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The secretary of state’s office does not maintain written records that could help answer questions raised about who has been driving the office’s vehicles and where, but a spokesman said the office has a system in place to make sure state vehicles are not used for personal business at taxpayers’ expense.

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Arkansas, Pages 9 on 05/19/2011

Print Headline: At office, no logs for use of state cars

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Archived Comments

  • PhillipLea
    May 19, 2011 at 7:24 a.m.

    If any state agency is misusing state property. it's news. If Matt Campbell, a blog writer, thinks he is being lied to, that's NOT news. Substance here? Giving a blog free press?!?

  • DontDrinkDatKoolAid
    May 19, 2011 at 8:15 a.m.

    Yes as this State moves closer to becoming a Banana Republic, along with this whole country.

  • InterestedObserver
    May 19, 2011 at 8:20 a.m.

    What I see as the big issue here is that nobody knows who (specifically) is using credit cards, and in the case of gasoline cards where (specifically) the gas is going. Without that information cards could be misused very easily. Anybody remember Steve Clark?

  • Straytrooper
    May 19, 2011 at 8:29 a.m.

    Employees of this state that I know, write a fleet number (state issued number assigned to vehicle) and the odometer reading on the gas receipt. I guess these guys exempted themselves from those trivial matters.

  • Moonglowalso
    May 19, 2011 at 5:07 p.m.

    Get these folks a log; their current procedure is stupid and edges on unethical.

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