Counting Arkansas
Counting Arkansas

To date, only 56.5% of Arkansans have responded to the 2020 United States Census.Nationally, the response rate is 61.7%.It is not too late to respond....

Covid-19 Response Update for June 25, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 25, 2020

There were 687 new cases reported today. Of those, 96 were from Washington County, 45 were from Benton County, 44 were from Pulaski County, 26 were fr...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 24, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 24, 2020

There were 697 new cases of COVID-19 and 3 additional deaths reported in the last 24 hours. Of the new cases, 168 were from Hot Spring County. ADH bel...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 23, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 23, 2020

This afternoon, the Department of Health reported 595 additional cases of COVID-19 and an additional 10 deaths attributed to the virus.Health Secretar...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 22, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 22, 2020

There were 522 new cases of COVID-19 and two additional deaths reported in the state today. Of the new cases, 124 were from Washington County, 78 were...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 19, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 19, 2020

The Arkansas unemployment rate for May declined by 1.3%. Unemployment in Arkansas is now at 9.5%, which is lower than the national average.The CARES A...

Workforce Challenge Scholarship
Workforce Challenge Scholarship

A few weeks ago, we reminded Arkansans of the upcoming deadline for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship. This week, we received word that the...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 18, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 18, 2020

There were 322 additional cases of COVID-19 reported in Arkansas today. Of those, 46 were in Washington County, 33 were in Benton County, and 23 were...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 17, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 17, 2020

There were 415 new cases of COVID-19 reported today in Arkansas. Of those, 90 are in Washington County, 81 are in Benton County, 24 are in Lee County,...

Covid-19 Response Update for June 16, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for June 16, 2020

The Governor held his daily COVID-19 update in Hot Springs. The health department reports 274 additional cases and 6 additional deaths since yesterday...