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Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when the world unites in a sea of pink ribbons, illuminating the urgency of breast cancer prevention,...

Hunger Action Month
Hunger Action Month

This week, the Arkansas Rice Federation announced it will donate 240,000 pounds of rice to the Arkansas Food Bank.That is the equivalent of 1.8 millio...

House Adjourns Extraordinary Session
House Adjourns Extraordinary Session

This week, the House convened for an Extraordinary Session to address tax cuts, vaccine mandates for state agencies, amendments to the Freedom of Info...

Daily Summary for Thursday, September 14, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, September 14, 2023

Our work for the Extraordinary Session is now complete and the legislation passed has been signed into law.This morning, the House passed HB1007 and S...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, September 13, 2023

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee advanced HB1007. HB1007 reduces the top personal income tax rate from 4.7% to 4.4%. It reduces the corporate...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, September 12, 2023

On the second day of the Extraordinary Session, the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee advanced HB1002. This bill states that a state ag...

House to Convene for Extraordinary Session
House to Convene for Extraordinary Session

The 94th General Assembly will convene for a special session on Monday, September 11 at 11 a.m.In the call for the session, the Governor outlines seve...

Celebrating the Arkansas Worker
Celebrating the Arkansas Worker

Labor Day is more than just a day off work. It’s a day to celebrate the invaluable contributions of workers in our communities. In Arkansas, we have a...

Labor Day 2023
Labor Day 2023

The State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings will be Closed on  Monday, Sept. 4, 2023, to observe Labor Day.State Capitol offices and state...

Arkansas Legislative Council Convenes
Arkansas Legislative Council Convenes

Subcommittees of the Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC) held meetings this week. ALC convened on Friday.The ALC Higher Education Subcommittee heard a...

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