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Arkansas Offers Rent Relief to Tenants and Landlords

The state is now offering help to low-income families who have fallen behind on their rent because of financial problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Legislature Enacts Several New Pro-Life Laws

The Arkansas legislature enacted several new pro-life laws during the 2021 regular session.

Legislators Refer Three Proposed Constitutional Amendments to Voters

The legislature referred three proposed constitutional amendments to Arkansas voters. In next year’s statewide general election in November, voters will decide whether or not the three amendments are written into the state Constitution.

Legislators Bring 2021 Regular Session to an End with Extended Recess

The legislature brought the 2021 regular session to a close with a dramatic midnight meeting to approve a Sovereignty Act, which declares new federal laws invalid if they infringe on the right to bear arms.