Hal Hunnicutt has more than three decades of experience in government relations, representing the interest of business in Arkansas. For the past eight sessions of the Arkansas General Assembly, he has been a tireless advocate for clients’ interests, including those of the manufactured housing industry.
Recently, Hal has lobbied on behalf of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas and the Little Rock Airport to terminate legislation regarding eminent domain and to clean up language in Arkansas law to comply with federal law. Hal worked with the University of Central Arkansas to pass all legislation the university put forth in the 85th General Assembly.
He began pro bono work in government affairs in the early 80’s for the Arkansas Manufactured Housing Association. In 2003, Hal was inducted into the Manufactured Housing Association Hall of Fame for his work on behalf of the industry at the state and Federal levels. His many accomplishments include a leading role in the passage of state legislation to allow manufactured homes in cities throughout Arkansas, major contributions to the drafting of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act, which was passed by Congress in 2000, and his successful advocacy on behalf of the legislation with the White House.
Hal has served as a commissioner on the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and was a legislative liaison for Governor Bill Clinton. Hal received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Arkansas in 1974.
Hal serves on the Advisory Board of Arvest Bank in Conway/Morrilton and attends New Life Church in Conway, Arkansas. A lifelong resident of Conway, he is married with three children and three grandchildren.