Arkansas finished 23rd in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Arkansas was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Arkansas would lack adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
2020 Arkansas state house candidate, Mazhil Rajendran, (district 31), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge. The primary election is scheduled for March 3, 2020.
Chad Morris, head football coach at the University of Arkansas, earned $3.5 million in 2018, making Morris the highest-paid public employee in Arkansas last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Arkansas arts agencies are projected to reach $1.4 million or fiscal year 2020, which equates to 47 cents per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).
No counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.
Borrowers in Arkansas who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 1,437, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.
Federal agency research dollars going to Arkansas totaled $157.9 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.
2020 Arkansas state candidate, Chase McDowell, (district 5), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.
2020 Arkansas state candidate, Caleb Harwell, (district 76), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $2,490,707 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Arkansas, the 13th lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.
2020 Arkansas state senate candidate, Garry Smith (district 27), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.