Ethics

Friends with benefits…. Financial benefits

September 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Former Speaker of the House, Jeremy Gillam, received loans from several state Representatives.  The loans from 2016 went unreported until recently. Because of the do-over [...]

Can the legislature police itself?

September 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

In the wake of multiple scandals involving state legislators, Senator Jim Hendren proposed and passed revisions to the Arkansas Senate’s Code of Ethics. The revisions [...]

Dustin McDaniel and the Lobbyist Loophole

September 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Conduit For Action has previously written about schemes of politicians to skirt ethics rules on lobbying. One device used is to write a contract for the politician to [...]

Restoring Term Limits

June 20, 2018 // 0 Comments

Just last month former Senator Jon Woods was convicted of public corruption including taking kickbacks and bribes and money laundering. Over the course of the Woods trial, a [...]
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