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Federal assistance is being offered to help Arkansas communities rebuild infrastructure to higher, more disaster-resistant standards and state officials are encouraging local governments to take advantage of that funding
Federal officials today estimated more than $11.7 million in disaster assistance will help fund local governments’ recovery from this winter’s severe storms and flooding.
Aid is still available to residents of Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Faulkner, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee, Little River, Perry, Sebastian and Sevier counties who suffered disaster-related damage. They are encouraged to register for assistance with FEMA before the April 5, 2016 deadline.
A joint federal/state disaster recovery center is open in Jackson County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding Dec. 26, 2015 – Jan. 22, 2016.
Joint federal/state disaster recovery centers will open Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Jackson and Little River counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding Dec. 26, 2015 – Jan. 22, 2016
Congressman French Hill (AR-02) introduced H.R. 4620, the Preserving Access to CRE Capital Act of 2016. H.R. 4620 modifies Dodd-Frank’s risk retention requirements for prudently underwritten, low-risk commercial real estate loans, the current Dodd-Frank rules are set to take effect in December 2016.
Effective today, hours are changing at two mobile disaster recovery centers serving those whose homes or businesses were affected by the late December – January storms.
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Thursday (Feb. 11) in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to temporarily block the Obama Administration’s greenhouse gas emissions rules on power plant
Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay, stopping the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) implementation of the Clean Power Plan
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, issued the following statement Tuesday (Feb. 9) after the release of President Barack Obama’s proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the Environmental Protection Agency’s so-called Clean Power Plan.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge along with 49 other states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reached a $470 million joint state-federal settlement today with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses.
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) issued the following statement Friday (Jan. 15) in response to the Obama Administration’s plan to halt new coal leaseson federally-owned property
Today, after the House passed S.J.Res. 22, A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, Congressman French Hill (AR-02) released the following statement:
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