Tagged: dan douglas

Rep. Dan Douglas to Push for Medical Pot If Measures Lose

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/25/2016 7:07 am

Republican Rep. Dan Douglas says he'll introduce legislation during next year's session to make a more limited form of medical marijuana available to some patients if voters reject two ballot proposals.

Class Action, Or Lone Case Of Paid Debt?

by Mark Friedman 6/20/2016 12:00 am

When William Echols of Amity made a nearly $1,400 credit card payment in 2012, he thought he was done with the bill. But it was only the beginning.

Asa Hutchinson's Highway Funding Plan Heads to Final Vote

by Associated Press 5/20/2016 4:06 pm

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's highway funding plan won initial approval from lawmakers Friday, while an attempt to limit his $50 million proposal to one year appeared dead.

Arkansas Legislator Drops Proposal to Ban California Wine

by Associated Press 3/30/2015 2:23 pm

An Arkansas lawmaker who wanted to outlaw California wine in retaliation for the West Coast state's egg regulations says he has pulled the bill and that it's effectively dead.

Arkansas Lawmaker Urges Ban on California Wine Over Egg Law

by Associated Press 3/27/2015 7:29 am

An Arkansas lawmaker said Wednesday that the state should ban California wine as retribution for the West Coast state's law requiring egg-laying hens to be able to stand up, turn around and fully extend their wings.

After Meeting with Governor, Dan Douglas Puts Highway Bill On Hold

by Associated Press 2/25/2015 6:56 am

An Arkansas lawmaker says a proposal to shift tax revenue from car-related items to highways is on hold as he tries to find changes that could win the support of Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Dan Douglas Bill Would Repeal Prevailing Wage Law

by Michael Stratford, The Associated Press 1/29/2013 8:13 am

Wage requirements for laborers working on some public construction projects amount to a "hidden fee" that ends up getting pushed onto taxpayers, a Republican lawmaker said after introducing legislation Monday to eliminate the requirement.