LITTLE ROCK — The jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s bribery and extortion trial heard a recording Friday in which Shoffner tells a broker that she lied under oath about receiving money from him and will take the truth to her grave.
LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel on Thursday endorsed a plan to spend nearly $22 million of the state’s projected $125 million budget surplus, settling on a handful of the more than $90 million in projects that legislators and Gov. Mike Beebe had proposed.
LITTLE ROCK — A former subordinate of former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner testified in federal court Thursday that she warned Shoffner that placing a large portion of the state’s bond business in the hands of one broker would raise red flags with auditors, but that Shoffner shrugged off her concerns.
WASHINGTON — Members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation sat down Wednesday with a representative of the 188th Fighter Wing/Fort Chaffee Community Council who said the transition from a flying to drone mission is proceeding as anticipated.