Advisory: Hill to Team up with Banks, Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas

Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will join representatives from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas for a “wall-raising” event and check presentation at 8:15 a.m. Friday, August 12 at 29 Purdue Circle in Little Rock, Arkansas. The media is encouraged to attend.

Womack Supports Homebuyers Assistance Act

Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after supporting House passage of H.R. 3192, the Homebuyers Assistance Act, which provides temporary regulatory relief from the Truth in Lending Act (TILA)-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule by establishing a hold-harmless period lasting until February 1, 2016

Westerman Responds to Reports of Possible White Bluff Coal Power Plant Shutdown

Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-Hot Springs) issued the following statement in response to reports Entergy Arkansas has proposed a possible shutdown of coal operations at the White Bluff Electric Station in Jefferson County by 2028

Arkansas Delegation Introduces APPROVAL Act in House

Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) – along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), French Hill (AR-2), and Bruce Westerman (AR-4) – yesterday introduced H.R. 3062, a bill to grant a state the right to approve or reject an electric transmission project prior to the federal government’s execution of newfound authority to take private property

Boozman, Hill Request Investigation into Little Rock VA Solar Panels Activation Failure

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) urged the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General (VAIOG) to evaluate the planning process for renewable energy programs, like the solar panels at the Little Rock Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), to ensure these taxpayer funded projects are able to work once constructed



Couple Sent to Prison for Scheme to Steal HUD Funds Intended...

Patrick C. Harris, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Tracey D. Montaño, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation Division, and Phyllis G. Robinson, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)—Office of Inspector General, announced today that Chief United States District Judge Brian S. Miller sentenced Rhonda Williams, 50, and her husband, Gary Williams, 59, both of Des Arc, Arkansas, to prison for their role in a scheme to steal money intended for use by the Cotton Plant Housing Authority