I am writing to inquire regarding your decision and order to halt the investment of much needed funding for expansion of broadband internet service in the southwest corridor of Arkansas.
Haak named to state Highway Commission; governor pledges 4-lane U.S. 82
Sanders: “I am confident that together we will ensure that U.S. Highway 82 finally becomes a four-lane interstate, unleashing south Arkansas’ full economic potential.”
Sanders’ order delays broadband expansion in SW Arkansas
Among the stalled funding is a $1.6 million grant to the Arkadelphia-based South Central Connect LLC.
Executive order further delays ARPA funds distribution
An executive order from Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders prompted the withdrawal Wednesday of more than a dozen requests for federal pandemic relief funds that had been pending for months on a legislative panel’s agenda.
Sanders, school choice supporters rally at Capitol
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders reiterated her commitment to an overhaul of education policy during a rally hosted by the Arkansas chapter of Americans for Prosperity on Thursday inside the Capitol.
Sanders reverses predecessor’s position on mask mandates
The Arkansas governor’s office asserts that it is unconstitutional for public entities to require people to wear masks as a COVID-19 prevention measure, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday, just over a week after taking office.
Legislature OKs $50,000 for Sanders transition
A legislative committee on Thursday approved a $50,000 allocation to fund Gov.-elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ transition expenses.