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Arkansas legislative leaders, both newly elected and reelected, look ahead to 2025 • Arkansas Advocate

The Republican supermajorities in both chambers of the Arkansas Legislature will see some changes and some constancy in its leadership in advance of the 2025 legislative session. Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, will be Senate President Pro Tempore for another two years, while Rep. Brian Evans, R-Cabot, became House Speaker Designate last week with an […]

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Arkansas lawmakers wrap fiscal session, send budget to governor’s desk • Arkansas Advocate

Arkansas lawmakers concluded business in the 2024 fiscal session Thursday and plan to adjourn sine die May 9. The session lasted a week longer than initially projected, but House Speaker Matthew Shepherd, R-El Dorado, said he believed it went “relatively smoothly.” The fiscal year 2025 budget, also known as the Revenue Stabilization Act, heads to […]

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Governor Sanders, Arkansas leaders call on Board of Corrections to open bed space

Governor Sanders, Arkansas leaders call on Board of Corrections to open bed space | KATVPlease ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes ofwebsite accessibility Fri, 17 Nov 2023 21:02:16 GMT (1700254936880) 6791766af41e710e4b2f28893ca799d8ba95d809 fae0b8cf13d31cc0333befed8702566d78ef17a8 Fallback Presentation. Using deprecated PresentationRouter. Click Here For This Articles Original Source.

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Arkansas Advocate : Arkansas officials’ security records shielded from public under altered FOIA law | Regional News

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed a law Thursday altering the state’s Freedom of Information Act, one of her stated goals of the special legislative session she called for this week. Senate Bill 10, which passed the Senate on Wednesday and the House on Thursday, shields from public access all records and communications concerning the […]

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Arkansas leaders lay out priorities on education

Sunrise Anchor and Reporter Leaders of Arkansas House, Senate talk priorities for 2023 Updated: 11:04 AM CST Dec 5, 2022 Hide Transcript Show Transcript joining us now is Senator Bart Hester? Senator Bart Hester, You’ve been serving as *** senator of Arkansas for *** couple of years now. You were district number one. But there’s […]

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