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  • Womack, Arkansas Delegation Urge Hospital Eligibility Expansion for Coronavirus Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on August 7, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—August 7, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today led a letter alongside U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—and Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, and Bruce Westerman—urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to amend eligibility thresholds when determining the high-impact payments through the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund to ensure hospitals who saw late surges in hospitalizations can qualify to receive assistance. In part, the members wrote, ... Read more

  • Arkansas Receives $8.2 Million in CARES Act Funding to Support Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—August 6, 2020….Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $8.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to small businesses and entrepreneurs that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic across Arkansas. “President Trump is working diligently every day to support our natio... Read more

  • Delegation Announces HUD Funding for Arkansas COVID-19 Assistance Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on August 6, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—August 6, 2020….U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack, and Bruce Westerman—announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded Arkansas Public Housing Agencies $3,458,460 in funding to support the prevention, preparation, and response to the coronavirus pandemic in public housing. “As Arkansas continues to combat the impacts of COVID-19, it is important to put resources in the hands o... Read more

  • Womack Statement on Partisan Appropriations Package
    Posted in Press Releases on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 31, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), a member of the House Appropriations Committee, released the below statement after voting against H.R. 7617, the second partisan appropriations package brought to the floor by House Democrats. The legislation, which breaches previously negotiated spending caps and includes controversial and non-germane provisions, has no chance of being signed into law as currently written: “No matter how House Democrats try to spin it, they are wast... Read more

  • From the Front: July 31, 2020
    Posted in From the Front Newsletters on July 31, 2020 | Preview rr

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  • Womack Supports Water Resources Development Act, Secures Wins for Arkansas
    Posted in Press Releases on July 29, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 29, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today joined the U.S House of Representatives in passing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2020. The bipartisan bill is comprised of Womack-supported provisions that will greatly benefit Arkansas, including the advancement of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) channel deepening project. The package also authorizes funding to improve ports and harbors, inland waterway navigation, flood and storm pr... Read more

  • Womack Travels to West Point for Summer Training, Visits with Arkansas Cadets
    Posted in Press Releases on July 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 27, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), Chairman of the West Point Board of Visitors, this past weekend traveled to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to observe cadet summer training (CST) and meet the newest class of young men and women who are embarking on their journey of service to our nation. During the trip, he witnessed a series of training exercises, analyzed academy curriculum, and discussed new safety procedures implemented due to COVID-19. Congressman Woma... Read more

  • Arkansas Lawmakers Announce $3.2 Million Grant for Rogers Airport
    Posted in Press Releases on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 24, 2020….Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3)—along with U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—today announced that Rogers Executive Airport will receive $3,214,278 in federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The investment will be used for infrastructure improvements, including taxilane and taxiway enhancements and repairs. The members said, “Local airports are a vital part of our communities, and this investment will improve safety and infrastructure ... Read more

  • From the Front: July 24, 2020
    Posted in From the Front Newsletters on July 24, 2020 | Preview rr

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  • Arkansas Economic Development Districts Awarded $3.2 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on July 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, DC—July 22, 2020….Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $3.2 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to eight EDA Economic Development District organizations across Arkansas to update economic development plans and fortify programs to assist communities in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Trump Administration is eager to allocate these essential CARES Act funds and delive... Read more

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