DALLAS — Arkansas had the largest January revenue collection in its history last month, but the flow of money still fell short of expectations as the state continued its uneven recovery from the 18-month recession that ended in June 2009.

Arkansas took in $529.9 million of general revenue in January — $4.6 million more than a year ago. However, that tally was 2.8%, or $15.2 million less than expected, according to a monthly revenue report the Department of Finance and Administration issued Wednesday.

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