Latest Blog Posts


ARCHPAC Contribution Form

Read more ›

Architects Haven’t Been a Target During This Legislative Session

Architects Haven’t Been a Target During This Legislative Session

As the 92nd General Assembly winds down, the state Legislature has made quick progress on the two remaining executive priorities of transformation and transportation. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law Senate Bill 336 that increases fuel taxes on gas and diesel fuel at the wholesale level and ups registration fees for electric and hybrid vehicles. SB336 is intended to raise $92 million in additional revenue for highway maintenance that will be coupled with the $290 million projected to be raised if Arkansas voters make the current ½-cent sales tax for highways permanent in the 2020 election. The government transformation bill, […]

Read more ›

Board Member for Benton County Board of Appeals

Benton County is currently seeking candidates to serve on its duly established Board of Appeals, the Board shall include members with the following background and experience: i. One Quorum Court Member ii. One attorney iii. One professional engineer licensed in Arkansas iv. One professional architect or landscape architect v. One city, county or regional planner vi. One realtor or developer vii. One master builder or a person with ten or more years of experience in construction or supervision of construction of buildings. Candidates must be a resident of Benton County, appointed by the County Judge, and confirmed by the Quorum […]

Read more ›

AIA Arkansas Recognized by AIA SGN News

AIA Arkansas Recognized by AIA SGN News

The “Around the Nation” section of the AIA State Government Network newsletter featured AIA Arkansas for our “Meet the Gubernatorial Candidates” lecture at the recent 2014 AIA Arkansas State Convention held in Hot Springs. To view a copy of the article, click the link below. AIA SGN Newsletter – November Edition

Read more ›

Make Sure You’re in the AIA Advocacy Network

The monthly virtual advocacy meeting has been revamped to become the monthly Network call with the next installment being on September 30th at 4:00 pm EDT. AIA Advocacy Network members can join Advocacy staff to hear the latest on the legislative and policy issues that affect the profession. Get the call details and make sure you are eligible to participate.

Read more ›