Action Alerts

State Plant Board Approves New Rule for Dicamba Use in 2019

Thursday, February 21st, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Wednesday, February 20th, the Arkansas State Plant Board approved (with a 9-6 vote) a rule for dicamba use in Arkansas for the 2019 crop year. The rule will now go to the Arkansas General Assembly and Governor for final review before going into effect. The final rule was based upon a draft rule that […] Read more...

Governor Announces Innovation Council at Inaugural Summit

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, February 19th, Governor Asa Hutchinson hosted the first of what will be many Innovation Council meetings. The Innovation Council is comprised of business and industry experts as well as investors seeking to develop a focused and sustained state-wide initiative to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in Arkansas in an effort to expand and diversify […] Read more...

Governor Signs Tax Cut Bill Into Law

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On Tuesday, February 19th, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson added to his list of accomplishments regarding his legislative agenda when he signed the 5.9 tax cut bill into law. The signing of this tax cut package come on the immediate heels of the Governor signing legislation to increase minimum teacher salaries. Other priorities still in the […] Read more...

New Draft WOTUS Rule Open for Public Comment

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts On February 14th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published its new draft Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. The proposed rule is currently open for a 60 day public comment period that closes April 15th. More below: https://www.agri-pulse.com/articles/11918-wotus-commenters-struggle-to https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/02/14/2019-00791/revised-definition-of-waters-of-the-united-states Read more...

U.S. and China Trade Talks Continue for Third Consecutive Week

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 | Categories: Action Alerts This week, trade negotiators from the United States and China will continue their discussions in Washington. Negotiators have held high level discussions for three straight weeks in both countries. With a deadline for additional tariffs scheduled to go into effect March 1, there is a sense of urgency from both countries to seek an agreement […] Read more...
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