A bill that would force Arkansas public universities and colleges to allow staff members to carry concealed handguns advanced from the Senate Judiciary Committee on a voice vote.
Both Governor Hutchinson’s tax cut for low-income earners and an alternative low-income tax relief bill calling for an Earned Income Tax Credit advanced on a voice vote in the House Revenue and Tax committee Thursday at the state Capitol. Both…
Several state legislators who had been critical of Governor Hutchinson’s $50 million tax cut for Arkansas’s lowest earners now say they will support the plan.
Rep. Warwick Sabin (D-Little Rock) has filed alternative legislation to Governor Hutchinson’s proposed $50 million tax cut on Arkansans who earn less than $21,000. The Working Families Opportunity Act would establish a state Earned Income Tax Credit.