Ex-State Senator Still Owes Taxpayers Nearly $500k

We are in favor here at The Arkansas Project of ex-politicians paying back the money they owe taxpayers. That’s why we checked on Democratic ex-state Senator Nick Wilson — who was sentenced in June 2000 to 70 months in prison for kickbacks he received from the sale of state buildings and schemes to bilk money from state programs benefitting children and injured school workers.

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The State Supreme Court’s (Literally) Peculiar Decision

Late yesterday afternoon, our state’s Supreme Court struck down the voter ID law that the Arkansas General Assembly passed last year. It is, in many respects, a very unusual decision.

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Mica Strother, the Face of the Favor Factory

You might remember previous news reports about one of Governor Mike Beebe’s staffers, Mica Strother. Strother has a unique business model: apparently, she’s been spending part of her day working as a fundraiser for the Mark Pryor for Senate campaign, and the rest of it helping to decide who to appoint to various state government boards and commissions.

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