The Arkansas legislature returns | Arkansas Blog

Monday, January 14, 2019

The Arkansas legislature returns

Posted By on Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 8:05 AM

TIMELESS: A past George Fisher cartoon on return of the Arkansas legislature.
  • TIMELESS: A past George Fisher cartoon on return of the Arkansas legislature.

The Arkansas General Assembly convenes at noon today. First order of business: A Joint Budget meeting to send out the general appropriation bill that pays their expenses.


Lucky for them there's no state government shutdown.

Unlucky for us, the torrent of legislative filing will likely pick up today.

Lucky for the ACLU and similar groups, odds are high that the work product will include future public interest lawsuits, some with attorney fee recapture possibilities for infringement on civil rights.

Tags: ,


Favorite

Comments (12)

Showing 1-12 of 12

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-12 of 12

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • One dead, two wounded in early morning shooting

    KARK's Susanne Brunner reports that one person has been killed and two wounded in a shooting shortly after 1 a.m. this morning near Roosevelt Road and Cross Street.
    • Apr 17, 2019
  • Reality bites at Little Rock City Hall; spending must be cut

    A followup to Rebekah Hall's earlier report on Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr.'s announcement that cuts will be necessary in the city budget in part to pay for "priorities," such as his desire to expand the police force, but also to deal with the reality often mentioned here of stagnant to decling city sales tax revenue. Some quick ideas on that:
    • Apr 17, 2019
  • Speaking of hard times in newspapers: Democrat-Gazette's move to digital

    Word continues to filter in of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's pullback from statewide circulation of a print daily edition of the newspaper — the latest from the Hot Springs area, just 50 or so miles down the road from Little Rock. Subscribers there were told home delivery of a print paper would end in May.
    • Apr 16, 2019
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2019 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation