A legislative committee approved a proposed Arkansas law on Wednesday that would require able-bodied adults to work or volunteer part-time to receive federal housing assistance.
Richard Womack (R) of Arkadelphia was elected to serve in the Arkansas House of Representatives in 2012 and has begun his sixth term as State Representative for District 90.
Gonzales has been the primary sponsor of nine bills in the House that were passed into law and the primary House sponsor of eight successful Senate bills. He has co-sponsored 14 House bills and 14 Senate bills that are now state law.
Lawmakers and legislative leaders were sworn in on Monday, but that was just an opening act for Tuesday’s inauguration of Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
In a voice vote, the House Education Committee approved the proposal while Senators opposed it.
At a recent candidate meet and greet hosted by Clark County Farm Bureau, those running for political office were invited to introduce themselves and discuss their platform.