Arkansas House Updates 2023

In the months leading up to the 2023 Regular Session, several legislators were meeting with mental health providers, medical professionals, and behavioral health stakeholders to assess the strengths and weaknesses of the mental and behavioral health care currently available in the state. This study resulted in several recommendations and as a result, the 94th General […]

Update on Arkansas Transportation Laws

In the most recent legislative session, the Arkansas General Assembly made several changes to our laws regarding transportation. The new laws impact everything from distracted driving to getting your car tags. Below is a list of acts signed this year regarding transportation: Act 445 seeks to strengthen our laws regarding distracted driving. It states if a distracted […]

Congressman Moran’s Statement Following Passage of the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Nathaniel Moran (TX-01) released the following statement today after voting in support of H.R. 734, the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2023, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives with a 219-203 vote: “Earlier this month, the Biden Administration proposed new Title IX rules that would prohibit public […]

Arkansas House of Representatives Second to last week 2023

When the House reconvenes on Monday, members will likely be entering the last week of the 2023 Regular Session. Currently, the General Assembly is expected to adjourn on April 7. Before members adjourn, they will be addressing education funding, tax cuts, and amending the Revenue Stabilization Act which prioritizes spending for the next fiscal year. […]

Congressman Moran, House Republicans Pass H.R. 1 – the Lower Energy Costs Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Nathaniel Moran (TX-01) released the following statement today after H.R. 1, the Lower Energy Costs Act, passed the House of Representatives by a 225-204 vote: “Earlier this week during my monthly tele-town hall, I asked East Texans how they felt about current energy prices, with 94% of the respondents stating that they were indeed […]

Arkansas House Week 10 of 2023

When House members return from the spring break recess, they will begin the process reviewing proposed constitutional amendments. Those hearings will take place in the House State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee. Every member who has filed a proposed constitutional amendment will have the opportunity to present his or her proposal during the committee meetings. […]