Stronger mayor -- UPDATE | Arkansas Blog

Monday, March 5, 2007

Stronger mayor -- UPDATE

Posted By on Mon, Mar 5, 2007 at 4:18 PM

Rep. David Johnson of Little Rock has filed legislation., HB 2658, to authorize city manager cities to have voter referendums on giving the mayor traditional executive powers.

UPDATE -- Overnight comment suggests backers of the petition drive to change city government believe this is an attempt by the powers-that-be to stifle their effort.. I haven't a clue at this moment. It does make some changes in time allowed for petition drives. It doesn't change existing law as to election of city directors. The petitioners want to go to ward-only elections.


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Arkansas: Land of .......

    Welcome to Arkansas: Land of cowardly politicians, discriminatory laws, inhumane turkey drops and lots and lots of Trump voters.
    • Oct 8, 2016
  • The LR chamber does the public's business. Is it accountable? Blue Hog on the case.

    Matt Campbell, lawyer and Blue Hog Report blogger, has sent a Freedom of Information Act request to Jay Chessir, director of the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, and Mayor Mark Stodola related to the publicity stunt yesterday  built around withdrawing from the mayor's rash pronouncement that the city would seek an Amazon HQ2 project even though the city  didn't meet the company's criteria.
    • Oct 20, 2017
  • The inspiring Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton's campaign for president illustrates again the double standard applied to women. Some writers get it. They even find the supposedly unlikable Clinton inspiring.
    • Oct 16, 2016

Most Recent Comments

Slideshows

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation