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Arkansas’ Booming Economy

Governor’s Weekly Address The economy in our state is booming, which allows us to keep existing businesses and to attract new ones. Since December, 10 companies have announced that they are expanding their Arkansas operations or plan to open here. These new or expanding businesses will infuse...

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Boating Safety in Arkansas

View from the House A vast majority of recreational vacations are water-related, and Arkansas is ready. With more than 600,000 acres of lakes, there’s plenty of space for fishing, swimming, sailing, boating and more. Before you head out on the water this summer, we want to remind you of a few...

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LR Regional Chamber Names Ben France VP of Economic Development

LITTLE ROCK – The Little Rock Regional Chamber is pleased to announce that Ben France has been named Vice President of Economic Development. In this capacity Ben will lead all economic development work for the chamber including new business recruitment as well as existing business expansion and...

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2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation announced the 2018 Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame inductees last week, as well as the recipients of its Legacy Award. Arkansas Outdoor Hall of Fame Inductees Jim Hinkle, Mountain View – A former Arkansas Game and Fish commissioner, Hinkle served 14 years...

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Congratulations Class of 2018

Governor’s Weekly Address May is the month for graduations, which probably makes May the month with more speeches than any other month of the year. This week I spoke to the graduating class of Ozarka College in Melbourne. And all over the state, we have high schools graduations as well. I...

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Poll Workers to Enforce New Photo ID for Primary Election

View from the Senate LITTLE ROCK – When Arkansas voters go to the polls for the primary elections on May 22, or if they vote early beginning May 7, they will have to present a government-issued photo ID in order to get a regular ballot. The photo ID is required under Act 633 of 2017, which...