In every regular session the legislature can refer up to three proposed constitutional amendments to voters.
Bill would allow some high school athletes to make money from selling themselves
A bill filed in the Arkansas Legislature focused on students-athlete’s publicity rights looks like a win-win for all involved on the surface. But student-athlete advocates call foul on it.
COMMENTARY: Lawmaker to take another swing at your right to know
Rep. Mary Bentley is pushing for county governments, city councils and school boards to be more like the Legislature.
Arkansas legislators file two bills related to abortion during Spring Break
By TESS VRBIN | Arkansas Advocate Arkansas legislators filed two bills Wednesday morning pertaining to abortion, which is all but illegal in the state. Arkansas has one of the nation’s strictest abortion […]
State legislature takes a break | Arkansas Advocate
The Arkansas House and Senate adjourned on Thursday for a week off, and the Spring Break probably comes at a good time.
Sen. Crowell’s Capitol Week in Review
The legislature has advanced a long list of bills to prevent voter fraud and protect the integrity of elections.
COMMENTARY: A win for keeping the public in public meetings in Arkansas
Government transparency supporters in Arkansas won a skirmish Wednesday in a long-running battle over the public’s right to know.