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Thursday Jul 31 | Arkansas Times

Booze UPDATE: Local option drives dropped in Faulkner and Craighead counties

Our Community, Our Dollars , the campaign organization attempting to put local option retail alcohol measures on county ballots is giving up in two of them - Faulkner and Craighead, but have met the signature standard i n Saline County.

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Related Topix: Faulkner County, AR, Craighead County, AR

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arkansas Times

The Bagman Papers: Ethics report on Baker, Morton, Maggio and Co.

Political junkies might like to read the 46-page report by the Arkansas Ethics Commission staff that arose following complaints about campaign contributions to former judicial candidate Mike Maggio .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Arkansas, Democrat, Representative Chris Stewart, Republican, Faulkner County, AR, Conway, AR

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Courier

Owens values Dover schools, community

If there is one principle Jerry Owens has learned in his seven years with the Dover School District, it's that a superintendent's work never ends.

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Related Topix: Dover, AR, Education Etc., Arkansas Tech University, Morrilton, AR, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Arkansas Times

Minimum wage drive needs some 15,000 signatures

I'm expecting a news release shortly on the precise number, but it appears the drive to put a minimum wage increase on the November ballot is roughly 15,000 signatures short of the 61,503 signatures of registered voters necessary to qualify the initiated act for the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Arkansas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Arkansas Times

Lawyer says statewide alcohol petitions invalid

Elizabeth Robben Murray, a Friday Firm lawyer and veteran of ballot initiative battles, wrote the secretary of state today in behalf of a committee that opposes a statewide vote on the sale of alcohol in Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Big Box Retailers

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