Action Alerts

ANRC Makes Push for Flow Meters

Friday, February 17th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) is looking to better market an incentive program that offers a cost share for the installation of flow meters on agricultural irrigation wells. Under the program, the ANRC will reimburse producers for the purchase and installation of flowmeters on Mississippi River Valley alluvial aquifer wells in a Critical Groundwater Area at 50% […] Read more...

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee to Have Hearings in March

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump’s nominee for supreme court, Judge Neil Gorsuch, will have his Senate confirmation hearings beginning on March 20th. Gorsuch, who currently serves as a federal judge on the 10th circuit court of appeals in Colorado, was announced as the president’s nominee on January 31. He will fill the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia […] Read more...

Senator Cotton Wades Into Immigration Discussion

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton recently announced that the U.S. immigration laws need to be reformed and that the number of legal immigrants entering the U.S. should be substantially reduced. Following his announcement, he introduced legislation to implement his proposed changes to the immigration laws. The bill number is S. 354, and the title is the […] Read more...

Senate EPW Committee Looks at Endangered Species Act

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee held a hearing on Wednesday, February 15th, in which they reviewed the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and discussed the need to update the law. It’s likely that legislation proposing to reform the ESA will be developed and considered by the House and Senate during the 115th Congress. […] Read more...

Effort Underway to Roll Back Regulations

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information President Trump and the Republican majority in Congress have been fast at work to take actions related to federal government regulations.  Their efforts are targeted to regulations they deem as being harmful to business. Actions include executive orders to limit new regulations as well as orders to terminate regulations that they believe are stifling business. […] Read more...
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