Covid-19 Response Update for April 10, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 10, 2020

·      The Governor said he and Health Secretary Dr. Nate Smith discussed the state’s targeted response approach with National Institut...

Update on State Budget and Unemployment Claims in Arkansas
Update on State Budget and Unemployment Claims in Arkansas

The 2020 Fiscal Session is now underway.As we did in the recent special session, the House met at the Jack Stephens Arena at UALR to provide enough sp...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 9, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 9, 2020

·         Of the 1094 cases of COVID-19 confirmed, 253 of those patients have recovered. There are 841 active cases at this time.·...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 8, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 8, 2020

·      The 2020 Fiscal Session began at noon today.·      As we did in the recent special session, the House met at the...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 7, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 7, 2020

·       There are now 946 cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas, an increase of 71 from Monday afternoon. The positive cases include 134 health...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 6, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 6, 2020

·         There are now 875 cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas. Of those, 74 patients are in the hospital and 22 are on a ventilator.·...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 3, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 3, 2020

·       There have been 704 cases of COVID-19 now confirmed in the state. Of those, 96 are health care workers. The health care workers...

2020 Fiscal Session
2020 Fiscal Session

The 2020 Fiscal Session is scheduled to begin April 8 at noon.The COVID-19 crisis will have an impact on the proposed budget as well as our meeting sc...

Covid-19 Response Update for April 2, 2020
Covid-19 Response Update for April 2, 2020

·     The Governor addressed calls for a Shelter in Place order in his daily update today. Health Secretary Dr. Nate Smith says the targeted...

Statement from Speaker Shepherd Concerning Rep. Murdock
Statement from Speaker Shepherd Concerning Rep. Murdock

Rep. Murdock informed me this morning that he tested positive for COVID-19.Rep. Murdock was present at the Extraordinary Session on Thursday and Frida...