Bart Hester

Making History – Act 879 & Greed

July 10, 2019 // 0 Comments

“I frequently ask people, ‘What history will we write together?’”– Senator Will Bond Senator Will Bond (D- Jacksonville) announced he will not run for [...]

Week 10 Arkansas Legislative Scorecard 2019

March 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 92ndArkansas General Assembly has just three weeks to go and things have hit a fever pitch. Even with a shortened week due to Spring Break, the legislature heard some of [...]

Internet Tax 2.0 – Numbers Don’t Add Up

March 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

After telling the Arkansas Democrat Gazette he planned to wait and run the Internet Tax 2.0 bill next week[1], Sen. Bart Hester instead ran and passed the bill (SB576) out of [...]

Week 4 Legislative Scorecard 2019

February 11, 2019 // 0 Comments

Week four of the legislative session saw some good economic freedom bills progress through the legislative process. Legislation on income tax cuts, housing design freedom, [...]

Week 3 Legislative Scorecard 2019

February 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Things began to heat up in the third week of the 92nd General Assembly. The Governor announced his long-anticipated income tax cut plan, which, unlike prior draft [...]