Showing posts from August, 2008

Pryor Conducts Town Hall Meeting at UACCM

The Koontz Room in the Business Technology Center on the campus of the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton was the site for a “town hall” meeting conducted on August 11 by U.S. Senator Mark Pryor. A crowd of over 50 individuals attended the meeting, which was scheduled as a way to for local residents to address their concerns and solutions for issues confronting the area and the nation. Senator Pryor addresses the crowd Pryor shared with the crowd what he is doing to represent Arkansas in the Senate on topics ranging from national defense to the State’s natural resources. Pryor said that Conway County has received approximately $522,000 in appropriations this year, including money for restoration of the historic post office, law enforcement technical support, and updates to the local airport. Senator Pryor discusses fuel prices Oil and energy concerns topped the list of issues discussed, which also included the Iraq war, rising gas prices, the cost o