Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas is the leading voice for business at the State Capitol and serves as the primary business advocate on all issues affecting Arkansas employers Our mission is to promote a pro-business, free-enterprise agenda and prevent anti-business legislation, regulations and rules.
We work on issues that affect you and your employees around the clock. In Washington, D.C. and right here at home, the State Chamber is your advocate on issues such as the Employee Free Choice Act, health care, regulatory issues and workers’ compensation. Supporting the State Chamber is an investment in Arkansas’s future. By working with the State Chamber, businesses unite and achieve goals that simply would not be possible if each were working alone.
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Talk Business & Politics It’s time for Arkansas’ education system to “step on the gas” in preparing students for the workforce, according to Randy Zook, president and CEO of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas. Zook delivered the Dec. 1 address at the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce First…
State Chamber President & CEO Randy Zook says reducing the federal corporate tax rate from 35% to 20% is critical for U.S. companies to remain competitive worldwide. “It makes us more competitive in the global economy,” said Zook, who appeared on this week’s edition of Talk Business & Politics. “It avoids the trapping of profits…
Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace (AHIM) announced that open enrollment for the state’s My Arkansas Insurance Individual Marketplace will begin November 1. The program provides health insurance plans for individuals who do not have access to employer-provided insurance and will use the federal enrollment platform on Healthcare.gov. Individual plans, available through AHIM’s website, myARinsurance.com, are designed…
Leadership Arkansas Class XII will hold Session IV – Agriculture & Outdoor Life on Dec. 11-12 in Stuttgart. The session is being sponsored by Riceland Foods.
The Underwriting Sponsor for the 2017-2018 Leadership Arkansas program is The Citizens Bank of Batesville. The Presenting Sponsor is ARcare, and Statewide Program Sponsors are Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, Farm Credit of Arkansas, Mitchell Communications, Nucor Steel-Arkansas, Southwest Power Pool, and Walmart.
For more information, click https://www.arkansasstatechamber.com/news-publications/news-releases/leadership-arkansas-announces-class-xii/.