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Things to know when the Arkansas Legislature convenes to take up a budget and other issues

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers are meeting at the Capitol for a session that will focus on Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ $6.3 billion proposed budget for the coming year. The budget is the top agenda item for the session that kicks off Wednesday with Sanders addressing the Legislature. Nearly all of the spending increase Sanders has proposed goes toward education and is linked to a law she signed last year creating a school voucher program. But there may be an effort to roll back or repeal a law dealing with cryptocurrency mining operations. That law has faced backlash from some communities.

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