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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Little Rock — Arkansans for Jobs and Justice, the diverse coalition of advocates for commonsense tort reform, announced that Carl Vogelpohl has been selected to manage the committee’s campaign to support the passage of the constitutional amendment SJR8 in Arkansas. An Arkansas native, Vogelpohl has served as Chief of Staff to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge since…
Group Committed to Passing Commonsense Reforms Protecting Arkansans, Jobs Little Rock – A coalition representing a diverse group of Arkansans has joined together to support commonsense reforms that will help make Arkansas more competitive with surrounding states and protect everyday Arkansans. Paperwork was filed today for Arkansans for Jobs and Justice to advocate for the…
Recognition is the first thing that comes to mind, but for those that understand the process it’s about improving organizational performance. Preparing an application itself can be used as a system of accountability for continual improvement. It involves work (you don’t just fill out a form), but the rewards are a thorough assessment of priorities,…
Leadership Arkansas Class XII will hold Session II – Arkansas’s Workforce on October 26-27 in Fort Smith. The session is being sponsored by First National Bank of Fort Smith, Gerdau Special Steel North America and AOG.
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/.
Presented by Dover Dixon Horne PLLC Attorneys at Law. Luncheon sponsors: Arkansas Sales & Use Tax School and Nucor Arkansas. Partner sponsors: Kutak Rock LLP and United Capital Financial Life Management. Join us for an in-depth look at Arkansas taxes from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2 at The Capital Hotel located at 111 W. Markham St. in Little Rock. A networking reception will immediately follow the conference from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in The Capital Hotel Bar.
The Arkansas Tax Conference will bring together senior administrators, in-house experts and leading practitioners for an in-depth look at Arkansas taxes.
To register or for more information, click https://www.arkansasstatechamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Tax-Conference-Flyer-Agenda-Registration-Form-Updated-and-Revised.pdf
Save the date for the State Chamber/AIA Annual Meeting, which will be held Wednesday, November 8 in the Wally Allen Ballroom of the Statehouse Convention Center. Danielle DiMartino Booth, the author of “Fed Up: An Insider’s Take on Why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America,” will be the keynote speaker.