Arkansas restricts school bathroom use by transgender people
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday signed a law prohibiting transgender people at public schools from using the restroom that matches their gender identity, the first of several states expected to enact such bans this year amid a flood of bills nationwide targeting the trans community. The bill signed by the Republican governor makes Arkansas the fourth state to place such restrictions at public schools, and it comes as bills in Idaho and Iowa also await their governor's signature.news.yahoo.com
States pass universal school choice amid parental rights movement: 'Teacher unions awakened sleeping giant'
Republican governors made significant inroads in pushing universal school choice legislation, which did not exist anywhere in the country a year ago. Arkansas and four others lead the way.foxnews.com
Under Huckabee Sanders, Red-State Reforms Now Roll Through Arkansas
Last week, in the first major act of her administration, Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders unveiled an omnibus package that she called “the most substantial overhaul of our state’s education system” in the history of her state. Fully enacted, the initiative would include a massive pay raise for teachers that would move the minimum salary […]news.yahoo.com
Sarah Huckabee Sanders announces universal school choice proposal: Freedom for 'every family in Arkansas'
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders' proposed education freedom accounts and a "three-year, phased-in approach to fund students" that will provide "universal choice for all families by 2025-2026."foxnews.com
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders to unveil sweeping educational reforms, tackling CRT, school choice, teacher wages
Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is introducing legislation Wednesday to overhaul Arkansas' education system by tackling issues from critical race theory to teacher wages increase to school choice.foxnews.com
Gov. Sanders slams Biden for 'woke fantasies'
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders painted a dystopian portrait of the country in her rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, leaning heavily into Republican culture war issues and accusing Biden of pursuing “woke fantasies.” (Feb. 8)news.yahoo.com
GOP response: Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders slams President Biden for ‘woke fantasies’
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is returning to the national stage Tuesday night with a rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address that accuses the president of focusing on “woke fantasies.”chicagotribune.com
Ex-Trump spokeswoman Sanders running for Arkansas governor
FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019, file photo, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders speaks during a news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Former White House spokeswoman Sanders is running for Arkansas governor, a source told The Associated Press, late Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. – Sarah Sanders, Donald Trump's former chief spokeswoman, announced she's running for Arkansas governor at a time other Republicans are distancing themselves from the former president facing an impeachment charge that he incited the deadly siege at the U.S. Capitol. Arkansas Republican Gov. During Sanders’ nearly two-year tenure at the White House, daily televised briefings led by the press secretary ended after Sanders repeatedly sparred with reporters who aggressively questioned her.
Maddow beneficiary of scramble for attention by authors
NEW YORK – It's high season for books that pick apart Donald Trump's presidency, and Rachel Maddow is a big beneficiary. With less than two months before the election, authors are elbowing each other for space on the best-seller lists. Conservative authors have also sought attention for new books during the political season. That was the case with Schmidt's book. Maddow gave more attention to Schmidt's discussion about why Trump's personal and business dealings with Russia have not been investigated.
Trump dodges question on QAnon conspiracy theory
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday twice ignored a question about whether he supports QAnon, a convoluted, right-wing, pro-Trump conspiracy theory. A reporter asked the president about the theory at a White House briefing Friday after Trump tweeted his congratulations to a QAnon-supporting candidate. So absolutely, I did congratulate her, Trump said, sidestepping the question and ignoring a follow-up before moving on to another reporter. Trump has retweeted QAnon-promoting accounts, and shirts and hats with QAnon symbols and slogans are not uncommon at his rallies. Green still faces a Democrat in November, but the GOP primary was considered the real contest in a district Trump won handily in 2016.