Government and Policy in Arkansas
Community and Economic Development and the Public Policy Center work together to provide Arkansans with timely, credible, unbiased and research-based information and education about public issues. Providing Arkansans with an unaligned, research-based connection to government and policy issues.
Public issues are defined as pressing and emerging issues that involve multiple points of view and have widespread consequences. Our goals are to:
- Increase citizen knowledge,
- Increase awareness and understanding of public issues,
- Enhance public participation in decisions regarding public issues and
- Help citizens craft, evaluate and implement alternative solutions to public issues.