On Friday, November 5, Congress passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The roughly $1.2 trillion bill includes spending for Arkansas, as this chart shows(published by the Eldorado News-Times).
Highway Funding Statistics
Governor Asa Hutchinson was in Rogers this week talking about the need for adequate funding to pay for roads and bridges in Arkansas. He made his comments standing at The AMP, a music venue that only works because of the easy access off Interstate 49. In any Arkansas community you will find businesses like this […]
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 […]
Click on the link below to access the report: Arkansas Transportation by the Numbers – Report
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!