Tagged: arkansas ethics commission

Motivating Factors (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 4/21/2014 12:00 am

My high school journalism teacher taught me about five Ws and an H — who, what, when, where, why and how. Approximately 1,000 years later, I've concluded that that fifth W is the most problematic.

Gilbert Baker Resigns From UCA Post

by Lee Hogan 4/2/2014 10:28 am

Former state legislator Gilbert Baker resigned Wednesday, effective immediately, from his position at the University of Central Arkansas. The university released a one-line statement announcing Baker's resignation.

Sybil Jordan Hampton Gets Spot on Arkansas Ethics Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/15/2014 03:40 pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has appointed Sybil Jordan Hampton of Little Rock to the Arkansas Ethics Commission.

Goose, Gander (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/6/2014 12:00 am

Having been fined $11,000 by the Arkansas Ethics Commission for violating 11 state campaign and ethics provisions, Lt. Gov. Mark Darr clings stubbornly to his pretty good gig despite the calls to resign from even a fair number of Republicans, including all five GOP members of the state's congressional delegation.

Update: Mark Darr Appears Before Ethics Commission

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 12/18/2013 03:53 pm

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr went before the Arkansas Ethics Commission on Wednesday to face allegations from the group that he improperly spent about $44,000 from his campaign and office accounts.

State Securities Regulator Heath Abshure Disputes Ethics Complaint by Stephens Inc.

by Gwen Moritz 12/2/2013 12:00 am

Stephens Inc. of Little Rock has accused Arkansas Securities Commissioner Heath Abshure of illegally steering more than $170,000 to his “favorite charities” and of retaliating when Stephens refused to make such a donation while negotiating a recent settlement.

Update: Report Details Spending by Paul Bookout

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/18/2013 03:02 pm

Documents released by the Arkansas Ethics Commission show that a former state lawmaker who resigned over violations could only identify less than a quarter of the $63,000 his campaign spent as legitimately related to his re-election bid.