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Ark. governor and ed secretary bow up with letter to the feds on student loans, Christian persecution

The duo sent a mean letter to U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on the eve of his trip to Arkansas to let him know we don't like his kind around here.
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Fiscal session begins with 'state of the state' address from Sanders

A year of Sarah Sanders, through the governor's rose-colored glasses.

Audit of governor's mysterious $19,000 lectern expected to be released within 10 days

The AP breaks the news that the long-awaited audit of Gov. Sarah Sanders' $19,000 lectern is slated to be released to the public within the next 10 days.

Totality Recall: National media joins in the fun on our over-excitable governor

As a cosmic wonder, the eclipse lived up to the hype. As a beacon that would bring swarms of tourists that burst the capacity of Arkansas, not so much.

Sanders-backed candidate loses GOP legislative primary runoff in Hope

Republican Dolly Henley won a contentious primary runoff election for a legislative seat in southwest Arkansas on Tuesday, defeating Arnetta Bradford, the governor's preferred candidate.

Plan to create state-run insurance company for school buildings in works for fiscal session

State lawmakers will wait until the upcoming fiscal session to decide whether or not to follow a consulting firm’s recommendation that Arkansas start its own insurance company for school properties, legislators said Wednesday. 

Republican infighting over south Arkansas legislative runoff continues, pitting Sanders against old-guard GOP

Add Rep. DeAnn Vaught of Horatio to the list of Republican legislators crying foul over shenanigans in the GOP runoff for state representative in House District 88. Voting records reveal Sanders' preferred candidate, Arnetta Bradford, never voted until 2022.

Dem-Gaz digs into state's purge of school materials on race and civil rights

Are Arkansas social studies teachers actually referencing lists of materials from the state to guide their day-to-day lesson planning? Maybe not. But the chilling effect is real.

Trans-targeting rule change to police gender designations on state-issued IDs moves ahead

Despite probing from a Democratic duo on whether there's really an emergency here, a legislative subcommittee gave its approval to change the rules on what gender markers can appear on state-issued IDs.

Razorback athlete joins lawsuit over NCAA's transgender policies

Ainsley Erzen, a University of Arkansas soccer player and track athlete, is among the plaintiffs challenging the NCAA's policies regarding transgender athletes in women's sports.

State panel to consider driver's license gender issue today

The meeting is at noon in Room B of the Multi-Agency Complex, but no public comments will be allowed.

Sanders blows DFA trumpet two days in a row

Gov. Sarah Sanders patted herself on the back today for tax cuts and tax refunds. It's the second day in a row that she's used the Department of Finance and Administration as a mouthpiece.