State representative wants reexamination of rule barring campaign contributions during period before, after regular sessions

Rep. David Ray, R-Maumelle, presents the HB1012, to amend the Freedom of Information Act of 1967, to the House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at the state Capitol in Little Rock. .(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)
Rep. David Ray, R-Maumelle, presents the HB1012, to amend the Freedom of Information Act of 1967, to the House Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, at the state Capitol in Little Rock. .(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)


State Rep. David Ray, R-Maumelle, said Friday that repealing a state House of Representatives rule that bars representatives from accepting campaign contributions during the period starting 30 days before a regular session and ending 30 days after a regular session warrants a serious conversation among House members, though it's difficult...