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Washington news in brief

updated: 07/22/2017 3:23 a.m. Discuss

Cotton still unsure on health bill effort

Arkansan tells of life with little water

posted: 07/22/2017 4:27 a.m. Comment 1

WASHINGTON -- Life is "strenuous and stressful" when you don't have running water, Benton County resident Mike Frazee told lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Thursday. He described the challenges people face when they don't have a well and their homes aren't connected to municipal waterlines.

Trump extols Arkansas Pearl Harbor hero

posted: 07/22/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump welcomed three Pearl Harbor survivors to the White House on Friday, including two who are alive today because of an Arkansas man's heroism.

PEARL HARBOR RESCUE: Arkansan's heroics to get due in D.C.; toss to sinking Arizona saved 6 lives

posted: 07/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

On Dec. 7, 1941, with Japanese bombs falling and American ships ablaze, Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Joe George was ordered to cut the lines that moored the USS Vestal to the USS Arizona.

9 Arkansans arrested at U.S. Capitol; senators’ offices scene of protests over efforts to repeal health law

posted: 07/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 6

Arkansans flooded into the offices of U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton on Wednesday, urging the Republican lawmakers to preserve the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Arkansas' two senators say repeal health law now, replace later

posted: 07/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 39

Congress should repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act now and come up with a replacement later, Arkansas' two U.S. senators said Tuesday.

Arkansas U.S. House members reports donors; $579,941 raised by congressmen

posted: 07/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman had the strongest fundraising quarter of any House member from Arkansas, according to campaign finance reports.

Jonesboro's Hytrol at Trump fete

posted: 07/18/2017 2:03 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- When White House officials were looking for American-made success stories, they called up Jonesboro-based Hytrol.

Washington news in brief

updated: 07/16/2017 4:09 a.m. Discuss

Gulf War memorial's plan studied in D.C.

Health activists get Cotton's ear

posted: 07/16/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

Hoping to highlight her opposition to Republican health care legislation, Arkansas activist Harrie Farrow tried two different approaches.






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