Action Alerts

Arkansas State Revenue Above Forecast

Thursday, September 6th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information According to recent monthly revenue report from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration (DFA), state revenues in August jumped 6.9% or $28.1 million to $434.1 million, which was $9 million or 2.1% ahead of the state’s forecast. Year to date revenue totaled $903.4 million through the second month of the 2019 fiscal year, which […] Read more...

Go Forward Pine Bluff Initiative Marks One Year Anniversary

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The Go Forward Pine Bluff public-private partnership to advance the economy and well-being of the community of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, reached its one year milestone since its initial inception as a 501 (c) (3). The organization, which is funded by new tax collections, government grants, and private donations from individuals and businesses, has invested over […] Read more...

USDA Launches New Website Dedicated to E-Connectivity

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently unveiled a new webpage featuring information about the importance of rural e-Connectivity and the ways the department is investing to help deploy high-speed broadband infrastructure in rural America. The new website will provide direct access to USDA programs that offer more than $700 million per year for modern […] Read more...

Congress Holds First Farm Bill Conference Committee Meeting

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Wednesday, September 5th, the U.S. Congress held its first official Conference Committee meeting for the 2018 farm bill. The meeting offered an opportunity for conference committee members to make initial comments regarding the House and Senate bills and their goals for a final conference report. The House and Senate conference committee members are tasked […] Read more...

September 4 Crop Progress and Condition Report

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 | Categories: Action Alerts, Membership Information On Monday, September 4, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 100 percent dent, 98 percent mature, and 30 percent harvested; cotton is 53 percent open […] Read more...
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