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National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Senator Dale Bumpers

National Wildlife Refuge Renamed in Honor of Senator Dale Bumpers

On Friday, April 18, the White River National Wildlife Refuge was renamed in honor of Senator Dale Bumpers. His son, Bill Bumpers, was in attendance on his father’s behalf. Others…

State Capitol Week in Review

By Senator Jonathan Dismang After approving a $5 billion budget for state government, the legislature officially adjourned the 2014 Fiscal Session. All but a few of the 300 bills approved…

State Capitol Week in Review

From Senator Jonathan Dismang The Arkansas Trauma System, which the legislature authorized through Act 393 of 2009, saves more than 200 lives and $237 million a year, according to the…

A Year With No Highway Work? It’s Possible.

By Robert S. Moore, Jr., Member Arkansas State Highway Commission One of the basic functions of government is to provide infrastructure for its citizens. Safe water, roadways, bridges, utilities –…

City Adopts Commercial Garbage Collection

By Terrye Seamon The old saying goes that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure, but the DeWitt City Council decided at their meeting March 10 that DeWitt’s junk will…

Pryor, Boozman Efforts Help Protect Arkansas Catfish Industry

U.S. Senators Mark Pryor (D-AR) and John Boozman (R-AR) work to protect the catfish industry from the dumping of foreign catfish on U.S. markets. Today the U.S. Department of Commerce…

Fair Tax Plan Proposal

The truth once held so dear has become questionable, not politically correct, and is no longer accepted as TRUTH. The US Constitution when adopted in 1789 restricted income taxes so…

Representative Hillman Unopposed In Reflection For District 13

Representative Hillman Unopposed In Reflection For District 13

Almyra Native Runs for Second Term in Arkansas State House with No Opponent   (LITTLE ROCK, ARK.) Candidate filing for elected office in Arkansas ended at noon on Monday, March…

State Legislators Recognize Farm to Fuel Initiative

State Legislators Recognize Farm to Fuel Initiative

  Little Rock, Arkansas   State Representative Deborah Ferguson (District 51-West Memphis) and State Representative David Hillman (District 13-Almyra) presented a citation to alt.Consulting and Mid-South Community College on Tuesday…

Arkansas State Budget

Our state budget says a great deal about our priorities.  We devote 46 cents of every dollar to the education of our students and now we are considering another substantial…