January 8, 2012 by Justin Harris
As you have heard it said before, this was a Historic Year. The largest number of Republicans was voted into the State House and Senate, and 2012 looks to be an even bigger year for gains because of the Conservative Movement. Voters, in the state and in the nation, want to get back to the basics of what our government is supposed to do. I will say, I’m honored to be one of the first Republican Legislators to serve from the city of West Fork. Of course, along with changes, there were many difficulties. The witness of change has brought a “Changing of the Guard.” This past year has brought on some of the worst political and personal attacks on legislators that have taken place in the State’s history. Being one of them, on the receiving end, we have taken it all in stride. One realizes that it has little to do with them, and it has more to do with the bigger picture of “How will this State be governed in the next decade?” We are currently headed for an economic crisis in Arkansas, and that is why change must come. The Forestry Department is currently in the hole …Read More...
October 22, 2011 by Justin Harris
The determination of the Governor and state health officials to jump into the murky waters of deeply flawed and misguided federal legislation is why House and Senate Republicans recently opposed the establishment of a federally mandated health insurance exchange, a key provision in President Obama’s health care law.Read More...