Power Dynamics At The Capitol In Session's First Week

Jan 14, 2017

Arkansas House of Representatives Speaker Jeremy Gillam (R-Judsonia) speaks to reporters on the first day of the 2017 legislative session.
Credit Sarah Whites-Koditschek / Arkansas Public Media

This week, the 91st Arkansas General Assembly convened. KUAR’s Chris Hickey and Political Reporter and Morning Edition host Jacob Kauffman were there for much of it and took a dive into some of the first week’s big issues, including new rules on committee assignment process, party-switching former Democrats and attitudes surrounding proposed ethics reform legislation. 

For an even more in-depth study of legislative issues and other news, check out the KUAR Week-In-Review Podcast.