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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 is the voice of business for the region, at all levels of government. We work to advance policies and legislation to create and sustain an environment in which businesses thrive. We communicate constantly with elected officials to be sure your interests are protected and served. If you have questions, contact the Advocacy Team.