- The Arkansas House approved a bill today that
would provide 20 million dollars a year in incentives for
The proposal was one of House Speaker Benny Petrus' priorities
for the session. It would provide 16 million dollars a year for
companies to develop the fuels, while the remaining four
million dollars would be split evenly between research and a
The House voted 98-to-two in favor of the proposal, which now
goes to the Senate.
Representatives Aaron Burkes, a Republican from Lowell, and Dan
Greenberg, a Republican from Little Rock, voted against the bill.