Audio – Senator Keith Ingram Reporting News From 90th General Assembly
July 21st, 2016 • News

July 21, 2016 – Senator Keith Ingram audio report of news from the 90th General Assembly.

In this week’s report:

  • Four groups have submitted petitions to get ballot issues before voters in November: both a constitutional amendment and an initiated act for medical marijuana, one that limits the amount of punitive damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice lawsuits, and one that would allow three casinos to open in Arkansas
  • The Secretary of State’s office is currently verifying that the signatures are from registered voters who live in Arkansas and that they reach the requirement of 84,859 valid signatures
  • If the number of valid signatures falls below the required threshold and the original petition had three-fourths the required number, the groups will have an additional 30 days to submit more

 

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