Arkansas panel vote advances college savings plan

Posted: February 22, 2018 at 4 a.m.

Rep. Kim Hendren, R-Gravette, looks over the details of a House bill being considered during a Joint Budget Committee meeting Wednesday morning.

A proposal that would allow taxpayers with 529 college savings plans to use withdrawals for tuition at an elementary or secondary school cleared the Joint Budget Committee's Special Language Subcommittee on Wednesday.

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