LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This week on Capitol View, we explore the response of Arkansas lawmakers to the mass shooting in Florida. What can be done at the federal level to stop these school shootings?
Sen. John Boozman joins the program to discuss what he thinks needs to be done — specifically the mental health response.
I’ve asked Arkansas’ six lawmakers in Congress what can be done at the federal level to protect students from school shootings.
Here’s statement from @RepRickCrawford.
I’ll post other responses as they’re received. #arpx #ARNews pic.twitter.com/ZBolptU4RR— Austin Kellerman (@AustinKellerman) February 16, 2018
Here’s statement from @RepFrenchHill. It would appear he’s calling for additional security measures at schools. #ARNews #arpx pic.twitter.com/CyDneOyqui— Austin Kellerman (@AustinKellerman) February 16, 2018
Plus, we take a deeper dive into the fiscal state of Arkansas. We’re joined by UCA Assistant Professor of Economics Jeremy Horpedahl. We’ll also recap what happened during the fiscal session and where we go from here.
You can watch this week’s full episode above.