News by Category: Proposed Legislation

Looking Ahead: Arkansas’s 91st General Assembly

The 91st General Assembly convened on Monday at the State Capitol, and the next two months will likely bring a flurry of new laws to Arkansas.  With over 2,000 bills proposed during the last session, legislators face a similar uphill battle with the 2017 session. From establishing the first medical … Read More »

Pot Talk: Burning Questions From Employers About Legalization

by: Jennifer Chang and Bruce Cross This November, voters in Arkansas will consider a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana for medicinal use. If the ballot initiative passes, employers should be prepared to address the complex workplace issues that will inevitably arise as they seek to juggle newly created protections for … Read More »