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COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 19

September 18, 2020 Even before the pandemic, Arkansas’s uninsured rate was climbing faster than almost any other state. That and other issues are included in this latest edition of the Arkansas Advocates policy update, which will arrive in your...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 18

September 4, 2020 With Labor Day weekend upon us, state officials say they’re concerned about social gatherings resulting in a spike in coronavirus cases in the Natural State. We hope you and your family stay safe and healthy this holiday...

Racist voter suppression continues

Last week, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled invalid a proposed ballot initiative that would allow voters to decide if the state should create a citizens’ redistricting commission. A lawsuit in federal court seeks to put the initiative back on...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 17

August 21, 2020 Reopening schools, constitutional amendment proposals and pandemic unemployment payments are among the issues in this edition of your Arkansas Advocates’ policy update. It will arrive in your inbox every other Friday. AACF calls for a pause...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 16

August 7, 2020 Ensuring a complete census in Arkansas just got harder, and negotiations on federal coronavirus relief legislation remain in limbo. These and other issues are included in this edition of your Arkansas Advocates’ policy update. Census deadline...