Subscribe Register Login

Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:30 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Wording rejected for proposed ethics ballot item

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 1, 2014 at 5:12 p.m.

The Arkansas attorney general's office has rejected the wording of a ballot proposal that would institute tougher ethics laws for state public officials.

The group Regnat Populus was told Tuesday that the phrasing of its ballot proposal contains ambiguities and can't be approved, as is. The group can try again.

Backers want to institute tighter regulations for campaign finance and lobbying.

Legislators approved a similar measure for the ballot that would end most gifts from lobbyists to elected officials and ban corporate campaign contributions. The legislative measure would also loosen state term limits, an element that has drawn criticism from some reform activists.

Comments on: Wording rejected for proposed ethics ballot item

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Sales super star

    The Arkansas CW, a Hearst Television property is looking for...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Construction workers

    construction workersrobinson Construction Company is accepti...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Independent contractors

    Wanted in Little Rock area. Cargo Van/Full-Size Van Owners ...
    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

  • Hydro operator

    Northbrook Power Management, LLC.  is accepting applications...
    BATESVILLE, Arkansas

  • Donate plasma

    . Save LivesEarn money when you donate at Octapharma PlasmaB...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 828 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online