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Key Issues

 

Education & Workforce

The chamber opposes:

  • Attempts to enact a Public Employee Collective Bargaining Act
  • Legislation that requires public or private employers to withhold union dues from employee paychecks
  • Any attempt to repeal, reverse, or limit the Arkansas Right to Work law

Keeping Our Community Safe

The chamber supports:

  • Increasing county reimbursement rates for state prisoners
  • A new, dedicated revenue source for the Pulaski County jail
  • Innovative improvements to state and local prevention, intervention, and treatment efforts
  • Timely transfer of state prisoners in the Pulaski County jail to Department of Corrections facilities

 

Questions about advocacy issues?

The chamber serves as the interface between the business community and government at all levels. To that end, the chamber’s priority in the public arena is simple and straightforward – to promote policies which increase its members’ profits. If you have questions, contact the Advocacy Team.