The Center for Economic Development Education at the Institute of Economic Advancement at UALR provides a slide show presentation regarding the role of elected officials in economic development. This slide show was presented at our 2014 Rural Development Conference in Rogers. It provides a broad overview of the role of local elected officials considering the development of an economic development effort and/or to help further explain how local elected officials can improve their program in economic development. Click here to view the slide show.
Smart911 - Arkansas has adopted Smart911 statewide - allowing for better location services and emergency response to rural addresses.