Parks in the Natural State
Parks in the Natural State

From guided hikes to kayak outings, there are over 50,000 family-friendly programs available at our Arkansas State Parks.  If you are still looki...

Funding Education in Arkansas
Funding Education in Arkansas

There are now more than 460,000 students enrolled in Arkansas public schools. And an additional 18,000 attend an open-enrollment charter school.School...

Creating a more inclusive Arkansas
Creating a more inclusive Arkansas

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 1 in 4 of adults in the United States have some type of disability. In Arkansas, that number clim...

State Resources for Flood Victims
State Resources for Flood Victims

Whether it is rebuilding a family home or planning for a loss of crops, our state will be recovering from these historic floods for months to come.FEM...

Summer Meals for Arkansas Children
Summer Meals for Arkansas Children

It is estimated that less than 15 percent of children who qualify for free or reduced-priced school lunches in Arkansas are getting the same high-qual...

Rural Development in Arkansas
Rural Development in Arkansas

In Arkansas, 41% of the population live in rural counties. In contrast, only 14% of the United States population as a whole live in nonmetropolitan co...

Did You Know?
Did You Know?

Unless otherwise stated in the legislation, all acts passed in the 2019 Regular Session without emergency clauses will become effective on July 24, 20...

Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship
Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship

For students just beginning an education or going back to school, the lottery scholarship offers opportunities to pursue dream careers and secure fina...

New Transportation Laws
New Transportation Laws

Many of the bills passed in the recent session could have a direct impact on your daily commute.  The Public Transportation Committee heard testi...

Growing our Tourism Industry
Growing our Tourism Industry

When we pass legislation to grow our economy, it does not stop at tax incentives and workforce training.In Arkansas, we know our economy can also grow...