Commentary

Embarrassingly Feeble Response To Corruption

April 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

What did the 2019 Arkansas legislature do to fight corruption? Close to zero. It was as if they think systemic corruption will go away on its own now that the “bad” [...]

Week 12 Arkansas Legislative Scorecard 2019

April 8, 2019 // 0 Comments

The 92nd General Assembly should wrap up this week, with Wednesday likely the last day of the regular legislative session. Last week saw the final major pieces of legislation [...]

Arkansas Taxes Too High – Map It.

April 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Governor and the state legislature are busy with taxes.  Some taxes have been lowered for some groups, but only in future years. They are also busy raising many taxes. [...]

Internet Tax 2.0 – Numbers Don’t Add Up

March 25, 2019 // 0 Comments

After telling the Arkansas Democrat Gazette he planned to wait and run the Internet Tax 2.0 bill next week[1], Sen. Bart Hester instead ran and passed the bill (SB576) out of [...]

Diverting Campaign Funds….. #CultureOfGreed

March 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Conduit For Action exposed the plan of greedy legislators to let them divert campaign funds to “officeholder activities” and pay for apartments in Little Rock, for travel [...]

Good Goal But Bad Bill – HB1565

March 19, 2019 // 0 Comments

Representative Andy Davis (R – Little Rock) has HB1565 to increase tax collections to fund a national cancer institute-designated cancer center in Arkansas. Having the [...]
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