Tagged: martha shoffner

The Ethics Floor (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 1/28/2013 12:00 am

A question from one of our office wits (we're blessed with several): If we can't legislate morality, can we at least legislate common sense?

Video: Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 1/12/2013 11:03 am

Here's our our Arkansas Business Week in Review, via our friends at THV 11 News.

Arkansas Week Tonight: McDaniel, Shoffner, #ARLEG, Medicaid & Wal-Mart

by Lance Turner 1/11/2013 03:12 pm

A packed, fast-paced show tonight on AETN's "Arkansas Week."

State Auditor Confirms Criminal Investigation of Martha Shoffner

by Lance Turner 1/7/2013 12:00 pm

The Arkansas News Bureau has confirmed an Arkansas Business report Monday that says state Treasurer Martha Shoffner had been under criminal investigation for more than a year when, on Dec. 14, the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee voted to refer an audit of her office to state and federal authorities.

Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Shoffner Targeted in Criminal Probe

by George Waldon 1/7/2013 12:00 am

Martha Shoffner had been under criminal investigation for more than a year by the time the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee voted to refer an audit of her office to state and federal authorities.

Fresh Eyes at Arkansas Treasurer's Office (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 12/17/2012 12:00 am

While we've never bought into the idea that government should be run like a business — it's not a business, it's government — the idea of having fresh eyes looking at the way the Treasurer's Office does business is mighty appealing.

Update: Legislators to Refer State Treasurer Audit to Law Enforcement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/14/2012 03:25 pm

Arkansas lawmakers say they will ask federal or state investigators to look into Treasurer Martha Shoffner's decision to sell bonds before they matured, a move auditors have said cost the state more than $434,000 worth of earnings.