Gov. Asa Hutchinson's call for a special session of the Arkansas Legislature on highway funding has a more expansive agenda than anticipated.
A merger between state agencies, re-organizing levee districts, abolishing a state-funded workers compensation fund, changes to school board elections, and a one-year pause in grading school districts have all made it on the docket.
The Republican governor formally issued his agenda on Monday for the session set to begin on Thursday.
Agenda items on the governor's call: