On the Right Side
Updates from Representative David Meeks- District 46
Public Transportation - House
Public Transportation - House Waterways & Aeronautics Subcommittee
Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative & Military Affairs - House
Aging & Legislative Affairs - House Leg., Military & Veterans Affairs Joint Performance Review (JPR)
Non-Voting: Public Health, Welfare and Labor Committee - House
Fayetteville Shale Caucus
Co-Chair: Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution
Promises Made, Promises Kept:
Create Jobs by Cutting Taxes:
Co-sponsored the Capital Gains Tax Reduction, the Grocery Tax Cut, and the Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. Also supported the reduction in the Used Car Sales Tax.
Fought against an increase in the severance tax which threatened to cost jobs in the natural gas industry.
Voted against the state budget, which increased state spending by over $80 million.
Supported the Online Checkbook Bill, which will bring greater transparency to state spending.
Protecting State's Rights:
Sponsored HB1053 - Healthcare Freedom Act (To protect Arkansas from being forced to purchase health insurance)
Co-Sponsored HCR1010 - Claiming State's Rights Under the Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution
Co-Sponsored SB113, An Act To Prohibit Health Insurance Exchange Policies From Offering Coverage for Abortions Except Thru a Separate Rider
Supported several Pro-Gun bills as the Arkansas Firearms Freedom Act
Named the Top State Legislator - "What sets David Meeks apart is an attitude of service."
Named as one of the twenty to watch in 2011 by the Arkansas Democrat Gazette-River Valley