NWA sends most-ever legislators to Capitol

From left, state Sens.-elect Joshua Bryant, R-Rogers; Tyler Dees, R-Siloam Springs; and Jim Petty, R-Van Buren, are shown in these undated file pho...

November 17, 2022
4:34 AM

From left, state Sens.-elect Joshua Bryant, R-Rogers; Tyler Dees, R-Siloam Springs; and Jim Petty, R-Van Buren, are shown in these undated file photos. All three are among the freshman class of the state Senate after their elections in 2022. (Courtesy photos) Voters picked Northwest Arkansas' largest-ever legislative delegation Tuesday, and incoming members said they expect the 'corner caucus' to have greater influence at the Capitol.'We're going to have 13 new senators,' said Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, of the 35-member state Senate.