LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers started their annual legislative session Monday, with Republicans having fun with widened supermajorities and adopting an agenda from incoming Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders that requires an overhaul of the state’s schooling system.
Home and Senate leaders known as schooling laws, in addition to earnings tax cuts and public security measures pushed by Sanders, their prime priorities as they met. Sanders, who served as former President Donald Trump’s White Home press secretary, was to be sworn in because the state’s forty seventh governor on Tuesday.