Arkansas Governor to Call Special Session - State and Federal Communications

June 25, 2014  •  

Arkansas Governor to Call Special Session

Arkansas State CapitolGov. Mike Beebe has indicated a special session will be called to address overcrowding in jails and teacher insurance. The House and Senate will consider a bill to add 600 beds to the Department of Corrections facilities and the Pulaski County Jail.

Lawmakers will also consider a plan to reduce insurance costs for public school employees by eliminating part-time employees and spouses who have other options for health coverage.

The session will begin on June 30 and last until July 2, 2014.

Photo of the Arkansas State Capitol by jglazer75 on Wikimedia Commons.
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