Monday, January 14, 2013

The legislative morning line

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 6:31 AM

UP EARLY: At 6 a.m. today, Rep. John Burris noted the only light on in the Capitol at the corner where the House speakers office is located.
  • UP EARLY: At 6 a.m. today, Rep. John Burris noted the only light on in the Capitol at the corner where the House speaker's office is located.

A slow morning except ...

* ARKANSAS LEGISLATURE CONVENES: AP has compiled a useful pre-session legislative guide, with a link to some of the top issues on the agenda. Apart from the social gospel of the Republican majority, everything else is about money, one way or another, even the school "reform" issues that are mostly about whether public schools will share state support with quasi-private charter schools or even private schools, as some legislators desire. The coverage is posted on Arkansas Business. (Link corrected.)

* NEWSMAN TO ARCHIVIST: A University of Arkansas release reports a new position for a well-known local newsman. Randy Dixon, former news director at KATV, is the new director of the David and Barbara Pryor Center for Oral and Visual History at UAF. The center's Twitter feed periodically posts historic photos of note. Facebook page, too.

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