In our continuing, daily, state by state, look at the financial impact of the Waxman-Markey Cap and Trade Tax Bill, we will show you the projected losses in Gross State Product, Personal Income, and Non- Farm Jobs in Arkansas.

Detailed information on this and other energy taxes can be found in the Americans for Tax Reform Energy Tax Analysis, May 2009.

According to a study by Karen Campbell, Ph.D. and David Kreutzer, Ph.D. at the Heritage Foundation, Arkansas will suffer the following losses in 2012 as a result of Cap and Tax:
  • A decline in Gross State Product of – $1,096,020,000.
  • Total Personal Income Loss of – $1,518,390,000.
  • Non-Farm Job losses of 14,132.
Contact your Senators today and tell them to VOTE NO on the Waxman-Markey Energy Tax.
Senator Blanche L. Lincoln: (202) 224-4843
Senator Mark L. Pryor: (202) 224-2353