The Lord's work | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

The Lord's work

Posted By on Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 5:28 AM

Ted Suhl, the politically powerful operator of the Lord's Ranch treatment facility in northern Arkansas, got a grilling before a legislative committee yesterday. Stephens Media reports, including protests from the governor that favors provided by Suhl, like a recent jet flight for a political appearance, have no influence on the millions Suhl is making off state contracts. Perhaps not. But scant oversight, questionable admission policies, and exploding costs have to make you wonder about the administration gatekeepers.

Look this afternoon for a cover story in the Times on the Lord's Ranch and the broader issue of mental health care for young people.

From the ArkTimes store

Favorite

Comments (7)

Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Womack gets questions. He doesn't answer

    The resistance mustered a turnout for a rare public appearance by U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, which meant a ferry ride from Peel, Ark., and a drive almost to Missouri. He didn't seem happy to see them.
    • Aug 22, 2017
  • Democratic Party calls for resignation of Jake Files

    The Arkansas Democratic Party says Republican Sen. Jake Files of Fort Smith should resign over news about handling of state General Improvement Fund money that wound up with him, not the project for which it was intended.
    • Aug 22, 2017
  • Rutledge touts effort to allow discrimination against gay people

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is braying about her intervention in yet another out-of-state lawsuit — this one to protect a Washington state florist who doesn't want to sell flowers to gay people for use at their wedding.
    • Aug 22, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Tuesday's open line

    • Testimony on how i got my LOAN from fundingloanplc@yahoo.com ... I'm Isabella Tyson from 1910…

    • on August 23, 2017
  • Re: Womack gets questions. He doesn't answer

    • Testimony on how i got my LOAN from fundingloanplc@yahoo.com ... I'm Isabella Tyson from 1910…

    • on August 23, 2017
  • Re: The Medicaid charade explained

    • Testimony on how i got my LOAN from fundingloanplc@yahoo.com ... I'm Isabella Tyson from 1910…

    • on August 23, 2017

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation