Senator Ronald Caldwell
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- District: 10
- Seniority: 5
- District Address: 120 CR 393, Wynne, 72396
- Phone: 501-682-6107
- Email: ronald.caldwell@Senate.ar.gov
- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Real Estate Developer
- Legislative Service: Senate 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2021
Senator Ronald Caldwell represents Senate District 10, which is made up of Cross, Jackson, Monroe, Prairie and Woodruff Counties and parts of Arkansas, Lee, Lonoke, Poinsett and St. Francis Counties. First elected to the Senate in November of 2012, he was sworn in on the first day of the regular session of 2013.
Senator Caldwell is chair of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Economic Development, co-chair of the Lottery Oversight Subcommittee and vice co-chair of the Employee Benefits Division Oversight Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee, the Joint Energy Committee, the Senate Committee on Rules, Resolutions and Memorials, the Arkansas Legislative Council, the Joint Budget Committee, the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee, the Occupation Licensing Review Subcommittee and the Uniform Personnel Classification and Compensation Subcommittee.
In the 92nd General Assembly, Senator Caldwell was chair of State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee which reviewed the Arkansas Government Transformation Bill that became ACT 910 of 2019. The committee spent almost four weeks on the bill while still considering other legislation assigned to the committee. Act 910 was over 2,000 pages long and affected every department and agency in the executive branch.
In past sessions, Senator Caldwell has sponsored legislation that affected the Arkansas Medicaid Program, the Teachers Retirement System and the mergers of Technical Institutes and Community Colleges. He has voted to ban abortions after twenty weeks or whenever the heartbeat is determined.
Senator Caldwell is active with the Cross County Economic Development Commission, the National Rifle Association, the Dallas Safari Club, Delta Waterfowl and Honduras Medical-Dental. He is a real estate investor and the owner of Caldwell Development, LLC and Caldwell Family Enterprises, LLC. He is the past owner of Caldwell Lumber Co., Inc.
A native of Wynne, Arkansas, Senator Caldwell graduated from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He and his wife Brenda Ann have one son, one daughter and three grandchildren. Senator Caldwell and his wife are members of the Wynne Baptist Church.
- Chair: AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT - SENATE
- Co-Chair: ALC-LOTTERY OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE
- Vice-Chair: ALC-EMPLOYEE BENEFITS DIVISION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE
- ALC-OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
- ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL (ALC)
- LEGISLATIVE JOINT AUDITING-STATE AGENCIES
- LEGISLATIVE JOINT AUDITING
- REVENUE & TAX - SENATE
- JBC-ADMINISTRATIVE RULE REVIEW SUBCOMMITTEE
- ENERGY - JOINT
- SENATE RULES, RESOLUTIONS & MEMORIALS
- JOINT BUDGET COMMITTEE
Senator Ronald Caldwell
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