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Census 2020: Counting the Hard to Count

The 2020 Census is less than a year away. And as the state government, local governments, and community organizations plan their outreach and awareness efforts, it is important to note that some Arkansans are more likely to be left...

We Must Count All Children

Today, April 1, marks one year until the U.S. Census starts. At Arkansas Advocates, we’re already working to ensure we have an accurate count of all people in our state, but especially young children. It’s estimated that in 2010,...

ICYMI: Weekly Legislative Update Feb. 27-March 3

HEALTH: HB1465, a bill to freeze enrollment in the Medicaid expansion program for low-income adults, passed out of the House of Representatives this week. The bill, which prevents any newly eligible people from enrolling in the health coverage program...