Tagged: andrea lea

Unclaimed Assets Bill, Now Headed to Governor, No 'Cash Grab,' Auditors Say

by Todd Traub 3/14/2019 9:57 am

A bill passed by the Legislature this week addresses the management of unclaimed assets taken by the state, but supporters say the proposal does not amount to the kind of revenue grab described by critics.

AABP Awards Honor Arkansas Business for Reporting, Commentary

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 11:15 am

Arkansas Business reporters Mark Friedman and Kyle Massey and Editor Gwen Moritz were recognized for work published in 2016 by the Alliance of Area Business Publishers, an international association of business journals.

Andrea Lea to Seek Re-Election

by Associated Press 4/25/2017 3:22 pm

Arkansas' state auditor, Andrea Lea, says she will run for re-election in 2018.

SPONSORED: Treasure Hunting Made Easier

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2016 11:00 am

Auditor's office offers voluntary compliance program to streamline Great Arkansas Treasure Hunt for unclaimed property.

Structural Failure (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and state Auditor Andrea Lea get put on the Moritz Scale of Political Bad Behavior, and their scores are going to look much closer together than the nature of their bad behavior would justify.

State Auditor Andrea Lea Revises Email Policy

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

State Auditor Andrea Lea has a new email policy, and it looks pretty straightforward.

Texts Reveal Auditor Andrea Lea Instructed Staff to Use Private Email

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2016 8:34 am

Arkansas Business has obtained text messages to and from state Auditor Andrea Lea that, as even she acknowledged, dispute her claims that she rarely used her private e-mail account for state business.

John Goodson Helped Law Firms Get State Auditor Contract Potentially Worth Millions

by Mark Friedman 2/22/2016 12:00 am

State Auditor Andrea Lea agreed to pay inexperienced out-of-state attorneys a fee nearly twice as high as other states have committed to pay in a pursuit of unredeemed U.S. Treasury bonds.

Not Our Idea of Transparency (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/22/2016 12:00 am

The issue of government officials using private email accounts has been much in the news, you may have noticed.

Chief Justice Inaugurates 6 Arkansas Constitutional Officers

by Associated Press 1/13/2015 11:07 am

In ceremonies in the Arkansas House chamber Tuesday morning, a clerk read last November's election results before Arkansas' Chief Justice Jim Hannah swore in Lieutenant governor Tim Griffin and four others. Justice Jo Hart swore in Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.

Andrea Lea to Represent GOP in Auditor Election

by Associated Press 5/21/2014 7:52 am

State Rep. Andrea Lea of Russellville has advanced to November's general election as the Republican Party's nominee for Arkansas auditor.

State Rep. Andrea Lea Announces Bid for State Auditor

by Associated Press 6/17/2013 4:35 pm

Arkansas state Rep. Andrea Lea says she's seeking the Republican nomination for state auditor next year.

Arkansas Lawmakers Weigh Constitutional Amendments

by Associated Press 2/14/2013 7:25 am

A package of campaign finance and ethics rules is among proposed constitutional amendments that Arkansas lawmakers will consider referring to voters during this year's legislative session.

Arkansas Candidates Already Preparing for 2014 Races

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/21/2012 1:54 pm

The 2014 campaign for Arkansas' top offices had already begun before voters cast their ballots in this year's election. Now it's about to go into full swing.