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Legislature Refers Three Proposed Amendments to Voters

During the recent regular session, the legislature referred three proposed constitutional amendments to Arkansas voters.

Legislature Passes Balanced Budget, Completes 2019 Regular Session

The legislature completed the 2019 regular session after finalizing a balanced budget of about $5.75 billion in general revenue for next fiscal year.

Lethal Injection Records to Become Confidential

The Correction Department will keep secret any records about lethal injection and carrying out the death penalty, under a bill that exempts those records from the state Freedom of Information Act.

Legislature Refers Term Limits Proposal to Arkansas Voters

The Senate voted to refer to Arkansas voters a term limits amendment that would restrict future legislators to 12-year terms.