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    JusticeNewsPower and Control
    May 20, 2024

    ARKANSAS BOARD OF CORRECTIONS’ CLOSED DOOR MEETING

    On Thursday, the Arkansas Board of Corrections met in Malvern, to conduct business. This meeting was not open to the public and was restricted to select news outlets, so we…
    JusticeNews
    May 9, 2024

    UNLOCKED: SHERIFF HIGGINS NETFLIX MADNESS

    Pulaski County Sheriff Eric Higgins has received a lot of backlash following the popularity of the recent Netflix series “Unlocked: A Jail Experiment.” The series focuses on one unit of…
    CorruptionNewsPower and Control
    April 17, 2024

    Quick glance: Audit says Gov’s Office in possible violation of AR law

    A lengthy report and committee meeting determined the Governor’s administration potentially broke some laws in seven instances. Yesterday our team covered hours of a Legislative Joint Audit meeting regarding the…
    CorruptionPower and Control
    March 27, 2024

    Senator exposes corrupt political dealings between Gov and Rep Watson

    Update: Rep. Danny Watson denied accusations that he traded political favors with the Governor in order to secure a position on the Arkansas Parole Board. The accusations have become entangled…
    ElectionsNews
    March 20, 2024

    Housing Crisis in Fayetteville: From Neglect to Political Maneuvering

    A coalition of concerned citizens has spent the last eight months diligently working to address the city's pressing housing crisis. Arkansas Renters United is the driving force behind the effort…
    EducationNews
    March 4, 2024

    Shortsighted Bentonville City Council Torpedos Teacher Housing

    In February, the Bentonville City Council held a baffling vote shooting down an affordable housing project.
    NewsPower and Control
    February 29, 2024

    John Burris Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About

    Former Arkansas House Minority Leader, John Burris, appeared on Capitol View this past Sunday alongside Democratic Party of Arkansas Chair Grant Tennille. When asked about the Arkansas Abortion Amendment, the…
    ElectionsJustice
    February 24, 2024

    Voter Frustrations in Phillips Co. Mount

    Voters in Phillips County are reacting with intense frustration as they headed to the polls as early voting began this week. The reason for their anger? The presence of Lenora…
    CorruptionJusticePower and Control
    February 21, 2024

    Tim Griffin piles on against the state prison board

    Let's unpack his power play and consider the consequences on our system of checks and balances AG Griffin isn't dropping his beef with the Board of Corrections. In case you…
    ElectionsNews
    February 16, 2024

    Pulaski County’s Partisan Poll Worker Problem

    Lorri Justice wants to be Chair of the Pulaski County GOP and a poll worker at the same time. While not technically against the rules, it’s definitely against the spirit…
    CorruptionNews
    February 9, 2024

    The Case of the Franklin County Puppies

    This is a developing story.  Add this story to your list of “why local elections are important.”  In Franklin County, animal rights activists are angry at the treatment of two…
    CorruptionNews
    February 2, 2024

    Sanders appointee was fired from police department for sexual relationship with a minor

    In case you missed it, the latest big swing and a miss from Governor Sanders is Jamol Jones, her recent appointee to the Arkansas Parole Board. In an exceptional piece…
    Uncategorized
    January 27, 2024

    Hester to Helena: Sorry, not sorry for your water problems

    Thousands of Helena-West Helena residents have been without water for over a week. Senator Bart Hester’s message: “Sorry, not sorry.” In a recent meeting of the Arkansas Legislative Council an…
    Uncategorized
    January 17, 2024

    Big billboard in bed with Bart Hester

    Drivers in Bentonville are encountering a billboard that includes two ads depicting and promoting Governor Sarah Sanders and Senator Bart Hester. The billboards read, “Thank You for Supporting Arkansas Small…
    CorruptionEducationNews
    January 15, 2024

    Are Blind and Deaf Schools the next target of Jacob Oliva? 

    Fueled by ADE's track record, survey ignites suspicions of a hidden Oliva agenda On AR Watch and For AR People have extensively covered the damage done by Education Secretary Jacob…
    Uncategorized
    January 3, 2024

    Arkansas again named most pro-life state by hyper-partisan group

    According to the hyper-partisan lifenews.com, Arkansas is the most pro-life state in America. If you’re paying attention, the status of “most pro-life” does not seem to coincide with good policy…
    Uncategorized
    December 13, 2023

    Nonprofit elicits pro-LEARNS stories via texts to private school parents

    This afternoon a text message was sent to parents of an Arkansas private school eliciting stories of “how EFAs have helped Arkansas families.” According to the source who provided this…
    EducationNewsPower and Control
    December 12, 2023

    Jason Rapert Can’t Be On The State Library Board

    On November 20th, Sarah Sanders announced her appointment of former state Senator Jason Rapert to the Arkansas State Library Board. There’s no beating around the bush here: this would be…
    News
    December 5, 2023

    Bentonville council member calls housing program “socialism”

    Leaders jettison city's chance to join affordable housing development Bentonville city councilwoman Beckie Seba thinks government investment in affordable housing is "socialism." After lengthly monologues imbued with shallow compassion and…
    EducationNews
    October 20, 2023

    Dept of Ed lowers disability standards for vouchers, lets private school families cut in line 

    The Arkansas Department of Education lowered disability standards for its EFA applications, allowing private school families to use LEARNS vouchers up to two years early.  Nearly half of all students…
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