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President Pro Tempore Jim Hendren
President Pro Tempore
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President Pro Tem 92nd General Assembly

Senator Jim Hendren, President Pro Tempore, Arkansas State Senate

Senator Jim Hendren represents Senate District 2, which comprises portions of Benton and Washington Counties.

He has served as Senate co-chair of the Health Reform Legislative Task Force and the Tax Reform and Relief Legislative Task Force.

In 1994 Senator Hendren was elected to the Arkansas House of Representatives, where he served three consecutive terms and supported and passed legislation addressing reduced government spending, limited government regulation, lower taxes and the preservation of life.

He was elected to the Senate in 2012.

The owner of Hendren Plastics, Inc., Senator Hendren has been active in several organizations: the Gravette School Board, 15 years of service; the Kiwanis Club, past president and current member; lifetime member of the American Legion.

A native of Gravette, Senator Hendren received his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1984. The same year he joined the United States Air Force, where he served eight years as an F-15 fighter pilot.

After the tragedies on September 11, 2001, Hendren returned to military service through the Missouri Air National Guard and is currently a colonel in the Arkansas Air National Guard.

He and his wife Tammy have three sons and a daughter.

 


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