Friday, October 21, 2011

Legislator questions football weekend committee meetings

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 1:01 PM

HOG WILD: Rep. James McLean
  • HOG WILD: Rep. James McLean
Rep. James McLean of Batesville is going to lose his club membership card if he continues this kind of behavior.

According to Talk Business, he's raised questions about the coincidence — and expense — of holding legislative committee meetings in Fayetteville on Hog football game weekends.

Would attendance be the same for a quiet fall weekend in, say, El Dorado? (Not that there's a thing wrong with El Do.)

Just as long as none of those legislators imbibe an alcoholic beverage in a skybox, everything is OK. But we all know alcohol isn't allowed on state property.

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