MARCH 31, 2006 - Posted at 3:51 p.m. CST
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Governor Huckabee said today that he will issue the call for a speical legislative session that will begin Monday.
The special session will address a state Supreme Court finding that Arkansas must improve funding for its public schools.
Huckabee informed legislators of the session during a conference call this afternoon. The governor said the session will start at 1 p.m. Monday.
The governor said the session will include a proposal to ban smoking in most public spaces.
Yesterday, members of the Arkansas Senate reached a compromise on a set of proposals to fund for the state's 251 school districts. The House had earlier lined up behind a bill.