Committee hears report on Aggressive Driving in AR
Committee hears report on Aggressive Driving in AR

This week, a subcommittee of Arkansas Legislative Council that provides oversight for Arkansas Game and Fish and Arkansas State Police heard from Arka...

Sales Tax Holiday
Sales Tax Holiday

This week, we want to remind you about the upcoming Arkansas Sales Tax holiday. This year, the event will begin at 12:01 am on Saturday, August 7, and...

Arkansas Watermelons, A Crop Worth Celebrating
Arkansas Watermelons, A Crop Worth Celebrating

Arkansans know that no summer barbecue is complete without fresh watermelon. Our state may not be the largest producer of watermelon, but Arkansas com...

New Fiscal Year
New Fiscal Year

Arkansas started a new fiscal year this week, and final reports for the previous year give us an optimistic outlook about the future of our economy.Fi...

Independence Day 2021
Independence Day 2021

The State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings will be closed on Sunday, July 4, 2021, and Monday, July 5, 2021, to observe Independence Day.The St...

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Awareness Month

There are currently 58,000 Arkansans who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It is estimated that 67,000 will be diagnosed by 2025.June is Alzheimer...

A Review and Forward Look at Arkansas Waterways
A Review and Forward Look at Arkansas Waterways

This week, the Arkansas Legislative Council Highway Commission Review and Advisory Subcommittee reviewed a presentation regarding Arkansas’ inland wat...

Scholarship Deadline Approaching
Scholarship Deadline Approaching

This week, we would like to remind families of an upcoming scholarship deadline.July 1 is the deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Sc...

Tourism in Arkansas
Tourism in Arkansas

Tourism in Arkansas is making a big comeback.  While the pandemic severely impacted the industry in 2020, there are signs that tourism is rebound...

Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day 2021

Directly behind the Capitol stands a monument honoring those Arkansas families who sacrificed more than most.The Gold Star Family Memorial Monument re...