Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

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Legislative and Policy Updates

GCDD Update from the Executive Director

Posted: 03/27/20

03/27/20 SITUATIONAL UPDATE - For Immediate Release

Information Contact: Eric Munson, Executive Director

501-682-2912 • eric.munson@dfa.arkansas.gov

GCDD Update from the Executive Director - COVID-19

LITTLE ROCK (March 27, 2020) – Amid increasing concerns over the Read More about GCDD Update from the Executive Director >


Governor Issues Call for Special Legislative Session of the 92nd General Assembly

Posted: 03/25/20

Governor Asa Hutchinson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 25, 2020

Governor Issues Call for Special Legislative Session of the 92nd General Assembly

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today issued the official call to legislators for an Extraordinary Session of the 92nd Read More about Governor Issues Call for Special Legislative Session of the 92nd General Assembly >


A Message from the Executive Director

Posted: 03/20/20

03/20/20 SITUATIONAL UPDATE - For Immediate Release

Information Contact: Eric Munson, Executive Director

501-682-2912 • eric.munson@dfa.arkansas.gov

A Message from the Executive Director

LITTLE ROCK (March 20, 2020) – The Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities Read More about A Message from the Executive Director >


Governor Expedites Unemployment Benefits For Those Impacted by COVID-19

Posted: 03/17/20

Governor Asa Hutchinson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2020

Governor Hutchinson Expedites Unemployment Benefits For Those Impacted by COVID-19

WEST MEMPHIS – Governor Asa Hutchinson has directed the Arkansas Department of Commerce to expedite unemployment benefits to assist Arkansans whose employment Read More about Governor Expedites Unemployment Benefits For Those Impacted by COVID-19 >


Governor’s Council Shares Public Health Emergency Preparedness Resources

Posted: 03/13/20

03/13/20 SITUATIONAL UPDATE - For Immediate Release

Information Contact: Eric Munson, Executive Director 501-682-2912 • eric.munson@dfa.arkansas.gov

Governor’s Council Shares Public Health Emergency Preparedness Resources

LITTLE ROCK (March 13, 2020) – The Governor's Read More about Governor’s Council Shares Public Health Emergency Preparedness Resources >


Gov. Hutchinson Signs Executive Order to Provide Increased Support for State Response to COVID-19

Posted: 03/12/20

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 11, 2020

Governor Hutchinson Confirms State’s First Presumptive Positive COVID-19 Case

Signs Executive Order to Provide Increased Support for State Response

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today confirmed the first presumptive positive Read More about Gov. Hutchinson Signs Executive Order to Provide Increased Support for State Response to COVID-19 >


Arkansas State Legislature 92nd General Assembly - Fiscal Session, 2020

Posted: 03/03/20

04/08/2020     Legislative Fiscal Session Session Officially Convenes 05/07/2020     Legislative Fiscal Session Scheduled Adjournment

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES 2020 FISCAL SESSION   Election Day: Tuesday, March 3, 2020   Pre-fiscal session budget hearings:  Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Budget hearings tentative dates are Wednesday, March 4, 2020 through Read More about Arkansas State Legislature 92nd General Assembly - Fiscal Session, 2020 >

FEDERAL Policy Update (As of February 27, 2020)

Posted: 02/28/20

UPDATE FROM THE GCDD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:

Immigration - In late January, the US Supreme Court upheld the Department of Homeland Security’s updated rule expanding the criteria the government can use to determine visas or long term status of legal immigrants. Read More about FEDERAL Policy Update (As of February 27, 2020) >


Policy Update - Legislative and Policy Update Archive 2018-2019

Posted: 01/01/20

You can find an archive of GCDD Arkansas Legislative and Policy Updates from 2018 and 2019 here: https://gcdd.arkansas.gov/legislative-updates

Read More about Policy Update - Legislative and Policy Update Archive 2018-2019 >

Ready. Set. Know.

Posted: 09/04/19

NEWS

For Immediate Release

Information Contact:  Eric Munson, Executive Director 501-682-2912 • eric.munson@dfa.arkansas.gov

Ready. Set. Know. event offers free training on emergency preparedness to individuals with developmental disabilities

LITTLE ROCK Read More about Ready. Set. Know. >


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