25, Nov 2014 - Beebe, AR Martha Shoffner's plea deal falls apart
Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was expected to plead guilty t his morning to a federal charge related to her use of campaign money for personal expenses. But, as in her first case, there were complications. Because she wouldn't give a definitive admission to guilt on the charge underlying the case, the plea deal was nixed. She will go to trial in three weeks. She'd earlier been ...
23, Nov 2014 - Howard, AR The Republican Split Edition
The split among Arkansas Republicans between the establishment wing and Tea Partiers , opposition to the Fayetteville’s civil rights ordinance, Mike Huckabee's presidential preparations, Martha Shoffner’s terrible time in court part two and Gov. Mike Beebe and pardons — all covered on this week's podcast. Plus, Max endorses the "Arkansas Rattlesnake" and Lindsey recommends the movie "In a World ...
23, Nov 2014 - Crawfordsville, AR Legislator Smith Sues Democratic Party, Beebe in Federal Complaint
Outgoing state representative Fred Smith filed a complaint in federal court against the state Democrat Party of Arkansas, governor Mike Beebe and others claiming he was coerced & threatened to resign in 2011.
22, Nov 2014 - Faulkner, AR Arkansas governor to pardon sex-crime offender
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - One of the 25 people that Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe plans to pardon is a convicted sex offender who has close ties to the Beebe family. Beebe is planning to pardon 34-year-old Michael Jackson, who is a friend of his son, the Arkansas ...
12, Oct 2014 - Little Rock, AR Beebe appoints special justice in gay marriage case
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed a special justice to replace a member of the Arkansas Supreme Court who has disqualified himself from hearing a challenge to Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.
10, Oct 2014 - Little Rock, AR Beebe names special justice for gay marriage case
Gov. Mike Beebe has named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.
04, Apr 2014 - Arkansas, AR Prison System Crisis: Reimbursement problems loom for county jails
Half of what Gov. Mike Beebe recommended. That's what the Arkansas state legislature, during its recent budget session, voted to give the Department of Correction to reimburse counties who hold state prisoners. One additional problem: just a few weeks ago, the state had 3,000 prisoners sitting in county jails because there aren't enough beds to accomodate them. The meter is running on a large ...