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School Board approves fiscal agent
A representative from Stephens, Inc. tells the Russellville Board of Education during its regular meeting Tuesday the district can expect the nearly $2.2 million from its second lien bond on July 24. The money will fund an HVAC system, school signs and roofing projects.
John Bolton PACs Raise $2M to Support Foreign Policy Hawks
Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton, who's vowed a "very targeted, very focused" approach to spending money from his new political-action committees on candidates with strong foreign policy views, has raised nearly $2 million since November, National Review Online reported Tuesday.
John Bolton Super PAC Raises $768K
The Super PAC of John Bolton, a former ambassador to the United Nations and former Assistant Attorney General in the Reagan administration, has raised large contributions from Republican donors in the first quarter.
Ex-Treasurer Shoffner properly convicted, prosecutors say
Prosecutors say former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was properly convicted on 14 bribery and extortion counts over payments she received from a bond broker to whom she steered state investments.
Stephens Inc.'s Ethics Complaint Against Heath Abshure Dismissed
Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure has been cleared of any ethical violations alleged by Stephens Inc., which the Little Rock investment firm says is an indication that state ethics law needs to be stricter.
Stephens Inc. entering world of social media
The Little Rock-based investment firm has entered the world of short messages and hashtags by joining three of the most popular social media sites - Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn - to share news and connect with clients.