Leading a City During a Pandemic: Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr.

April 2, 2021

In this episode of Wonks at Work, Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. talks about the challenges and successes of leading a city amid a public health crisis. Little Rock was one of the first cities in Arkansas to issue a mandatory mask ordinance, which was recently extended in light of the state lifting its mask mandate. Mayor Scott also discussed the importance of health care to an economy and how health disparities played a major role in policy efforts over the course of the last year.

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