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Womack Statement on Passage of WRDA

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 8, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018. This bipartisan legislation authorizes funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects, allowing for improvements to the nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks and dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infras...

Arkansas Delegation Members Announce $5.8 Million FAA Grant for Airport Improvement

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U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressman Steve Womack, today announced that Rogers Executive Airport will receive $5.8 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to strengthen the airport’s runway at Carter Field. The project includes a full-depth runway keel reconstruction, mill and overlay of the existing asphalt pavement, installation of pavement underdrains...

Womack Votes for Five-Year Highway Funding Bill

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 22, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act: “This March, Arkansas was forced to shut down 56 planned construction projects across the state because Congress had not given the long-term certainty necessary for our states to adequately plan for the needs of o...

Womack Supports Long-term Highway Funding

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after the House passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act (H.R. 3763) as an amendment to the DRIVE Act (H.R. 22): “I am proud to support the passage of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act. This multi-year, paid-for surface transportation reauthorization – which makes meaningful refor...

Arkansas Delegation Announces $8.5 Million in FAA Grants for Airport Improvements

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U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton, along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman today announced that 13 Arkansas airports will receive $8.5 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to support facility upgrades and expansions. "Airports are important to growth and development in Arkansas communities. Investments to our infrastructure will...

Womack Takes Critical Votes for VA, Highways

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of the VA Accountability Act of 2015 (H.R. 1994) and the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 (H.R. 3236): “The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is continuing to make great strides to right unacceptable practices occurring at VA hospitals across the country. With ...

Womack Continues Call for Permanent Highway Funding Solution

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 3038, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II, which extends the programmatic and expenditure authority of the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) through December 18, 2015, and authorizes appropriations for federal-aid highway, highway safety, and public transportation programs: “We despera...

Arkansas Delegation Announces Over $6.5 Million for Airport Improvements

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U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton – along with Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), French Hill (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Bruce Westerman (AR-4) – today announced that 11 Arkansas airports have been awarded more than $6.5 million from the Department of Transportation to support facility upgrades and expansions. “Transportation infrastructure is vital for local commerce and private sect...

Womack Statement on Passage of Highway and Transportation Funding Act

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Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today released the following statement after House passage of H.R. 2353, the Highway and Transportation Funding Act: “Safe and reliable transportation infrastructure is essential for sustained economic growth in Arkansas, and I will continue to advocate for a long-term solution for our highways. Piecemeal funding is inadequate and unacceptable, but we mustn’t allow ...

Boozman, Cotton, Womack Announce Funding for Fort Smith Regional Airport Fire Fighting

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U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3) today announced that the Fort Smith Regional Airport will receive nearly $592,000 in grant money from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to be used for firefighting equipment. The $591,785 grant will be used to purchase a new 1,500 gallon Index B Aircraft Rescue and Fighting (ARFF) vehicle and four fire pro...

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