New Fiscal Year
New Fiscal Year

Arkansas started a new fiscal year this week, and final reports for the previous year give us an optimistic outlook about the future of our economy.Fi...

Independence Day 2021
Independence Day 2021

The State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings will be closed on Sunday, July 4, 2021, and Monday, July 5, 2021, to observe Independence Day.The St...

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Alzheimer's Awareness Month

There are currently 58,000 Arkansans who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. It is estimated that 67,000 will be diagnosed by 2025.June is Alzheimer...

A Review and Forward Look at Arkansas Waterways
A Review and Forward Look at Arkansas Waterways

This week, the Arkansas Legislative Council Highway Commission Review and Advisory Subcommittee reviewed a presentation regarding Arkansas’ inland wat...

Scholarship Deadline Approaching
Scholarship Deadline Approaching

This week, we would like to remind families of an upcoming scholarship deadline.July 1 is the deadline to apply for the Arkansas Academic Challenge Sc...

Tourism in Arkansas
Tourism in Arkansas

Tourism in Arkansas is making a big comeback.  While the pandemic severely impacted the industry in 2020, there are signs that tourism is rebound...

Memorial Day 2021
Memorial Day 2021

Directly behind the Capitol stands a monument honoring those Arkansas families who sacrificed more than most.The Gold Star Family Memorial Monument re...

Rental Assistance
Rental Assistance

This week, we want to direct your attention to a program that could help Arkansans struggling to pay rent and utilities due to the pandemic.The Arkans...

National Police Week
National Police Week

When an officer is killed, it is not only a loss to the agency, it’s a loss to our entire state.National Police Week is May 9-May 15. May 15 has also...

2021 Changes to Transportation Legislation
2021 Changes to Transportation Legislation

From when you can drive in the left lane to regulating autonomous cars, the 93rd General Assembly made several changes to laws regarding our roadways....