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School Safety Update

2022-07-05T21:19:39+00:00 Jun 10th, 2022|In the News|

This week, officials from the Arkansas Center for School Safety (ACSS) provided members of the House and Senate Education Committees with an update on school safety measures taken in recent years. In 2018, the Governor created the Safe Schools Commission to assess the state of school security in Arkansas. That commission gave the General Assembly [...]

Arkansas Academic Challenge

2022-07-05T21:17:38+00:00 Jun 6th, 2022|In the News|

Since 2010, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has helped raise more than $1.1 billion to fund more than 675,000 scholarships for students attending 51 Arkansas colleges and universities. This week we want to remind you about the fast approaching deadline to apply for the next round of scholarships. July 1 is the deadline to apply for [...]

Memorial Day

2022-07-05T21:15:10+00:00 May 27th, 2022|In the News|

Arkansas is home to so many families of brave men and women who deserve our recognition this Memorial Day. More than 2,183 Arkansans lost their lives fighting in World War 1. During World War II, an estimated 194,645 Arkansans served the nation in the various branches of the U.S. armed forces, and more than 3,500 [...]

Thank You for Your Vote!

2022-05-26T19:34:08+00:00 May 24th, 2022|In the News|

I just want to thank everyone who came out and voted for me in the Republican Primary. I’m humbled by your support of me. I will always work hard to be your voice in Little Rock. Thanks to everyone who volunteered and helped me during this race. I appreciate all the work you did to [...]

Human Trafficking

2022-05-26T19:32:07+00:00 May 20th, 2022|In the News|

The House Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative and Military Affairs Committee met jointly with the Senate Children and Youth Committee this week to hear from groups actively working to combat human trafficking. The Arkansas Crime Information Center (ACIC) testified that there were 13 arrests for human trafficking charges in Arkansas in 2021. In 2022, there [...]

National Foster Care Month

2022-05-26T19:26:40+00:00 May 6th, 2022|In the News|

All children deserve to grow up in a loving and stable home. Unfortunately, many children in Arkansas are lacking that stability. Currently, there are more than 4,600 children in foster care in Arkansas. There are fewer than 1,700 foster families statewide. May is National Foster Care Month. Children in foster care do better in homes [...]

Arkansas Trucking Association

2022-05-26T19:24:30+00:00 May 5th, 2022|In the News|

With 1 in 10 Arkansas jobs supported by trucking, there’s no denying the important role this industry plays in our state. During my time in the legislature, I have worked with the Arkansas Trucking Association on important issues to protect and promote the jobs in trucking. I am proud to be named a 2021 Champion [...]

Broadband Development

2022-05-26T19:19:48+00:00 Apr 22nd, 2022|In the News|

From online homework assignments to scheduling telehealth visits, we live in a digital world where high-speed access is no longer a luxury. Unfortunately, too many households across Arkansas are still unable to access high-quality broadband internet. According to a report released this week, Arkansas currently has 110,000 households that are underserved when it comes to [...]