Dirty Cops, Wrongful Imprisonment, and Blessings from Government: A Conversation with Senator Hutchinson


Earlier this week, I interviewed state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson about the Gyronne Buckley case. It was one of the most astonishing conversations I have ever had. As I wrote on Tuesday, Buckley was incarcerated for over eleven years; the state Claims Commission determined that he hadn’t received a fair trial. In particular, the Commission found that Buckley was the victim of a … [Read more...]

Gyronne Buckley, Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned, Is Now Wrongfully Denied Compensation


Imagine if you were the victim of a crooked cop who withheld evidence in your criminal trial, and imagine that -- because of this -- you were put in prison for more than a decade. And imagine if the Supreme Court ordered your sentence overturned -- more than a decade too late -- because it found you never received a fair trial. Imagine if your own state's top law enforcement … [Read more...]

Arkansas Policy Leaders Debunk Medicaid Myths

Medicaid Myth Busted (Dark)

Over the weekend, two op-eds from Arkansas policy leaders appeared in one of Utah’s largest newspapers. The topic: Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. The first piece was drafted by Rep. Joe Farrer and Senator Bryan King, two leading opponents of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in the Arkansas legislature. The piece was penned in response to the false statements made by Senator … [Read more...]

Legislators Speak Out For Scott Flippo For Senate


Twelve incumbent state legislators, including five incumbent senators and one senator-elect, have announced their support for Scott Flippo’s candidacy in Senate District 17. Several of these legislators appeared at a press conference today in Mountain Home to rally support for Flippo in the upcoming runoff on June 10th. The complete list of Flippo endorsements is as … [Read more...]

Primary Takeaways (Podcast)

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This week on the show: Breaking down this week's primary results Flashback: Sen. Holland made PO central component of his campaign What's ahead for the PO in 2015? Pro-PO legislators say they oppose the PO … [Read more...]