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Maddox Draws for Seniority of the House

BY MELANIE BUCK – Newly elected District 20 State Representative John Maddox [R] recently made a trip to Little Rock to draw for seniority in the House and also for committees on which he will serve. Maddox, as part of the ‘freshman class,’ drew number 86 out of 100 representatives in the seniority chain. In committee placement, Maddox landed on ...

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John Maddox Announces for State Representative

“As someone invested in my community, I’m interested in the long term success of our district.” Mena – On Monday, July 6th, 2015, John Maddox announced his candidacy for the republican ticket for State Representative District 20. The seat is currently held by Representative Nate Bell, who has stated he will not seek re-election. “This decision comes after many months ...

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House of Representatives Weekly Report

By Nate Bell   The first weekend of August is our annual Back to School sales tax holiday in Arkansas. State and local taxes are not assessed on purchases of certain items typically needed when returning to school. This year the average Arkansas parent will spend over $250 on school clothes and an additional $100 for supplies. Clothing items and shoes ...

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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 ...

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House of Representatives Weekly Report

By Representative Nate Bell There have been lots of questions, media reports, opinions and other discussion of Act 746 of 2013. As a sponsor of the bill, I’ve decided to share my point of view with those of you I represent. The new Act results from passage of HB1700. The bill passed the House 82-1 after passing the House Judiciary ...

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