Reps. Mary Bentley and Rick Beck

Anti-transparency measure withers in Arkansas Senate committee

BY: - April 4, 2023

First, the good news: Rep. Mary Bentley’s bill narrowing what counts as a public meeting failed on a voice vote in a Senate committee Tuesday. That effectively kills it for this session. I hope. Thanks to the government transparency debate her legislation sparked, I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the ambiguity in the Arkansas […]