ASDA led the effort to pass Act 1414: “An Act to create an exemption from the sales and use tax for dental appliances sold by or to dentists or certain other professionals” Dear ASDA Member, During the course of the 89th General Assembly (2013), ASDA was successful in leading the effort to repeal the longstanding sales [...]

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ASDA has received a phone call from a central Arkansas CPA stating that three of his dentist clients were the victims of identity theft. The theft was discovered when the dentists’ tax return was filed, only to learn that the IRS had already processed a return on the dentists’ name and social security number. According to [...]

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HB1355 Fluoride Bill Defeated Again in Senate Committee

March 25, 2015

Posted March 25, 2015, 1:30PM State Capitol – Proponents of HB1355 by Rep. Jack Ladyman (R- Jonesboro) failed again to secure the approval of the Senate Public Health Committee during a special order of business this morning. The first unsuccessful attempt came on March 3 when the committee rejected HB1355 by a vote of 3-2. Again today, the bill [...]

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HB1355 (Fluoride bill) Set for Special Order of Business in Senate Public Health Committee Today

March 18, 2015

Updated March 25, 2015: 9:00AM STATE CAPITOL – House Bill 1355 by Rep. Jack Ladyman (R-Jonesboro), which would allow local control of the amount of fluoride in community water systems, will be heard as a special order of business before the Senate Public Health Committee this morning at 10:00AM. The bill failed in committee on March 3 [...]

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Obituary: Dr. James D. Koonce of Little Rock

March 17, 2015

Dr James D. Koonce (Col/Ret US Army) 1944 – 2015 DR JAMES D KOONCE (COL/RET US ARMY), passed away in Little Rock, Ark. on March 12, 2015. Born on March 7, 1944 in Harlingen, Texas, his parents were Maurine and J.D. Koonce. In 1967, he received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas, [...]

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HB1355 Lacks Votes to Pass Senate Committee; Fluoridation Remains Intact for Now

March 4, 2015

Posted March 4, 2015: 2:02PM STATE CAPITOL – House Bill 1355 by Rep. Jack Ladyman (R-Jonesboro), which would allow local control of the amount of fluoride in community water systems, failed to garner enough votes to pass the Senate Public Health Committee this morning. By a vote of 3-2, the bill failed because it did not receive [...]

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