New House Maps
New House Maps

The House District maps below were adopted by the Arkansas Board of Apportionment to reflect population changes found in the 2020 Census.Arkansas vote...

Broadband Report Released
Broadband Report Released

From online homework assignments to scheduling telehealth visits, we live in a digital world where high-speed access is no longer a luxury. Unfortunat...

Preventing Child Abuse in Arkansas
Preventing Child Abuse in Arkansas

The month of April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is a time to raise awareness and inspire collective action so that every child can lea...

Early Voting to Begin May 9
Early Voting to Begin May 9

An important deadline is approaching if you plan on voting in the May 25 Preferential Primary Election and Non-partisan General Election.If you have n...

Legislative Committee Reviews Recidivism Report
Legislative Committee Reviews Recidivism Report

On Monday of this week, the House and Senate Judiciary Committees met jointly with the Charitable, Penal, and Correctional Institutions subcommittee o...

Homeowner Assistance
Homeowner Assistance

Whether it was due to a job loss, reduction in income or increased costs in healthcare, many homeowners fell behind in mortgage payments and utilities...

Teach Arkansas
Teach Arkansas

Arkansas is a better place today than yesterday because of our teachers.We cannot thank them enough for their work and the difference they make in our...

Statement from Speaker Shepherd Regarding the Passing of Arkansas Filmmaker Brent Renaud
Statement from Speaker Shepherd Regarding the Passing of Arkansas Filmmaker Brent Renaud

Brent Renaud will be remembered not only as a talented filmmaker but as an Arkansan who continuously gave back to our state to create a new generation...

2023 Budget Funds Increases for Law Enforcement
2023 Budget Funds Increases for Law Enforcement

From one-time bonuses to increased funding for safety equipment, the 93rd General Assembly made support for law enforcement a top priority in this fis...

Sine Die Proclamation - 2022 Fiscal Session
Sine Die Proclamation - 2022 Fiscal Session

Sine Die Proclamation 2022 Fiscal SessionSpeaker Shepherd and Senator Hickey have issued the proclamation below which calls for the Fiscal Session of...