Tagged: saline county

The People Have Spoken, So Let Them Speak (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Last Tuesday, Saline County became the seventh county in Arkansas to switch from “dry” to “wet” under the onerous law that requires proponents to collect signatures from 38 percent of registered voters just to get the referendum on the ballot.

Jay Bradford Worries Lloyd's Challenge Could Create Crisis

by Mark Friedman 11/10/2014 12:00 am

Insurance Commissioner Jay Bradford says Lloyd’s of London underwriters are approved to sell insurance in Arkansas. But a lawsuit filed last year keeps moving forward, and Bradford says he’s worried that it could create a crisis in the Arkansas insurance market.

State Supreme Court Remands Alcohol Question

by Arkansas Business Staff and The Associated Press 10/31/2014 5:32 pm

A sharply divided Arkansas Supreme Court has sent a proposal to legalize alcohol sales in Saline County back to circuit court to determine if there are enough valid signatures to put the question on the Nov. 4 ballot.

Our Community, Our Dollars Files Appeal Over Saline County Alcohol Vote

by Lee Hogan 9/8/2014 4:25 pm

A local option ballot question committee, funded by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Kum & Go of West Des Moines, Iowa, appeals to the Arkansas Supreme Court seeking to allow Saline County residents to vote on legalizing retail alcohol sales.

Our Community, Our Dollars Ends Efforts in Faulkner, Craighead Counties

by Lee Hogan 7/31/2014 6:50 pm

Our Community, Our Dollars says it will turn all its efforts for the legalization of retail alcohol sales to Saline County, and end its efforts in Faulkner and Craighead counties.

Wet County Ballot Initiative Sprouts Up in Saline, Craighead Counties

by Lee Hogan 5/5/2014 4:26 pm

Residents in Saline and Craighead counties will soon have the opportunity to sign a petition that would allow voters, on the November ballot, to decide whether retail alcohol sales should be allowed in those counties.