The Arkansas General Assembly is the legislative branch of the Arkansas government. The General Assembly consists of an upper branch, the Arkansas State Senate, and a lower branch, the Arkansas House of Representatives. The General Assembly convenes on the second Monday of every other year. A session lasts for 60 days unless the legislature votes to extend it. The governor of Arkansas can issue a "call" for a special session during the interims between regular sessions. The Arkansas House of Representatives, along with the Arkansas State Senate, compose the legislative branch of the Arkansas state government. ...
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Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi, and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma.
Arkansas is a beautiful land of mountains and valleys, thick forests and fertile plains.
Northwest Arkansas is part of the Ozark Plateau including the Boston Mountains, to the south are the Ouachita Mountains and these regions are divided by the Arkansas River; the southern and eastern parts of Arkansas are called the Lowlands.
ARKANSAS, one of the West South Central states of the U.S., bounded on the N and NE by Missouri, on the E by Tennessee and Mississippi, on the S by Louisiana, on the SW by Texas, and on the W by Oklahoma.
Arkansas, with an area of 137,742 sq km (53,182 sq mi), is the 29th largest state in the U.S; 7.1% of the land is owned by the federal government.
The bicameral ArkansasGeneralAssembly is composed of a senate and a house of representatives.
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