Legislative Roundup: Guns, Abortion Weigh Heavy on Session

by Mark Carter  on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 12:00 am  

Grant Tennille of AEDC speaks to the Arkansas Senate last week about the proposed Big River Steel project. (Lance Turner)

Guns, abortions and even the death penalty reigned supreme again last week at the 89th General Assembly. Oh, there was that little ol' steel mill. Legislators in both chambers met to question state officials over the proposed Big River Steel mill in Osceola, and received assurances about everything from finances to risk mitigation.

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