The Rare Winter Storm of 2021

We still have eight days left in February, and already this is the third snowiest month in Little Rock since we started keeping records in the 1800s. And it is one of the most severe snowstorms statewide as well. The snow and cold temperatures forced utility companies...

Giving youth in our care a chance at a better life

In the past six years, much has changed in the way we treat young people in state custody, and today I’d like to talk about the ways we have reformed juvenile justice. After I was elected and before I took office, I made a surprise visit to the Alexander Juvenile...

For a fair, complete, and safe election day

This is Labor Day weekend, which means summer is over, and we’re heading into the election season. This election will be unlike any our nation has ever experienced, and today I’d like to talk about some of the things we are doing to ensure that every eligible voter...

Leveling the Broadband Playing Field

COVID-19 has highlighted some of the shortcomings of our broadband connectivity, but the pandemic also has created opportunities for us to accelerate our expansion of internet service, which I’d like to talk about today. Earlier this year, I created a steering...