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Legislature Tweaks School Choice Laws

The legislature updated Arkansas school choice laws when it approved Act 754 of 2019 earlier this year.

Legislature Began Work on Levees After 2015 Floods

Flooding has caused more than $100 million in damage to infrastructure in Arkansas, according to the governor's request for federal relief.

Independent Assessment Says Tobacco Settlement Commission Meeting Targets

The Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission distributes funds to seven public health programs. According to an independent evaluation, they're meeting an overwhelming majority of their goals.

New Law Guarantees Elementary Students at Least 40 Minutes of Recess Every Day

Elementary school students in Arkansas will get at least 40 minutes a day of recess under legislation approved earlier this year by the General Assembly.