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Apply to be a State Policy Fellow!

Are you or someone you know interested in tackling domestic policy challenges in areas like health care, taxes, anti-poverty policy, education, and criminal justice? Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families (AACF) would like to share information with you about the State...

AACF Statement on Passage of GOP Tax Plan

After the House and Senate voted last night to pass the GOP tax bill, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, released the following statement: The GOP tax plan passed last night by Congress is nothing more than...

The Effect of Juvenile Justice Reform

A productive and efficient juvenile justice system creates a stronger workforce, reduces ongoing expenses related to incarceration, and helps kids avoid pitfalls that could keep them from achieving their potential. The juvenile justice system in Arkansas is in desperate need...

AACF Statement on Passage of Senate Tax Bill

Following Senate passage of the Republican tax bill, Rich Huddleston, Executive Director of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, released the following statement: Both the Senate and House tax bills are costly new giveaways to the very wealthy and...

Untangling Arkansas’s Sales Taxes

We hear a lot about what’s going on with the tax-policy debate at the federal level, but we can’t lose sight of important discussions that continue at the state level here in Arkansas. Our state Tax Reform and Relief...