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Simplified: Income Tax Cuts

Simplified: Income Tax Cuts

Look, we know you have limited time. It's hard to research every single issue you hear about in the news or on social media, especially in a climate riddled with partisan posturing. We're endeavoring to cut through the rhetoric and give a straight down the middle,...

Senator Keith Ingram’s Farewell Speech

Senator Keith Ingram’s Farewell Speech

Arkansas Senate March 8, 2022 You know, I walked onto this floor as a-- in 1963. I was eight years old, and this was what I wanted to do. I wanted to be a senator like my father. And I've had the great honor and pleasure to know so many Arkansans in this body that...

Senator Joyce Elliott’s Farewell Speech

Senator Joyce Elliott’s Farewell Speech

Arkansas Senate March 8, 2022 I always wondered how I would feel when I come to this point. Let me tell you, it's not sad at all because I do know it was such a privilege to do this for all of these years. And I've done what I came to do, my dead level best. And I was...

Senator Sturch’s Farewell Speech w/ transcript

Senator Sturch’s Farewell Speech w/ transcript

Arkansas Senate August 11, 2022 Sturch Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, colleagues. I, too, share some of the same sentiments Senator Hendren just mentioned. The reason, main reason I wanted to come down here was to also say thank you. First, thank you to my...

Senator Hendren’s Farewell Speech w/ transcript

Senator Hendren’s Farewell Speech w/ transcript

Arkansas Senate August 11, 2022 Hendren Well, here we are again. You know, when Ann texted me and said, would you like to say a word, I initially said no. Because I hate to do things that draw attention and try to be very under the radar and low key about things. But...

Simplified: Teacher Pay Raises

Simplified: Teacher Pay Raises

Look, we know you have limited time. It's hard to research every single issue you hear about in the news or on social media, especially in a climate riddled with partisan posturing. We're endeavoring to cut through the rhetoric and give a straight down the middle,...

Local Matters: 1,990 candidates for county office

Let's get local. You probably don't know your Congressman. You most likely don't know your State Senator, at least not very well. But odds are you know your Justice of the Peace or your County Sheriff or the County Judge. Local matters. That's why we've added a new...

Senate 7 Result and Analysis

On Feb. 8, Colby Fulfer (R) narrowly defeated Lisa Parks (D) in the Senate District 7 special election to fill former Senator Lance Eads’ seat in the wake of his resignation to pursue career opportunities.    The decision came down to just 34 votes. with Fulfer...