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State Senator Larry Teague

July, 2013

  • 24 July

    State Capitol Week in Review

    By Senator Larry Teague LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday on Saturday, August 3, and Sunday, August 4. The legislature created the sales tax holiday by approving Act 757 of 2011.  The intent was to help families with children in school, and was popularly called the “Back to School” sales tax holiday when it was ...

  • 17 July

    State Capitol Week in Review

    By Senator Larry Teague LITTLE ROCK – The state attorney general challenged state elected officials and policy makers to overhaul Arkansas death penalty procedures. In a speech before the Arkansas Sheriffs Association, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel called the current system of capital punishment in Arkansas “completely broken.” Arkansas uses lethal injection to execute people convicted of capital crimes. However, the ...

June, 2013

  • 21 June

    State Capitol Week in Review

    From Senator Larry Teague June 21, 2013 LITTLE ROCK – Legislators plan to review the policies and actions of the state Department of Community Correction, which has jurisdiction over paroled inmates when they are released from prison. The importance of a thorough investigation into the parole system came to light when a Little Rock man was charged with murder, which ...