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Bullying Prevention in Arkansas
Bullying Prevention in Arkansas

A 2017 study titled “Indicators of School Crime and Safety,” published by the United States Department of Justice and the United States Department of...

House Caucus will meet Friday, October 11, at NOON
House Caucus will meet Friday, October 11, at NOON

The House will meet in Caucus on Friday, October 11, 2019,  at noon to consider House Resolution 1079.VIEW CALENDAR

Flu Vaccines Available
Flu Vaccines Available

Last flu season, 113 influenza-related deaths were reported in Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), 71% of the adults who d...

Breast Cancer Awareness
Breast Cancer Awareness

In 2016 in Arkansas, a total of 2,226 women were diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and 400 women died from the disease.Other than skin cancer, bre...

Ending Domestic Violence in Arkansas
Ending Domestic Violence in Arkansas

In Arkansas, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men will be the victim of domestic abuse in their lifetime. In 2018, 44 Arkansas died as a result of domestic vio...

Counting Our Population
Counting Our Population

By April 1, 2020, each of you will receive an invitation to participate in the 2020 Census.  Responding to the census this time will be easier th...

Letter to Members from Speaker Shepherd

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Preventing Suicide in Arkansas
Preventing Suicide in Arkansas

In the U.S. someone dies by suicide every 11.1 minutes. In Arkansas, someone dies by suicide every 14 hours.Suicide is not inevitable for anyone. &nbs...

Labor Day 2019
Labor Day 2019

The State of Arkansas will observe Labor Day as an official state holiday on Monday, September 2, 2019.  State Capitol Offices and all State Buil...

Arkansas Labor Market
Arkansas Labor Market

Arkansas recently set a new record low for unemployment. The unemployment rate for July was 3.4 %, breaking the previous record of 3.5% last month. Th...

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