Small businesses are the heartbeat of our neighborhoods and the lifeblood of our local economy

Small businesses are the heartbeat of our neighborhoods and the lifeblood of our local economy

In Arkansas, small businesses make up the majority of the business landscape, at 99.3% of all businesses in the state. This equates to 258,552 businesses. Small businesses can be found in every corner of our state. Small Business Saturday is the day after Black Friday. It is a day to celebrate and support small businesses…

Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives 10-29-21

Weekly Column from the Arkansas House of Representatives 10-29-21

According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 363,781 people in Arkansas, or 14.8% of the adult population, have diabetes. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and the number one cause of kidney failure, lower-limb amputations, and adult blindness. In the last 20 years, the number of adults nationwide diagnosed…