Action Alerts

USA Rice Outlook Conference December 8-10 in Little Rock

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts USA Rice will hold its 2019 USA Rice Outlook Conference in Little Rock December 8-10. The annual gathering offers rice farmers and other rice industry participants the opportunity to gather together for the purpose of gaining insight and information on a wide array of issues impacting the U.S. rice industry. Registration is currently open at […] Read more...

Filing Deadline Closed for Upcoming Election

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts November 12th marked the official filing deadline to be considered as a candidate on the ballot in Arkansas during the 2020 election year. These include elections for president, members of congress, state legislative, and judicial races. The state constitutional offices will be in cycle during the 2022 election year. First District Congressman Rick Crawford and […] Read more...

Governor Kicks Off Campaign to Fund Arkansas Roads

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Friday, November 15th, Governor Asa Hutchinson helped kick-start a statewide campaign to support a ballot initiative referred by the General Assembly that will continue a 1/2 cent sales tax to help provide future funding for Arkansas roads. The vote will occur in November of 2020. More below: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2019/nov/15/arkansas-governor-launches-campaign-keep-highway-t/ http://email.arkansasbusiness.com/c/115ks1W1gZl437SRpZ9rmgwHy Read more...

Trade Negotiations on Phase 1 Deal with China Ongoing, but Progressing

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts While President Trump announced in October that a “Phase 1” agreement on trade issues between the U.S. and China, details on that deal remain unresolved. However, recent reports from President Trump’s economic advisors indicate the details may be finalized soon. President Trump has indicated a desire to sign such an agreement in the U.S. with […] Read more...

Speaker Pelosi Says USMCA Deal Imminent

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts According to recent statements to the press by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, things are progressing well on the U.S., Mexico, Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA) between the U.S. House Democrats and the Trump Administration. She indicated a deal was imminent and expressed optimism that the trade pact would soon receive floor time in […] Read more...
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