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    AR LegislatureNews
    February 19, 2021

    Hendren leaves GOP, Switches to Independent

    Today, Senator Jim Hendren announced that he would be leaving the Republican Party.  Hendren said he would continue to serve Arkansans as an Independent, attributing the change to a “broken…
    AR LegislatureNews
    February 3, 2021

    Ballinger / Pilkington Throw Middle School Tantrum Over Stand Your Ground

    Yesterday the House Judiciary Committee heard the infamous Stand Your Ground Bill, SB 24, and after almost three hours of heartfelt testimony against the bill, the committee voted it down.…
    AR Legislature
    January 30, 2021

    Slighted Extremist Senators Try to Obstruct Good Legislation — b/c They’re Mad?

    Misty Orpin, podcaster extraordinaire over at Arkansas 2021, astutely picked up on some Senate shenanigans this past week. While the public and #arleg were reeling over insulting tweets, the Senate…
    mysteries of South ArkansasElections
    October 26, 2020

    AR Ghost Texter: Paranormal Activity or Political Trickery?

    An onslaught of mysterious text messages bombarded voters in South Arkansas this weekend. And while it’s not clear where they came from, it’s fairly clear the texts violate Arkansas law.…
    surrender of Robert E. LeeElections
    October 22, 2020

    Klandestine Past Catches Up To Beckham

    UPDATED: Charles “Bubba” Beckham of McNeil, Arkansas, used to masquerade as a klansman. Now he wants to masquerade as an Arkansas state senator.  Arkansas Times editor Max Brantley broke a story…
    Elections
    October 21, 2020

    A Little Secret: Mystery Donor Funds Duggar, La Tour Campaigns

    A Louisiana millionaire is the biggest funder behind Republican Northwest Arkansas House candidates Jed Duggar and John La Tour. But you might not know it. The donor, W. Ross Little…
    illegal donationsElections
    October 15, 2020

    $8,400 and Counting: Jed Duggar Pockets Illegal Campaign Donations

    Jed Duggar, Republican candidate for AR House District 89, reports a hefty $8,400 from a donor in Louisiana. This amount is triple the legal limit candidates can accept from a…
    a cluster of emergency lightsAR LegislatureElections
    October 14, 2020

    Hello, 911? I’d like to report an attack (ad)

    A handful of candidates continue attacking their opponents over the 911 bill that keeps emergency services running in rural Arkansas. Multiple mailers targeting Representatives David Whitaker and LeAnne Burch and…
    crooked beatyElections
    October 10, 2020

    Howard Beaty: From Lawbreaker to Lawmaker?

    Howard Beaty has been in trouble with the law more than once for illegal banking practices. Now he wants to be in charge of your tax money.
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