Legislative Alerts

More Tax Cuts To Come This Session?

March 03, 2015

On Sunday during an appearance on Capitol View, House Speaker Jeremy Gillam (Judsonia) was asked by KARK’s Bob Clausen what issues he would like to address that have not been dealt this so far this session. Here was Speaker Gillam’s response: CLAUSEN: “If there’s one thing you would like to have seen gotten further this […]

Support HB1422 – Stop Tax Increases AND Increase Voter Turnout

March 02, 2015

When was the last time you voted in a Special Election? If you’re like most voters, you probably don’t remember. If you’re a North Little Rock voter, the odds are you didn’t get out on Valentine’s Day in 2011 to vote. But while most people were enjoying a romantic date night with their spouse or […]

Tell your legislators – NO tax increase!

February 18, 2015J

Arkansans already pay some of the highest state sales taxes and income taxes anywhere in the country, yet some legislators in Little Rock still think you should be paying more. HB1156, filed by Rep. Charles Blake, would create a roughly $1.5 million new tax that would apply to Arkansans who use E-cigarettes and vaporizers as […]

Producing Cost-Savings In Healthcare

February 18, 2015J

SB78, sponsored by Senator Gary Stubblefield, is a bill that would take steps toward allowing for more cost-effective delivery of healthcare in Arkansas. This bill would allow Arkansas to opt out of the federal physician supervision requirement for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, which is a more cost effective model and will save money in Medicare. […]

Help Arkansas Stand Up To Obama’s Energy Power Grab!

February 18, 2015J

Just last week, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined a group of a dozen bipartisan Attorneys General who are challenging President Obama’s so-called “Clean Power Plan.” This is great news for Arkansas utility ratepayers. Now it’s time for the state legislature to push back as well. President Obama’s regulation (Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed 111(d) rule) […]