Capitol Access by Jacob Kauffman

Capitol Access
2:32 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

Capitol Access: No Limit Southland, Election Daze II, and Banter on the Floor

No Limit Southland

This Tuesday the Legislature continued to relax regulation of Southland Park in West Memphis. Limits on both the hours and days on which greyhound racing may be held have been rescinded and the Racing Commission has been granted additional regulatory powers.

I asked two of the bill sponsors, Senator Keith Ingram of West Memphis and Representative Deborah Ferguson of West Memphis, about the removal of language prescribing hours and dates of operation. Both were wary of characterizing SB 330 as a precursor to unrestricted racing.

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Local & Regional News
8:38 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Capitol Access: Shell Bills, Election Daze, and Prison Health Care

Last Day to File Bills

This is my first article with KUAR and fortune has it that it’s one of the longest days of the year over at the State Capitol. 

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