Last November, more than two-thirds of Arkansans voted to gradually increase the minimum wage to $11 per hour by the year 2021. And at the beginning of this January, wages rose from $8.50 an hour to $9.25. However, just two … Continue reading Amending the Amended: Changes to Arkansas’ Minimum Wage Law
After the midterm elections on Nov. 6, the Democrats succeeded in flipping 32 House seats across the country, giving them a majority of 233 seats, while Republicans bolstered their control of the Senate, gaining two seats. This shift of power, … Continue reading Blue wave or red wall?
Hendrix resides in Senate District 35. Vying for that State Senate seat in November are current Senator Jason Rapert and Conway resident Maureen Skinner. Rapert has served as senator since 2011 and is well known in the Conway area. As … Continue reading The race for Senate District 35
On Nov. 6, Arkansas will elect a governor. Republican Asa Hutchinson is the current governor of Arkansas and has been since 2015. The other candidate on the ballot is Democrat Jared Henderson, whose campaign is geared towards education, lowering healthcare … Continue reading The race for governor