Hatchet, Buried: Forget about all that a-fussin’ and a-feudin’ on the tobacco tax vote: Democratic and Republican House leaders tell Roby Brock they’re gonna make nice from here on out (Talk Business).
Grudge, Carried: But Democratic House and Senate leaders still don’t want to make nice with Lt. Gov. Bill Halter in developing lottery legislation. They just hate him so much! (AP)
What’s He Hiding?: More on Rep. Dan Greenberg’s effort to strengthen FOI law by making criminal records of public officials more accessible, vigorously opposed by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel (Arkansas News Bureau). Read Greenberg’s take here, if you missed it last week.
GOP Rx: Columnist Doug Thompson offers advice for Arkansas GOP. Prescription: Quit acting like local branch office of national party. (Morning News of NWA)
Content-Free: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette editorial suggests that newspapers distributing content on the web for free is a failed business model. If you’d like to know more, go to the ADG’s Northwest Arkansas edition site where you can read the whole editorial, for free. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)