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Alexa Henning

Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Lawmakers OK Plan to Audit Purchase of Governor’s $19,000 Lectern

The all-Republican executive committee of the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee also voted to audit the Republican governor's travel and security expenditures. read more >
Government & Politics / Legal

A $19,000 Lectern for Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sparks Call for Legislative Audit

Questions about the lectern, its cost, how it was purchased and even whether it existed has dominated political talk in Arkansas in recent weeks. read more >

Arkansans’ Right to Know Threatened

Recent developments highlight threats to Arkansans’ right to know what their government is up to. read more >
Arkansas Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed into the law the LEARNS act on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at the Arkansas State Capitol.
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Charter School Takeover Not Yet Law, Suit Argues

The suit challenges the Arkansas LEARNS Act that Republican Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders signed into law in March. read more >
Sarah Huckabee Sanders addresses the Arkansas Legislature after being sworn in as the state's 47th governor.
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Restricts School Bathroom Use by Transgender People

It might be followed by an even stricter Arkansas bill criminalizing transgender adults using public restrooms that match their gender identity. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Lawmakers Send Gov. Sanders School Bathroom Bill

The proposal is among dozens of bills proposed this year targeting transgender people, who have also faced increasingly hostile rhetoric at statehouses. read more >
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Sanders Names Trump White House Veteran as Communications Chief

Alexa Henning was the White House's director of broadcast media under Trump. read more >