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2015 Annual Report
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Policy Points, Vol. 43
Into the Light: A Survey of Arkansas Borrowers Seven Years After State Supreme Court Bans Usurious Payday Lending Rates
Policy Points
DateVol.Title
201643Into the Light: A Survey of Arkansas Borrowers Seven Years After State Supreme Court Bans Usurious Payday Lending Rates
201542Teaching Public Benefit Recipients How to Fish: How Arkansas can Lessen Reliance on SNAP & TANF and Support Economic Independence by Lifting Asset Limits
201441Evaluating College Savings Plans: A Case Study on Arkansas and Mississippi
201440Turning a Cycle of Debt and Dependency into Financial Security: Rerouting Payday Loan Consumers in Mississippi
201339Everybody Wins: Creating a Successful Prize-Linked Savings Program in Arkansas
201338The 2013 Mississippi Legislature: A Summary of Southern’s Efforts and New Laws Affecting Our Communities
201337The 2013 Arkansas Legislature: A Summary of Southern’s Efforts and New Laws Affecting Our Communities
201336Making the Case for Eliminating Asset Limits: Why Asset Limits Undermine Financial Security for Arkansans
201235The State of Asset Building in Arkansas
200934New Laws Benefit Lower-Income Arkansans
200933Aspiring Scholars Matching Grant Program: A Successful First Year
200832From Natural Gas to College Degrees: The Arkansas Promise Trust Fund
200731Mortgage Foreclosures: A Review of Trends in Arkansas and Strategies Used by States and Communities to Respond
200730ARHealthNet: Helping Small Businesses Afford Employee Health Coverage
200729New Laws Promoting Asset-Building Opportunities
200628Arkansas’ Individual Development Account (IDA) Program: Survey Shows Broad Impact
200627The Southeast Arkansas College Career Pathways Program
200626Expanding Access to College in Arkansas: A 529 College Savings Plan Match Policy
200525The Next Frontier in Adult Education: Adult Education to College Transition Programs
2005242005 Legislative Session Highlights: New Laws Affecting Low-Income Families in Arkansas
200423Increasing Access to and Completion of College Among Working Adults in Arkansas: The Career Pathways Pilot Project
200422Meeting the Need for Long-Term Care: Strengthening the Nursing Assistant Occupation
200421Making Higher Education More Accessible in Arkansas: The State’s Newest Financial Aid Programs
200320Expanding State Business and Industry Workforce Training Activities: Some Policy Options Including Making Better Use of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
2003192003 Legislative Session Produces Laws to Help Low-Income Families in Arkansas
200218Expanding State Business and Industry Training Activities: Some Policy Options Including Making Better Use of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
200217Meeting the Needs of Employers and Workers Through Sectoral Employment Strategies
200116Nonprofit Sector Makes a Big Impact on the Arkansas Economy
200115Rental Housing and Low-Income Families in Arkansas
200014What the Current Debate on Improving Education in Arkansas is Missing: Workforce Development
200013Workforce Investment Act Performance Standards: Changing the Incentives to Get Better Jobs and Better Wages for Arkansas Workers
200012Achieving Economic Self-Sufficiency Through Welfare Reform
200011Workforce Investment Act Performance Standards: Changing the Incentives to get Better Jobs and Better Wages for Arkansas Workers
200010Workforce Investment Act Unified Plan: Summary and Analysis
19999The Financial Services Modernization Act's Effects on the Community Reinvestment Act
19998The New Arkansas Workforce Investment System: Key Decisions and How to Get Involved
19997Education and Training Options Under Welfare Reform: Changes as a Result of Act 1567 of 1999
19996A Summary of Act 1125: The Arkansas Workforce Investment Act
19995A Summary of Act 1217:The Family Savings Initiative Act
19994Achieving Long-Term Economic Self-Sufficiency: The Importance of Education and Training
19983Workforce Investment Act: Key Implementation Issues
19982Individual Development Accounts
19981Summary of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998