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Official State Holiday Bulletin
Official State Holiday Bulletin

The State of Arkansas will observe George Washington's Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day as an official state holiday on Monday, February 18, 2019....

Week 5 of 2019 Regular Session
Week 5 of 2019 Regular Session

More than 140 bills have been signed into law during this session.There are hundreds of bills still to be heard in committee and we expect many more t...

Daily Summary for February 14, 2019
Daily Summary for February 14, 2019

In a vote of 82-14 with 2 members voting present, the House passed SB211. This bill cuts the top tax rate from 6.9 to 6.6 percent on Jan. 1, 2020. It...

Daily Summary for February 13, 2019
Daily Summary for February 13, 2019

The House State Agencies Committee advanced HB1402. This bill requires special elections to be held with the preferential primary or the general elect...

Daily Summary for February 12, 2019
Daily Summary for February 12, 2019

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee advanced SB211 this morning. This bill cuts the top tax rate from 6.9 to 6.6 percent on Jan. 1, 2020. It decr...

Daily Summary for February 11, 2019
Daily Summary for February 11, 2019

In a vote of 96-0, the House passed HB1302, An Act to Create the Red Tape Reduction Collective Rulemaking Act of 2019. This bill creates a process by...

Week 4 of 2019 Regular Session
Week 4 of 2019 Regular Session

This week, the House voted overwhelmingly to raise teacher salaries, increase a tax credit, and increase fines for distracted driving in school zones....

Daily Summary for February 7, 2019
Daily Summary for February 7, 2019

With a vote of 91-0, the House passed a bill titled the Teacher Salary Enhancement Act.  HB1145 brings the minimum starting teacher salary from $...

Daily Summary for February 6, 2019
Daily Summary for February 6, 2019

In a vote of 95-0, the full House voted in favor of HB1296.  This prohibits and occupational licensing board from revoking licenses specifically...

Black History Month 2019
Black History Month 2019

The first African-Americans to serve in the Arkansas House of Representatives were William H. Grey, James T. White, Anderson Louis Rush, Richard R. Sa...

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