Gov. Hutchinson Sets Agenda For Special Legislative Session

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LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – Gov. Asa Hutchinson has set the agenda for the upcoming special legislative session, according to a news release.

Hutchinson made the official call to legislators on Wednesday (May 20) and set the agenda for the special session that will convene on Tuesday (May 26).

Agenda items include considering a “super project” in Calhoun County, merging state agencies to be more efficient, making a “minor fix” to DWI law to assure continuation of federal highway funds, moving the full Arkansas primary elections from May to March, moving the General Assembly’s fiscal session from February to April and more, officials say.

Hutchinson also added honoring recently-killed Johnson County Reserve Deputy Sonny Smith to the agenda.