March 13th, 2007
Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, Sen. Gilbert Baker and several others on Monday touted Baker’s bill that would create a pilot program to match contributions by low and middle-income families to Arkansas’ college savings plans for their children and grandchildren.
February 9th, 2007
A bill to severely limit interest rates charged for “payday loans” overwhelmingly passed the Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday, marking the biggest threat to the practice in the eight years that it has been legal in the state.
January 5th, 2007
LITTLE ROCK – Bringing its system for taxing natural gas production into line with the times could put $4.5 billion to $7.5 billion into Arkansas coffers over the next 30 years, according to a report released Thursday by a nonprofit group.
January 4th, 2007
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Advocates for Children & Families and Southern Good Faith Fund’s Public Policy Program released two reports Thursday on policy opportunities related to Arkansas’ severance tax on natural gas in the wake of development of the Fayetteville Shale Play.
December 18th, 2006
ARHealthNet, a new program designed to help small businesses offer health insurance to their employees, will be available effective Jan. 1. It will be administered by NovaSys Health and sold by local insurance agents.