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Sunday, December 23, 2012

News forecast: Busy session for Capitol reporters

Posted By on Sun, Dec 23, 2012 at 6:32 AM

Prediction: If Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporters are required to file extensive reports every time Denny Altes or another wingnut Republican threatens to file an idiotic piece of legislation, they are going to find themselves short of sufficient hours in the day.

Take today: about 40 column inches on a patently unconstitutional idea that Altes may or may not pursue to require federal law enforcement officers to obtain prior approval from local sheriffs before making criminal arrests in their counties.

Pay wall. But you hardly need to bother. This is vintage Denny nonsense. DBI, the floor is open.

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