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Daily Summary – Sep 12

2023-09-13T20:57:42+00:00 Sep 12th, 2023|Summaries|

On the second day of the Extraordinary Session, the House Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee advanced HB1002. This bill states that a state agency, a political subdivision of the state, or a state or local official shall not mandate an individual to receive a vaccine or immunization for COVID-19 or any subvariants of COVID-19. [...]

94th General Assembly – Special Session

2023-09-11T17:35:48+00:00 Sep 8th, 2023|In the News|

The 94th General Assembly will convene for a special session on Monday, September 11 at 11 a.m. In the call for the session, the Governor outlines several proposals to be introduced including tax cuts, amending the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, and legislation addressing vaccine mandates. The tax cut proposal to be introduced would reduce [...]

My Announcement to run for Re-Election

2023-09-11T17:33:36+00:00 Sep 5th, 2023|In the News|

It has been my honor to represent District 30. Today I want to announce my intention to run for re-election. I hope you will give me the opportunity to continue to be your voice in Little Rock. Walnut Ridge — State Representative Fran Cavenaugh, who represents District 30 in Arkansas, has announced her intention to [...]

Job Growth & Opportunities

2023-09-11T17:31:43+00:00 Sep 1st, 2023|In the News|

Labor Day is more than just a day off work. It’s a day to celebrate the invaluable contributions of workers in our communities. In Arkansas, we have a good reason to celebrate. The most recent report from the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) shows unemployment in our state at 2.6 percent. The jobless rate [...]

Arkansas Legislative Council Meetings

2023-09-11T17:28:01+00:00 Aug 25th, 2023|In the News|

Several members gathered at the Capitol this week as subcommittees of the Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC) held meetings. ALC convened on Friday. This week, we would like to update you on the developments from those meetings. The ALC Higher Education Subcommittee heard a presentation from Dr. Ken Warden, the Commissioner of the Arkansas Division of [...]

National Senior Citizens Day

2023-09-11T17:25:55+00:00 Aug 18th, 2023|In the News|

The latest census figures show 17.8% of our state’s population is over the age of 65. Nationwide, the population ages 65 and over grew nearly five times faster than the total population over the 100 years from 1920 to 2020. August 21 is National Senior Citizens Day. It’s an opportunity to show our appreciation for [...]

School Bus Regulations

2023-09-11T17:24:03+00:00 Aug 11th, 2023|In the News|

As we navigate busy streets in our communities, rushing to work or running errands, it’s easy to get caught up in the fast pace of modern life. However, one thing demands our utmost attention on Arkansas roadways- a stopped school bus with its flashing lights and extended stop arm. Every day during the school year, [...]


2023-09-11T17:21:25+00:00 Aug 4th, 2023|In the News|

As we approach the new academic school year, we want to extend our deepest appreciation to teachers across the state and wish them and our students a successful year. Classrooms are buzzing with excitement and we can’t wait to witness the progress our students will be making. There will be several changes made to education [...]

Sales Tax Holiday

2023-09-11T17:19:48+00:00 Jul 28th, 2023|In the News|

As summer winds down and the excitement of a new school year builds, families across the state are planning for the added expense of back-to-school shopping. This year, consumers are expected to spend close to $600 per child on clothes, shoes, and school supplies. That is why we want to take this time to remind [...]

Speeding Slows You Down Campaign

2023-09-11T17:17:55+00:00 Jul 21st, 2023|In the News|

From 2012 to 2021, speeding-related fatalities increased by 19% nationwide. Speeding fatalities have continued to increase over the past few years. From 2020-2021 alone, law-enforcement agencies documented an 8% increase in speeding related fatalities. In 2021, speeding killed more than 12,000 people nationwide, accounting for more than one-quarter of all traffic fatalities. That is why [...]