RPA Weekly Recap | February 20, 2023

Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders joined with Attorney General Tim Griffin this past week to announce that the State of Arkansas would be suing the Biden Administration over the EPA's federal overreach. In her inaugural address, Governor Sanders promised to stop the meddling hand of big government cold at the Mississippi River, and that's exactly what she's doing.

Latest News from the Desk of the Governor

| Myth vs. Fact: Arkansas LEARNS

| Readout from the Governor's Roundtable Discussion on Human Trafficking in Arkansas

Bidenflation is Still Sky High

What you need to know:

  • January's Consumer Price Index rose by 6.4% compared to last year, remaining excessively high.
  • Eggs are up 70.1%; 
  • Fuel oil is up 27.7%;  
  • Airline fares are up 25.6%
  • Electricity is up 11.9%;
  • Groceries are up 11.3%. 
  • Real average hourly earnings fell 1.8% since last year, marking the  22nd month in a row under Biden in which inflation has outpaced wages. 
  • Year-over-year real wages have now been negative for 22 straight months - ever since Biden's $1.9 trillion "stimulus."
  • January’s Producer Price Index rose by 6% since last year, coming in above economists’ expectations.
  • This marks the 22nd month in a row that wholesale inflation has been above 5% year-over-year.
  • A record number of Americans say they are worse off under Joe Biden.

Senate President Bart Hester (R-Cave Springs) talks Education and Prison Reform in Arkansas

Talk Business & Politics | Roby Brock

Full Interview Here

US Senator John Boozman Announces Series of Farm Bill Listening Sessions in Fort Smith and Monticello

Full Release Here

ADG Editorial: In Support of Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders' LEARNS Education Plan

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Editorial

Full Article Here

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