Action Alerts

Congressman Womack Chosen as Budget Committee Chair

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas 3rd Congressional District Representative Steve Womack was recently tapped to chair the House Budget Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives. The budget panel’s chief job is to draft an annual budget document that outlines GOP priorities and can set a fast-track path for legislation such as last month’s tax overhaul. More below: http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/120359/steve-womack-tapped-to-lead-us-house-budget-panel Read more...

Arkansas Legislative Task Force Severs Work with Consultant

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas General Assembly’s Legislative Task Force on Tax Reform and Relief held its first meeting of the new year on Monday, January 8th. The meeting came on the heels of the completion of the interim report from its contract consultant PFM. Following the presentation from PFM, the members of the task force decided that […] Read more...

Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame Class Announced

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Ag Hall of Fame announced its latest class to be inducted, which will take place at a induction ceremony and luncheon on March 3rd in Little Rock. The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame was originated by Paul Harvel, C.R. Sawrie and Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce in 1987. The program seeks to […] Read more...

Governor Presents Budget Ahead of Fiscal Session

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Tuesday, January 9th, Governor Asa Hutchinson presented a budget proposal before the Arkansas General Assembly’s Joint Budget Committee. The budget proposes an overall spending reduction of $100 million while also proposing to modest increases in spending for public safety and increasing funding reserves with projected revenue surpluses to address any economic downturns, future tax […] Read more...

Ag Census Underway

Monday, January 8th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently conducting its census of agriculture, which is an important effort to gather information about agriculture that helps affect public policy related to the agriculture industry and rural development. Such public policies include the upcoming farm bill, so farmers are strongly encouraged to participate. Farmers can respond online […] Read more...
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