Action Alerts

Governor Makes Issue 1 Top Priority for 2020 Election

Monday, November 18th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson made it known that he supports the ballot initiative to extend the 1/2 cent sales tax for highways. The measure, which was referred to voters by the Arkansas legislature, will be on the ballot in November of 2020. The extension of the sales tax will provide key funding for highways, county […] Read more...

Congress Takes Aim at Short-term Continuing Resolution

Friday, November 15th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts With a looming deadline of November 21st, Congress is in search of a bipartisan budget deal to prevent a government shutdown. Indications from Washington are that an agreement on the horizon that will provide for another short-term funding extension through some time in December. More below: https://www.washingtonpost.com/us-policy/2019/11/12/congress-prepares-avert-shutdown-nov-with-another-short-term-spending-bill/ https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-defense/2019/11/15/top-negotiators-close-to-striking-budget-deal-782430 Read more...

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...
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