Tagged: robert moore

New Highway Tax to Take Effect in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/1/2013 7:11 am

Arkansas' sales tax on most items will increase by half a cent starting Monday under an effort to raise more cash for the state's highway system, but transportation officials and advocates say a longer term solution is needed for road funding.

Former Speaker Robert Moore Named to Highway Commission

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2013 10:32 am

Gov. Mike Beebe has named former Arkansas House Speaker Robert Moore to a 10-year term on the Arkansas Highway Commission. Moore, 68 and a Democrat from Arkansas City, replaces commission Chairman R. Madison Murphy, whose 10-year term is expiring.

Arkansas House to Vote Next Week on 2013 Speaker

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2012 11:19 am

Arkansas House members are preparing for a new vote on next year's speaker after Republicans won control of the Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.