Special Session Gets Under Way in Little Rock

Published 06/30 2014 04:20PM

Updated 06/30 2014 04:21PM

LITTLE ROCK, AR - It's an old setting to face today's problems. State lawmakers are meeting up at the Old State House for a special session of the Arkansas Legislature. 

The topics of discussion include a solution to the public school employee insurance crisis, a prison overcrowding problem, and whether or not monitor-style lottery gaming should be allowed. 

The special session got under way at 4 this afternoon with opening day proceedings.

This is the second extraordinary session of the 89th General Assembly.

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