Tax cuts for the richest Arkansans top the agenda for the ledge. On Jan. 14, the Arkansas legislature convened for the 2019 regular session, state government's brief spasm of lawmaking, budget-making, wheeling and dealing. November's blue wave sloshed its way into many statehouses — Democrats gained over 300 state legislative seats across the country in the midterms, including 14 in Texas — but it left Arkansas virtually untouched. The party's pickup of two hard-fought House seats in Northwest Arkansas was offset by the loss of two rural districts in the eastern part of the state. The GOP continues to hold supermajorities in both the Senate (26 out of 35 seats) and the House of Representatives (76 out of...
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What to expect from the 92nd Arkansas General Assembly