Improving Access to Childcare
Improving Access to Childcare

Early childhood education lays the foundation for lifelong learning. Improving access to high-quality childcare programs helps to provide structured e...

Improving Access in Arkansas
Improving Access in Arkansas

This week, the House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs Committee received updates on the ongoing efforts by state agencies t...

2024 Independence Day
2024 Independence Day

The State Capitol Offices and all State Buildings will be Closed on Thursday, July 4, 2024, to observe Independence Day.Official Holiday Bulletin

Arkansas State Parks
Arkansas State Parks

As July rolls around, so does National Parks and Recreation Month, a time to recognize the importance of parks and recreation in establishing and main...

Election Laws of 2023
Election Laws of 2023

This week, the Joint Performance Review Committee received testimony from state and county election officials about the use of paper ballots and votin...

Second Extraordinary Session of the 94th General Assembly
Second Extraordinary Session of the 94th General Assembly

This week, the General Assembly convened for an Extraordinary Session, during which the legislature passed significant tax legislation.The new laws re...

Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

The General Assembly has concluded the Second Extraordinary Session, during which the Governor signed significant tax cut legislation into law.The new...

Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

On Tuesday, the House passed HB1001 and HB1002.HB1001 lowers the top individual income tax rate from 4.4% to 3.9%, and the corporate income tax rate f...

Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Monday, June 17, 2024
Daily Summary from the Arkansas House of Representatives on Monday, June 17, 2024

On the first day of the Second Extraordinary Session, the House Revenue and Taxation Committee advanced two bills.HB1001 would reduce the top individu...

Extraordinary Session to Begin June 17
Extraordinary Session to Begin June 17

The Arkansas General Assembly is set to convene for a special session on Monday, June 17. Governor Sanders issued the call earlier this week, highligh...