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When ARKids First (Arkansas’s state-funded health insurance program for uninsured kids) was passed in March 1997, nearly a quarter of Arkansas children were uninsured. Fast forward almost 20 years, and our uninsured child rate is below 5%! In celebration of...

Garland County is committed to pre-K

At a press conference yesterday, Garland County Schools announced big news in their efforts to expand access to quality pre-K in their area. “The Dawson Education Cooperative in Arkadelphia has partnered with the Hot Springs, Cutter Morning Star, Lakeside, Fountain...

AACF Statement on 5-Year Highway Funding Plan

Statement from Rich Huddleston, executive director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families: Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) believes Governor Asa Hutchinson’s five-year highway funding plan, HB1009/SB11, doesn’t address our long-term highway funding needs and ultimately siphons...