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State Legislature Reconvenes to Draw New Congressional District Boundaries

The Senate and House Committees on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs are reviewing bills to draw new geographic boundaries for the four Congressional Districts in Arkansas.

State Colleges and Universities Report Fall Semester Enrollment

Enrollment has dropped at many state-supported colleges and universities because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Legislature to Redraw Congressional Districts

The legislature is preparing to convene again on September 29, to redraw boundaries of the four Congressional districts in Arkansas.

Legislators Support Expansion of Broadband Networks

Arkansas legislators continue to support a statewide expansion of broadband service as quickly as possible, especially in areas where there is no Internet at all and in places where the technology is obsolete.

Federal Appeals Court has ruled in favor of the state Education Department

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the state Education Department, and against four south Arkansas school districts that want to be exempt from the state school choice law.