We’ve seen a couple of good bills that expand access to voting and that help pregnant and parenting students stay in school become law.
We should be maintaining protections, instead of waiting for children to come to harm before getting involved.
Where have all the good bills gone?
Despite calls for amendments from both sides of the aisle and considerable opposition from public school supporters, Gov. Sanders’ Arkansas LEARNS bill passed the Senate Education Committee on Wednesday and the full Senate on Thursday. As an education policy...
A legislative effort to change child labor laws would make it easier for businesses to hire children under 16 without their parents’ permission.
Beginning on April 1, some Arkansans enrolled in Medicaid will begin to lose their coverage for the first time since early 2020.
Some bills (some helpful, some harmful) have cleared the final hurdle and have become law, so we’re really in the thick of it now.
Gov. Sanders’ proposal to impose work requirements on people enrolled in Arkansas’s Medicaid expansion plan (ARHOME) is a misguided policy that’s already been tried — and failed. What we learned from the flawed experiment was that work requirements don’t...
Find an overview of bills on AACF’s legislative agenda and that AACF generally either supports or opposes.
There are components of this package that we may enthusiastically support, but “empowering” some Arkansas families should not come at the expense of others.