressional District's top tourism sites, including making a stop at the Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash as well as the Johnny Cash Museum in Dyess (pictured).Crawford ... [Published Blytheville Courier News - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Feds delay decision of endangered bats

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday delayed for six months making a final call on whether to place the northern long-eared bat on the endangered species list.The federal agency had proposed last October to put the bat on the list but now wants ... [Published Advance Monticellonian - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Subcommittee Examines Credit Availability for Agricultural Producers

WASHINGTON, June 25 -- The House Agriculture Committee issued the following news release: Today, Rep. Eric A. "Rick" Crawford, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee's Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit held a public hearing ... [Published Town Hall - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Farm Credit System Draws Complaints From Community Banks

WASHINGTON — Independent community bankers complained Wednesday that they are struggling to compete with the Farm Credit System as the government-sponsored enterprise strays from its core mission as a reliable source of credit for farmers and rancher ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jun 25 2014]

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"This issue is yet another example of the Executive Branch overstepping its authority and necessitates further discussion," Crawford said. "there is significant ambiguity about how this proposed rule is worded, as it will likely result in the regulation of bodies of water that currently are not, such as rice fields and agriculture water retention ponds."
...on both sides of the aisle recognized the importance of having a solvent Trust Fund, while addressing it in a responsible manner," Crawford said. "if congress had failed to act, thousands of transportation projects - including 15 major projects in the first district - would have fallen to the wayside."
"on the fema side in particular we haven't had that designation or request for federal assistance" says Congressman Rick Crawford

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FDA, Brewmiester clink glasses - FLOTUS: distri... [Published Politico - 51 mins ago]
Washington Digest - Senate deadlocks on bill to... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 18 2014]
Crawford Cites 'Significant Ambiguity' in Propo... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
Cotton Outraises Pryor In Second Quarter [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 16 2014]
Crawford: Highway Bill Boosts Long Term Certainty [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
House approves short-term highway fund fix; Ark... [Published Arkansas News Bureau - Jul 16 2014]
House Passes Griffin Bill Honoring First Americ... [Published Noodls - Jul 15 2014]
NGA Adds Jones to Gov't Relations Staff [Published Progressive Grocer - Jul 11 2014]
Tull, prosecutor and plague survivor, dies at 65 [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 10 2014]
Arkansas Delegation Requests Disaster Assistanc... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 09 2014]
Rep. Gosar Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Protec... [Published Noodls - Jul 09 2014]
Arkansas Seeks Federal Disaster Aid For 10 Coun... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jul 08 2014]
Federal Help Sought for Arkansas Farmers, Ranch... [Published KARK TV - Jul 08 2014]
Tension Runs High at Brinkley Flood Meeting [Published KARK TV - Jul 08 2014]
Aid requested as Arkansas flooding continues [Published KATV - Jul 08 2014]
Brinkley Farmers Wanting Answers After Flooding... [Published KARK TV - Jul 08 2014]
Rep. Crawford visits NE Arkansas touristm sites [Published Blytheville Courier News - Jul 03 2014]
Expanding economic opportunity [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - Jun 28 2014]
Farm Credit Remains Strong, Vital Credit Source... [Published Noodls - Jun 28 2014]
Farm Credit Remains Strong, Vital Credit Source... [Published Noodls - Jun 28 2014]
Feds delay decision of endangered bats [Published Advance Monticellonian - Jun 26 2014]
Subcommittee Examines Credit Availability for A... [Published Town Hall - Jun 26 2014]
Subcommittee Examines Credit Availability for A... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 26 2014]
Farm Credit System Draws Complaints From Commun... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jun 25 2014]
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Thaler writes agricultural panel on MBL, RBC [Published NAFCU - Jun 25 2014]
Feds Delay Decision To Place Bat On Endangered ... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jun 24 2014]
Obamacare waves reach shores of local hospitals [Published Blytheville Courier News - Jun 22 2014]
Washington Digest - House declines to put its f... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jun 21 2014]
House OKs Defense Bill With Cotton’s Gitmo Amen... [Published Southwest Times Record - Jun 20 2014]
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