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Misinformed Legislators Pass Unfunded Mandate That Can Jeopardize Animals, Tourism and the Poultry Industry

Most folks in Arkansas cherish our animals, whether it be for food, income, or, best of all, as companions. Secure Arkansas believes that we have a right to know what will affect our health as well as what will affect the health of our pets and our livelihoods. In 2011, Mike Beebe, Governor of Arkansas, signed a bill into law that requires all districts providing water for over 5000 people to add hydrofluosilicic acid to their water supply. The water fluoridation mandate bill was rushed through the House and Senate in less than 7 working days – hardly enough time to hear from all the citizens in Arkansas that actually voted against adding a known toxic substance to our water.

Possible New Hispanic District

New legislative districts are in the process of being drawn up by the Board of Apportionment and a new Hispanic district in Northwest Arkansas is being considered. Draft versions of maps of the new districts should be available by 4 p.m., July 19, on the Board of Apportionment website. Following are the telephone numbers for the Board:

Representative Collins to Create Hispanic District

Following is a letter that it appears has gone out from Charlie Collins (R-Fayetteville) to all our Arkansas representatives. This letter was sent to us by a Secure Arkansas supporter in Northwest Arkansas.

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Can You Believe These Republicans Voted for This Bill? Flanked by environmentalists, Sen. Broadway and the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Kathy Webb, Gov. Mike Beebe signs legislation to make schools and government buildings more energy efficient.

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