Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Arkansas Department of Health, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer.It is the most common form of cancer and the second leading ca...

House Passes Redistricting Legislation
House Passes Redistricting Legislation

This week, the House passed legislation outlining new boundaries for Arkansas’ four congressional districts.  HB1982 and SB743 are identical bill...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. That equates to more than 10 million women...

2021 Proposed Congressional Redistricting Maps
2021 Proposed Congressional Redistricting Maps

Find links to the proposed maps below.As a reminder, the Arkansas Board of Apportionment is responsible for redrawing the state senate and state repre...

Committee Reviews Redistricting Proposals
Committee Reviews Redistricting Proposals

PROPOSED MAPSHouse members are expected to return to the Capitol on Wednesday, September 29, to take up congressional redistricting.The Arkansas legis...

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

In the United States, someone dies by suicide approximately every 11.1 minutes, and in Arkansas, on average, every 16 hours.Suicide is the 2nd leading...

Congressional Redistricting Meetings Scheduled
Congressional Redistricting Meetings Scheduled

There are three legislative meetings scheduled this month to review proposals for congressional redistricting.Arkansans are welcome to attend these me...

National Rice Month
National Rice Month

Rice is grown in over 40 Arkansas counties. The crop contributes billions to the state’s economy and accounts for approximately 25,000 jobs, crucial t...

Labor Day 2021
Labor Day 2021

The State of Arkansas will observe Labor Day as an official state holiday on Monday, September 6th, 2021.  State Capitol offices and state buildi...

Reimagine Arkansas Workforce Project
Reimagine Arkansas Workforce Project

This week, the Arkansas Legislative Council Higher Education Subcommittee reviewed details of a new program designed to benefit Arkansans who have bee...