arkansas Legislative Alerts

Surprise! States With Lower Income Taxes Lead The Recovery…

July 27, 2015

New research from the Arkansas Policy Foundation shows that since the end of the recession in 2009, states with low (or zero) income taxes are leading the way in job creation. Meanwhile, states with higher income tax rates lag behind both the national average as well as their regional counterparts. As a high income tax […]

Our Periscope Conversation with Senator Tom Cotton

June 19, 2015

Yesterday, we had the opportunity to sit down with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton and we streamed our conversation live on Periscope. If you’ve never heard of Periscope, it’s a new application for your mobile device from the folks at Twitter that allows people to live stream video wherever they are to anyone else using the […]

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ICYMI: Internet Tax Bad For Us, Business

July 20, 2015

In case you missed it, AFP-Arkansas State Director David Ray’s op-ed about the Internet sales tax debate in Congress appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Saturday, July 18th The op-ed can be read online here, and the full column can be read below: Another cash grab: Internet tax bad for us, business By David Ray, […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY-ARKANSAS APPLAUDS EXPIRATION OF THE EXPORT-IMPORT BANK

July 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Americans for Prosperity-Arkansas issued the following statement after yesterday’s expiration of the Export-Import Bank: “For years, Americans for Prosperity has fought the reauthorization of the Export-Import bank and thanks to our grassroots activists contacting their lawmakers, Washington is so divided on the issue that the bank will not be reauthorized,” said […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY-ARKANSAS APPLAUDS ATTORNEY GENERAL RUTLEDGE FOR CHALLENGING EPA RULE

June 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Americans for Prosperity – Arkansas issued the following statement Tuesday applauding Attorney General Leslie Rutledge for joining a lawsuit challenging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers over the controversial Waters of the U.S. Rule (WOTUS). “This harmful EPA rule threatens the private property rights of Arkansans and […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY-ARKANSAS APPLAUDS CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION FOR VOTING TO PROTECT ARKANSAS RATEPAYERS

June 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Americans for Prosperity – Arkansas issued the following statement Tuesday thanking Reps. Crawford, Hill, Womack, and Westerman for voting last week to advance the Ratepayer Protection Act. “We applaud Arkansas’s Congressional delegation for putting the interests of Arkansas ratepayers and workers before those of special interests,” said AFP-Arkansas State Director David […]

AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ARKANSAS RESPONDS TO KING V. BURWELL DECISIONS

June 25, 2015

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Americans for Prosperity Arkansas issued the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court decision in the case of King v. Burwell: “Today’s decision has no effect on the burden that Obamacare has placed on Arkansas families, individuals and businesses,” said David Ray, state director of Americans for Prosperity Arkansas.”The taxes […]

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