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Register to Vote in the Primary

2024-01-07T17:42:14+00:00 Jan 5th, 2024|In the News|

As the Preferential Primary Election and Nonpartisan General Election draw near in Arkansas, it's crucial for every eligible citizen to recognize the power they hold within their vote. The upcoming election on March 5, 2024, serves as an opportunity for Arkansans to shape the future of their communities, the state, and the nation. The deadline [...]

Happy New Year – 2024!

2024-01-07T17:39:27+00:00 Jan 2nd, 2024|In the News|

Happy New Year! I pray 2024 brings health, happiness and joy to you and your family. As 2024 begins I want to look back at some of the things that happened in 2023. Our family welcomed another wonderful granddaughter Louane Ruth. She’s such a happy baby and joy to be around. We are blessed to [...]

2024 Solar Eclipse

2024-01-07T17:32:32+00:00 Dec 21st, 2023|In the News|

Recently members of the Arkansas Legislative Council heard from several state agencies who are currently making plans for the 2024 Solar Eclipse. This astronomical phenomenon, where the moon will cast a shadow over the sun, is expected to create a 117.9-mile-wide path of totality. The shadow will touch down in the southwest tip of Arkansas [...]

Christmas Celebration at Capitol

2024-01-07T17:30:47+00:00 Dec 15th, 2023|In the News|

This week marked the 8th consecutive year of a heartwarming Christmas celebration at the Capitol. Legislators, Capitol staff, state agencies, and lobbyists gathered to spread holiday cheer by bringing gifts for children in foster care. Year after year, this event is eagerly anticipated by participants as it brings much-needed joy and smiles to the faces [...]

Act 1090 – Driving in the Left Lane

2024-01-07T17:22:42+00:00 Dec 8th, 2023|In the News|

This week, the House Public Transportation Committee and the Senate Transportation, Technology, and Legislative Affairs Committee heard testimony from the Arkansas State Police and the Highway Police concerning the prevalent issue of driving in the left lane. In 2021, the Arkansas General Assembly passed legislation aimed at addressing the challenges posed by inappropriate use of [...]

Dave Donaldson Black River WMA Update

2024-01-07T17:19:09+00:00 Dec 5th, 2023|In the News|

For those wanting more information about the proposed changes to the Dave Donaldson Black River WMA here is some information. The Arkansas Game and Fish have heard the concerns with management practices and proposals on the Dave Donaldson Black River WMA. The staff and Commissioners have heard many of these concerns loudly and clearly. These [...]