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Arkansas Labor Market

Aug 25th, 2019|In the News|

Arkansas recently set a new record low for unemployment. The unemployment rate for July was 3.4 %, breaking the previous record of 3.5% last month. There are 19,200 more jobs in our state than this [...]

Flashing Red means Kids Ahead

Aug 13th, 2019|In the News|

During any given day in the school year, there are 350,000 children riding a bus on Arkansas roadways. This week, legislators joined the Governor, Education Secretary Johnny Key, and state police in reminding drivers that [...]

National Water Quality Month

Aug 9th, 2019|In the News|

In Arkansas, there are on average 71 billion gallons of water flowing in rivers, 4.8 trillion gallons in lakes and 200 trillion gallons in the ground. Our state is abundant with water resources and much [...]

Amber Alerts

Aug 3rd, 2019|In the News|

In 2018, there were 161 Amber Alerts issued nationwide. 5 of those originated here in Arkansas. Those first minutes and hours after a child has been reported missing are crucial for law enforcement. That is [...]

Education Legislation

Jul 26th, 2019|In the News|

Most students in Arkansas public schools head back to the classroom the second week of August. From recess to reading, there are several pieces of legislation passed in the most recent session which will impact [...]

19th Amendment

Jul 19th, 2019|In the News|

Arkansas is approaching the centennial of a historic vote in the House chamber. On July 28, 1919, then Governor Charles Brough called a special session for the purpose of ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment. The House [...]

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