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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

The committee report

Posted By on Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Among other action in legislative committees this morning:

* The fig-leaf so-called ethics bill, which might, in 2015, stop legislators from instantly becoming lobbyists after leaving office, was approved in Senate committee and seems headed for speedy passage in the House, too. Big whoop.

* Rep. Loy Mauch failed to win committee approval of a burdensome bill aimed at addressing tinfoil hat club concerns about the supposed addition of mood-altering and other chemicals in treatment of drinking water. Secure Arkansas, naturally, joined the Mauch chorus.

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