Newscast for Friday, Oct. 13, 2023
Here's the latest local and regional news from the Little Rock Public Radio Newsroom for Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.
On today's agenda:
-Arkansas lawmakers grant initial approval to an investigation into the governor's purchase of a $19,000 lectern
-The Arkansas Supreme Court dismisses a lawsuit claiming the legislative vote approving the LEARNS Act was invalid
-Education officials will meet to consider rules surrounding a new school voucher program
-A new grant will go toward streamlining mental and behavioral healthcare in Arkansas
-Dignitaries, including former President Bill Clinton, pay their respects to late former North Little Rock Mayor Pat Hays
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