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Les Eaves: More bills to come along

More than 140 bills have been signed into law during this session. There are hundreds of bills still to be heard in committee and we expect many more to be filed in the weeks ahead. As we head into our sixth week of the session,...

Voting shows community cares

"Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing." -- Ephesians 5:11 Searcy doesn't have celebrities mentioning its push to be voted winner of "Small Business Revolution...

John Boozman: There is more that unites us than divides us
 

The State of the Union address is an important message delivered by the president that serves as a reminder of what we've achieved, the challenges we currently face and what remains to be accomplished to ensure future Americans. . .

Steve Brawner: Governor hits the gas pedal on highways

Coming into this legislative session, highways for Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson were a priority, not the priority. Reducing the top tax rate from 6.9 percent to 5.9 percent came first. But the past week proved the two couldn't. . .

Asa Hutchinson: Early Bills from the 92nd General Assembly

The 92nd General Assembly has been in session for four weeks, and legislators have sent more than 40 bills for me to sign. Among them are bills requiring testing of newborns for a genetic disorder and cutting in half the fee for. . .

Les Eaves: Legislation passed by House

The House voted this week to raise teacher salaries, increase a tax credit and increase fines for distracted driving in school zones. HB1145, titled the Teacher Salary Enhancement Act, would raise the minimum teacher salary by...