THE HOUSE CONVENES ON FEBRUARY 6, 2023 AT 1:30 PM IN THE HOUSE CHAMBER
THE HOUSE CONVENES ON MONDAY FEBRUARY 6, 2023 AT 1:30 PM IN THE HOUSE CHAMBER
Arkansas State Representative

Rebecca Burkes

Republican  •  11th District 94th General Assembly
Party
Republican
Past Service
Seniority
80
Religion
Occupation
Attorney
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Rebecca Burkes
About Rep. Burkes

Rep. Rebecca Burkes is serving her first term in the Arkansas House of Representatives. She represents District 11 which includes a portion of Springdale and south central section of Benton County.

For the 94th General Assembly, Rep. Burkes serves on the House Revenue and Taxation Committee and the House City, County and Local Affairs Committee. She serves on Joint Performance Review and is an alternate on the Joint Committee on Public Retirement and Social Security Programs. She also serves as first alternate on the Arkansas Legislative Council and second alternate on the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee.

Rep. Burkes earned her BA from the University of Texas, MSOM from the University of Arkansas, and JD from Baylor University. She has spent more than 25 years in law, operations, and real estate in the private sector. She also worked as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Law School and as Deputy Director and General Counsel for the Arkansas Department of Heritage.

Rep. Burkes currently lives in Springdale. She is married to Aaron Burkes, a former Arkansas State Representative and current CEO of the Northwest Arkansas National Airport. They have two adult sons and enjoy spending time outdoors and hiking on Arkansas’s spectacular trail system.



Elected Terms

2023 (Jan 1st, 2023 — Jan 1st, 2025)

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Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 31, 2023

On Tuesday, the House Judiciary Committee advanced HB1004. This bill amends the Sex Offender Registr...

Daily Summary for Monday, January 30, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, January 30, 2023

The House entered the 4th week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.The House passed HB1208 and HB1...

Week 3 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 3 of the 2023 Regular Session

On the third week of the 2023 Regular Session, the House passed proposed legislation impacting every...

Daily Summary for Thursday, January 26, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, January 26, 2023

The House Revenue and Taxation Committeeadvanced HB1026 on Thursday. This bill would prohibit local...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 25, 2023

On Wednesday, the House passed HB1125 which prohibits level 3 and level 4 sex offenders from owning...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 24, 2023

On Tuesday, the House passed HB1150, HB1123, and HB1098.HB1150 would extend the time period aut...

Daily Summary for Monday, January 23, 2023
Daily Summary for Monday, January 23, 2023

The third week of the 2023 Regular Session began Monday afternoon.The House passed HB1122which amend...

Week 2 of the 2023 Regular Session
Week 2 of the 2023 Regular Session

House members will enter the third week of the 2023 Regular Session on Monday.In the second week, se...

Daily Summary for Thursday, January 19, 2023
Daily Summary for Thursday, January 19, 2023

On Thursday, theHouse passed HB1023. This bill states that all US flags and Arkansas flags of purcha...

Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Daily Summary for Wednesday, January 18, 2023

House committees advanced several bills on Wednesday.The House State Agencies and Governmental Affai...

Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Daily Summary for Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Members began the second week of the 2023 Regular Session on Tuesday.The House Public Transportation...

2023 Regular Session Week 1
2023 Regular Session Week 1

The 2023 Regular Session is now underway.The session began on Monday, January 9 when members of the...

Summary for Thursday, January 12
Summary for Thursday, January 12

House members have completed their business for the first week of the 2023 Regular Session.On Thursd...

Summary for Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Summary for Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Several House committees convened for organizational meetings on Wednesday morning.The full House pa...

Summary for Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Summary for Tuesday, January 10, 2023

On the second day of the 2023 Regular Session, the House and Senate convened for a Joint Session.Dur...

Summary for Monday, January 9, 2023
Summary for Monday, January 9, 2023

Members of the 94th General Assembly took the oath of office Monday morning.After swearing-in, the H...

2023 Session to Begin Monday
2023 Session to Begin Monday

The 94th General Assembly will convene at noon on Monday, January 9.The House will have 26 new membe...


Contact Representative Burkes

Rebecca Burkes
rebecca.burkes@arkansashouse.org


P.O Box 895
Lowell, AR 72745-0895
5012912302