Feb 15, 2024 - News

Kitchen Sink: Hog headlines

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💰 State lawmakers have given initial approval for a 3-year, $5.5 million contract with consulting firm McKinsey & Company to help the executive branch identify ways to make state government more efficient. (Arkansas Advocate)

  • The measure still needs Arkansas Legislative Council final approval Friday.

🏠 The Bentonville City Council rejected a rezoning request for land the school district plans to donate for the purpose of building attainable housing for teachers and staff. (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)

🏆 ArcBest, Simmons Foods, Arvest Bank, J.B. Hunt Transport Services and Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield were named to Forbes' annual list of "Best Large Employers." (KNWA-TV)

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