Rick McClure

Rep. DeAnn Vaught

Arkansas House approves governor’s education legislation, sends back to Senate

BY: - March 2, 2023

This story was updated at 6:05 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2023. Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ broad education package is one step closer to becoming law following approval by the Arkansas House of Representatives Thursday.  After about an hour and a half of debate, lawmakers passed Senate Bill 294, also called the LEARNS Act, by a […]

Rep. Jay Richardson

Immigrant drivers license bill halted in committee

BY: - February 16, 2023

A bill to clarify and expand driver’s license eligibility for noncitizens failed in the House Public Transportation committee Thursday despite having bipartisan support.  Arkansas law currently permits certain noncitizens to obtain drivers licenses. House Bill 1429 would have extended that to additional noncitizens who provide documentation of their identity, Arkansas residency, taxpayer status through an […]