Tagged: Dan Douglas

Arkansas Bill Would Allow In-State Tuition for Immigrants

Arkansas Bill Would Allow In-State Tuition for Immigrants

A proposal to extend in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities to some immigrant students is advancing in the Arkansas Legislature after past efforts faltered, including a high-profile push by former Republican presidential hopeful and ex-Gov. Mike Huckabee. read more >

Asa Hutchinson, Lawmakers Hope for Highway Funding Fix

Asa Hutchinson, Lawmakers Hope for Highway Funding Fix

Transportation

Arkansas' Republican governor and legislative leaders say they're hopeful they can find a highway funding solution that's been elusive in recent years. But the two main ideas — raising taxes or tapping into existing tax revenue — still face significant hurdles. read more >

Amazon Has Not Delivered a Sales Tax Windfall, So Far

Amazon Has Not Delivered a Sales Tax Windfall, So Far

LegalTechnology & Telecom

Amazon, the online retailing goliath based in Seattle, announced last February that it would start collecting sales tax owed on purchases made by Arkansas residents. The early, non-exact results are in: more, but not as much as predicted by many. read more >

Back Local Business (Editorial)

Back Local Business (Editorial)

OpinionTechnology & Telecom

The struggle over requiring out-of-state companies to collect sales taxes on online purchases by Arkansans is a prime example of making the perfect the enemy of the good. read more >