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Arkansas House panel recommends public school funding plan that includes teacher raises

BY: - October 4, 2022

The Arkansas House and Senate education committees on Tuesday split on supporting public school funding recommendations that include additional money for increased teacher salaries.  In a voice vote, the House Education Committee approved the proposal while Senators opposed it. The proposed funding formula, called the matrix, approved by House committee members Tuesday would increase funding […]

Group starts search for 100,000 Arkansans removed from voting rolls as general election approaches

BY: - September 15, 2022

A civic group headed by state Sen. Joyce Elliott launched an effort this week to contact more than 104,000 Arkansans “who may have been inappropriately removed from the voting rolls since 2020” to try to get them registered to vote. Arkansas’ method of striking registered voters from county voting rolls is “inconsistent and outdated,” the […]