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U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) along with Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) today announced that Mountain Top Public Water Authority in Heber Springs is the recipient of a $114,000 grant and $243,000 loan to extend water service to new users. Campbell Station will receive a $5,000 grant to begin correcting problems with its wastewater lift station and pumps
Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin is leading a six-member delegation to Ghana for a two-week trip to explore opportunities for economic development and trade. The Sister Cities organization, who has sponsored this trip, is hosting the forum; Sister Cities is a global partner managing the relationship between the Ghana Region of Africa and the Arkansas Delta Region.
Governor Asa Hutchinson has announced Bear Chaney as the new Director of the Arkansas Assessment Coordination Department.
U.S. Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Jon Tester (D-MT), members of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, introduced legislation to fight veteran homelessness by reauthorizing current programs and clarifying qualifications for existing housing assistance benefits.
U.S. Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman, along with Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-2), today announced that St. Francis House received a grant for $183,750 from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to continue providing services for chronically mentally ill homeless veterans in Little Rock
Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs included Arkansas on its FY2014 Priority Group 1 List of pending State Veteran Home Construction Grant Projects
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today announced that eight community colleges in Arkansas will receive a total of $10.5 million to expand education and career training programs for high-skill fields, such as advanced manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). This funding comes from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant Program, which was authorized by the stimulus bill
Second quarter 2013 house prices continued to rise modestly while the number of seriously delinquent mortgages fell across the seven states that comprise the Federal Reserve's Eighth District compared with the same time last year, according to the St. Louis Fed’s latest Housing Market Conditions report.
On March 28, Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe signed into law a measure that sets up one of the strongest home visiting systems in the country by ensuring investments are directed to programs that are proven to achieve successful results for children and families. The act, which was approved unanimously in both the senate and the house, also requires that home visiting programs track and measure outcomes such as improvements in maternal and infant health, family self-sufficiency and school readiness
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is approving the State of Arkansas’ program for permitting new and modified facilities that emit significant amounts of greenhouse gas pollution (GHG) into the air. The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) worked closely with EPA to develop a state program to replace the existing federal program and submitted it for EPA review in November
Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas; Christopher A. Henry, IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge for the Nashville Field Office; and Randall C. Coleman, FBI Special Agent in Charge, announced today that Brandon L. Barber, age 37, of New York, and four other men were charged with federal crimes stemming from schemes to defraud involving several Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions and Barber’s bankruptcy case.
U.S. Senator Mark Pryor today announced Arkansas homeowners may now be eligible to participate in a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot program that would allow them to refinance their mortgages and save hundreds of dollars a month. In November 2012, Pryor wrote to the USDA Rural Housing Service urging them to include Arkansas in the program
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today reminded Arkansans who are eligible for one-time payments from the National Mortgage Settlement that Friday, Jan. 18, is the deadline to file claims to receive those payments
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel highlighted the benefits of the national mortgage settlement during a roundtable discussion with U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and Tennessee Attorney General Robert Cooper Jr. today in Memphis.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas has joined other states and the federal government in a landmark multibillion dollar settlement with five of the nation's largest banks over allegations of fraud and abuse within the mortgage servicing industry