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Gov. Asa Hutchinson presents the final state budget proposal of his term-limited time in office on Nov. 10, 2022
Education / Government & Politics

Arkansas Governor Recommends School Funding Increase

The proposal calls for increasing public school funding by $200 million in the fiscal year that begins July 2023 and by $350 million the following year. read more >
The Arkansas Capitol building in Little Rock.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

State Finishes Fiscal Year With Record $1.6B Surplus

The surplus came in higher than the revised May forecast of $1.47 billion. read more >
The Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

State Tax Revenue Falls 22% in May

The forecast for the fiscal year was revised to reflect an expected year-end surplus of $1.47 billion. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Education / Government & Politics

Hutchinson Considers Special Session as State Surplus Grows

The Republican governor is weighing proposals to use the money for tax relief, broadband expansion and more. read more >