jim hudson

Workers install a power plant transmission tower

$10 million grant to support Arkansas electric grid upgrades

BY: - September 21, 2023

Arkansas will receive more than $10 million in federal funding to enhance the state’s electric grid, the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration announced Wednesday. Funding from the Grid Enhancement Grant program will total $5.16 million in the first year and $5.14 million the second year.  “This year’s historic natural disasters underscored the critical importance […]

Commerce Department chief of staff tapped to be Arkansas’ next finance secretary

BY: - August 7, 2023

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday named Jim Hudson, who has been serving as chief of staff at the Arkansas Department of Commerce, her next finance secretary.  Hudson will replace former Secretary of the Department of Finance and Administration Larry Walther, who last week was appointed interim state treasurer following the death of Treasurer […]