Halter's magic carpet ride over | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Halter's magic carpet ride over

Posted By on Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 2:03 PM

Just in time for the election, legislators dredged up a $2,400 rug purchase by Lt. Gov. Bill Halter's office to generate a negative headline for him to help Blanche Lincoln. The matter concluded today before the legislature's Joint Auditing Committee. Bottom line: Nothing to see here. Move along. If accounting procedures have been followed — and they have been — of course the lt. gov. can buy a rug for his office.

This was a fake controversy ginned up for political gain. Period.

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