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...

Flashing Red, Kids Ahead
Flashing Red, Kids Ahead

Everyone has a responsibility to ensure students arrive at and from school safely. This includes being mindful of student safety when approaching scho...

JOINT STATEMENT FROM SENATE PRO TEMPORE HICKEY AND HOUSE SPEAKER SHEPHERD
JOINT STATEMENT FROM SENATE PRO TEMPORE HICKEY AND HOUSE SPEAKER SHEPHERD

NEWS RELEASE  JOINT STATEMENT FROM SENATE PRO TEMPORE HICKEY AND HOUSE SPEAKER SHEPHERD Little Rock, Arkansas (August 13, 2021) –Arkans...

State Agencies Committee discusses Redistricting
State Agencies Committee discusses Redistricting

The House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee met on Monday to begin the discussion on the redistricting process for Congressional distr...

93rd General Assembly convenes for Extraordinary Session
93rd General Assembly convenes for Extraordinary Session

This week, House members convened in the House Chamber for two orders of business.In accordance with ACT 403 of the Regular Session, the House convene...

2021 First Call to Extraordinary Session
2021 First Call to Extraordinary Session

The House will convene on Wednesday, August 4th at 10 am for an Extraordinary Session.You can read the Governor’s proclamation below:Governor Asa...