|Arkansas House of Representatives District 2|
|2007 - January 10, 2013|
|Per diem||$136/per day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||3 terms (6 years)|
|Profession||Farmer/Owner, Cowling Farm and Trucking|
Cowling owns his own business, Cowling Farm and Trucking.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cowling served on these committees:
- Subcommittee on Review, Chair
- Joint Energy Committee, Arkansas Assembly
- Revenue and Taxation Committee, Arkansas House, Vice Chair
- Subcommittee on Complaints and Remediation
- Subcommittee on Income Taxes-Personal and Corporate
- Subcommittee on Sales, Use, Miscellaneous Taxes and Exemptions
- Subcommittee on House State Agencies and Reorganization
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cowling served on these committees:
- Legislative Printing Requirements and Specifications Committee, Arkansas Assembly (Chair)
- Public Transportation Committee, Arkansas House
- State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee, Arkansas House
- Subcommittee on Motor Vehicle and Highways
- Subcommittee on State Agencies and Reorganization
Cowling's sponsored legislation includes:
- HB 1437 - "TO REQUIRE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER VERIFICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF TITLE ON REPOSSESSED MOTOR VEHICLE."
- HB 1905 - "TO GRADUALLY REDUCE THE SALES AND USE TAX ON UTILITIES THAT ARE USED BY QUALIFYING AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND QUALIFYING AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, AND AQUACULTURE EQUIPMENT."
- HB 2166 - "TO EXEMPT THE PARTS AND LABOR FOR AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT FROM SALES AND USE TAX."
For a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.
- See also: Arkansas State Senate elections, 2012
|Arkansas State Senate District 11 Democratic Primary, 2012|
Cowling won re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2010. He faced no opposition.
Cowling raised $16,225 for his campaign.
|Arkansas House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Larry Cowling's campaign in 2010|
|Arkansas Health Care Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$16,100|
Below are Cowling's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:
|Arkansas Health Care Assoc||$1,000|
|American Electric Power||$750|
|Southwestern Energy Co||$750|
|Friedkin Business Services||$500|
Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard
The Advance Arkansas Institute, an Arkansas-based nonprofit research and educational organization, released "Arkansas's Freedom Scorecard" in 2012 and 2013. The scorecard seeks to show how Arkansas legislators voted on the principles the Institute seeks to promote. It measures each state legislator in six categories, which include economic freedom, education reform, good government, personal liberty, small government and tax/budget policy. Scores range from the highest score (100%) to the lowest (0%). A higher score indicates that the legislator voted more in favor of the values supported by the Institute. Cowling received a score of 47% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 93rd out of 97 members of the Arkansas House of Representatives that were evaluated for the study.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Larry + Cowling + Arkansas + House
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- Arkansas House of Representatives - Representative Larry Cowling
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart bio
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006
- Larry Cowling on Facebook
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Cowling
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "2012 Election candidates," March 8, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Arkansas State Primary Election, May 22, 2012 ," accessed July 11, 2012
- Arkansas Secretary of State, "Official election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- 2008 general election results, Arkansas
- Arkansas House spending, 2008
- Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign contributions
- Advance Arkansas Institute, "Arkansas’s Freedom Scorecard 2012"
|Arkansas House District 2
| Succeeded by|
Lane Jean (R)
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