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Proposed Arkansas ballot measure would make abortion access a constitutional right

BY: - November 27, 2023

The Arkansas Attorney General’s Office will decide Tuesday whether a proposed measure to enshrine abortion as a constitutional right will go on the 2024 statewide ballot. State government entities would not be allowed to “prohibit, penalize, delay or restrict” Arkansans’ access to abortion up to 18 weeks of pregnancy under the Arkansas Reproductive Healthcare Amendment, […]

New ballot title submitted to repeal Arkansas ‘tampon tax’ after rejected first attempt

BY: - September 27, 2023

An advocacy group submitted new language Wednesday to Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin for a ballot initiative to exempt feminine hygiene products from state sales tax, two days after Griffin rejected an earlier attempt. Additionally, the new proposal would also exempt diapers from sales tax — a change from the initial initiated act offered earlier […]

Sanders plugs Arkansas LEARNS Act benefits before receptive Jonesboro audience

BY: - April 25, 2023

JONESBORO — Touting her new education overhaul during a town hall meeting in Jonesboro Monday evening, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she expects Arkansas will soon lead the nation in elementary and high school education. “We’ll see significant changes,” she said to a crowd of about 120 in a small theater inside the Fowler Center […]