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Week 9 in Review: Arkansas’ 91st General Assembly

The Arkansas Legislature has wrapped up week nine of the 91st General Assembly.



Monday, March 6 was the end of bill filing for the 91st General Assembly. On that day, more than 550 bills were filed. Between Friday, March 3 and Monday, March 6, almost 1,000 bills were filed.

According to recent reports, Arkansas legislators have filed the second lowest number of bills in a regular session since 1997.

During the 2017 regular session of the 91st General Assembly, 2,069 bills were filed – seven more than the 2015 Regular Session.

This week the Legislature was primarily focused on:

  • expanding the sale of wine in grocery stores
  • allowing guns on college campuses and other public places
  • charter schools

The House Committee on Public Transportation also passed a bill that would generate more than $200 million for Arkansas Highways.


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