Sixty-nine percent of likely Arkansas voters favor a half-cent sales tax for roads that will be on the November ballot, according to a poll released by Gov. Asa Hutchinson Sept. 23. The poll of 800 likely voters by Gilmore Strategy Group found 69% in favor of Issue 1 and 18% opposed, with 13% undecided. The […]
Highway Funding Statistics
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By Tina Alvey DaleTalk Business & Politics If Issue 1, which would make Arkansas’ half-cent sales tax for roads and highways permanent, does not win voter approval in November, Sebastian County and the cities in it could lose $3.45 million in funding annually. That was the message from Joe Quinn, executive director of Arkansas Good […]
(VIDEO) The Highway 70 corridor between Little Rock and Hot Springs has seen vastly improved and its impact is stunning. Even to the point of creating a new downtown resurgence in Hot Springs!
By Joe Quinn, Arkansas Good Roads Foundation Executive Director In many ways there are probably no Arkansas elected officials who have a better finger on the pulse of a community than a county judge or small town mayor. Spend some time wandering through a county courthouse, or a modest city hall that shares space with […]
An eastbound semi-trailer truck rolls along Interstate 40 between Little Rock and Memphis. Photo by Bill Paddack By Noel Oman, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, June 13, 2019 The Arkansas Department of Transportation would spend nearly $500 million over 20 years to widen sections of Interstate 40 between North Little Rock and West Memphis, according to a draft […]