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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivers the Republican response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on Feb. 7, 2023
Construction / Government & Politics / Legal

Arkansas Governor Proposes $470M for 3,000 New Prison Beds

Sanders also proposed legislation that calls for anyone sentenced for certain violent offenses to serve 100% of their sentence. read more >
Joe Profiri
Government & Politics / Legal

Sanders Picks Arizonan Joe Profiri to Lead State Prison System

Profiri would replace Solomon Graves, who was appointed to the role by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in 2020. read more >
In March, Cody Easterday pleaded guilty to a $244 million fraud in a ghost cattle scam. He confessed to Tyson officials that he used the stolen money to cover losses from trading commodity futures.
Agriculture & Poultry / Legal / Public Companies

Cody Easterday Gets 11-Year Sentence for Ghost Herd Scam

U.S. District Court Judge Stanley Bastian called the case "the biggest theft or fraud I've seen in my career." read more >
Kade Holliday
Government & Politics / Legal / Nonprofits

Sentencing Date Set for Kade HollidayLock Icon

Holliday resigned from office in June 2020 after allegations surfaced that he had embezzled money from taxpayers. read more >
A sign advertising open positions at a restaurant in Vista, California
Business Services / Construction / Manufacturing / Nonprofits / Restaurants & Food / Retail / Small Business

Dire US Labor Shortage Provides Opportunity for Ex-Prisoners

In a 2021 survey, 53% of human resource professionals said they would be willing to hire people with criminal records — up from just 37% in 2018. read more >
Kade Holliday
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics

Former Craighead County Clerk Gets 10 Years For Embezzlement

Jacob "Kade" Holliday still faces federal charges in another case. read more >