Texarkana's Sen. Hickey requests Sanders lectern investigation

$19K price tag questioned

FILE — Sen. Jimmy Hickey, Jr., R-Texarkana, is shown at the state Capitol in Little Rock in this 2023 file photo.
(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Staci Vandagriff)
FILE — Sen. Jimmy Hickey, Jr., R-Texarkana, is shown at the state Capitol in Little Rock in this 2023 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Staci Vandagriff)

Arkansas state Sen. Jimmy Hickey Jr., R-Texarkana, has asked legislative auditors to investigate the state’s purchase of a $19,000 lectern.

The lectern, which state officials have said was bought to be used by Gov.

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