Cotton Asks for Prayers from House Floor

Published 04/30 2014 04:45AM

Updated 04/30 2014 09:05AM

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Tom Cotton (R) spoke on the House Floor Tuesday urging Americans to lift Arkansas up in their prayers as they recover from the storms that devastated much of Central Arkansas on Sunday evening.

Today, I ask the members of this House and all Americans to lift up Arkansas in their prayers as we recover from the storms that devastated much of Central Arkansas on Sunday evening. 15 people lost their lives in these storms and many more saw their homes and neighborhoods destroyed. The communities of Mayflower and Vilonia—once vibrant, thriving towns—were hit particularly hard. 
 
I want to thank the first responders and all those on the ground in Arkansas who continue to assist with rescue and recovery operations. We are deeply grateful for your service. I know my sorrow and grief for the devastation and loss of life is shared by all Arkansans and all Americans.
 
We have a long road ahead of us, but Arkansans are a tough, hard-working people and together we will come out stronger.

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