We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.Read More
Meetings for December 1, 2015
Advanced Communications and Information Technology meets at 10:00AM in Southwest Power Pool, 201 Worthen Drive Little Rock.
Rural Fire Departments Study Committee meets at 1:00PM in Room A, MAC.
Education Committee-House & Senate meet at 1:15PM in First Ward Alternative School, 1300 East 5th Ave. Pine Bluff.
Broadband Initiative Begins
Arkansas House Speaker Jeremy Gillam and Senate President Pro-Tem Jonathan Dismang issued a challenge to the Joint Committee for Advanced Communication and Information Technology to make certain every Arkansan has access to affordable high-speed broadband internet.
“It is time to step up our game,” said Speaker Gillam. “Every home, every business, every school must have appropriate access.”Read More
2016 Fiscal Session Important Dates
February 1: Official General Revenue Forecast.
March 8: Budget Hearings start in Big Mac Room A/ Executive Balanced Budget.
March 14: Appropriation Bills and Identical Resolutions may be pre-filed.
April 13: Fiscal Session Starts.
April 13: Deadline for filing Identical Resolutions for Non-Appropriation bills.
April 27: Bill filing deadline for Appropriation bills and Non-Appropriation bills for which an Identical Resolution has been approved.
May 12: Last Day of Fiscal Session, which is 30 days, unless extended 15 days by a 3/4 vote.
May 27: Days from the start of Session which is the longest a Fiscal Session may last if extended.
Health Care Reform Report Released
The Health Care Reform Task Force is now reviewing a consultant's report concerning the future of health care in Arkansas.
You can find the report on the "Read More" link below.Read More
Find Your Representative
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The House Video Library has both live and archived videos from committee meetings and house sessions. View Video Library