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Sanders receives Outdoor Recreation Leadership Award

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders received the first ever "Outdoor Recreation Leadership" award at the Outdoor Recreation Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 7th. "I’m honored to receive the Outdoor Recreation Leadership award and earn recognition for all the progress my administration has made on growing Arkansas’ outdoor economy,” said Governor Sanders. “Alongside my husband, Bryan, I…

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Judge dismisses FOIA lawsuit against Arkansas governor by blogger who revealed lectern purchase

A Pulaski County Circuit judge dismissed blogger Matt Campbell’s lawsuit against Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday. Campbell sued Sanders in October, claiming her office violated the state Freedom of Information Act. Campbell spent weeks last fall using the FOIA and his Blue Hog Report blog to scrutinize the governor’s office’s use of public…

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Governor Sanders and Secretary Oliva to Secretary Cardona: ‘Your department is a constant source of frustration for Americans and Arkansans’

This content was provided by Governor Sanders' Press Team Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Arkansas Secretary of Education Jacob Oliva sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona regarding his visit to Arkansas, the federal government’s disastrous rollout of updates to FAFSA and President Biden’s unconstitutional student loan forgiveness programs:   The full letter…

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Arkansas AG claims purchasing laws do not apply to governor, days before release of lectern audit

Arkansas Attorney General Tim Griffin released an opinion Wednesday, at Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ request, declaring that certain executive branch officials such as the governor are not subject to certain laws that regulate purchases by government entities. Sanders’ request and Griffin’s response came just days before lawmakers are expected to release the results of Arkansas…

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Governor Sanders delivers State of the State Address

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivered the State of the State Address after the convening of the 94th General Assembly Fiscal Session on Wednesday, April 10th. The Governor's remarks as prepared are below: Speaker Shepherd, President Hester, Constitutional Officers, members of the Supreme Court, distinguished Members of the General Assembly, my fellow Arkansans:  It is an honor to…

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Arkansas fiscal session begins this week; proposed budget expected to pass with few changes

Arkansas lawmakers will convene the state’s eighth fiscal session Wednesday, beginning the process of finalizing the state budget for fiscal year 2025, which starts July 1 and ends June 30, 2025. The fiscal session lasts a maximum of 30 days unless three-fourths of the House and Senate vote to extend it. Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Searcy,…

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Governor Sanders opens internship applications for the Summer of 2024

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders today encouraged interested students to apply for a summer internship in the Governor’s office. “Working in our state capitol and serving the great people of Arkansas is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. Interns will gain firsthand knowledge about the various roles and responsibilities of the Governor’s office and work directly with…

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Governor Sanders deploys Arkansas National Guard to Southern Border

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders today directed the Arkansas National Guard to send soldiers to the southern border to support the Texas National Guard as they work to combat the illegal immigration, drug trafficking, and human trafficking created by the failed policies of the Biden Administration. The Arkansas National Guard is sending approximately 40 Guardsmen…

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Sanders signs economic cooperation agreement with Korea’s International Trade Association, Korea-U.S. Economic Council

On Monday, Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen economic and cultural ties between the State of Arkansas and Korea's International Trade Association and Korea's-U.S. Economic Council, Inc.  The text of the agreement is below: Whereas: It is agreed by and amongst The State of Arkansas (State), the Korea International Trade…

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