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COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 23

December 11, 2020 This is our last policy update of the year. Next year, we’ll start our weekly legislative updates during the Arkansas General Assembly’s legislative session. This year is certainly one that will go down in the history...

COVID-19 And Policy Update, Vol. 22

November 13, 2020 A week after the election, we’re still analyzing how the results might affect public policy in Arkansas. We’ll talk about this and more in a series of meetings next week that are part of our Children’s Policy...

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...

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...

Arkansas Ranks as Bottom-Quarter State for Babies

New data released June 11 shows that before the COVID-19 pandemic, Arkansas ranked as a bottom-quarter state for babies. The State of Babies Yearbook: 2020, released by early childhood development nonprofit ZERO TO THREE, comes at a critical time...