Arkansas State Treasurer

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Arkansas secretary of state to run for state treasurer in ’24

BY: - August 9, 2023

Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston said Wednesday that he will run in next year’s special election for state treasurer, an office that was left vacant last month with the death of Treasurer Mark Lowery. Thurston’s announcement comes less than a year after he was elected to a second four-year term as secretary of state. […]

Arkansas Finance Secretary Larry Walther appointed interim state treasurer 

BY: - August 3, 2023

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Thursday appointed Larry Walther, the secretary of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration, to succeed the late Mark Lowery as state treasurer. Lowery, a Republican elected treasurer last year, died last week following a pair of strokes.¬† Walther will serve until 2025, and Arkansans will elect a new […]

Arkansas Treasurer Mark Lowery dies day after retirement announcement at 66

BY: - July 26, 2023

This story was updated on Thursday, July 27, 2023, with additional information about plans for Mark Lowery to lie in state. Arkansas Treasurer Mark Lowery died Wednesday morning, a day after his office announced that he would retire in September due to a pair of strokes that left him unable to continue working. He was […]

Arkansas treasurer announces September retirement due to medical reasons

BY: - July 25, 2023

Arkansas Treasurer Mark Lowery, who has suffered two strokes this year, will retire on Sept. 30, his office announced Tuesday. Chief of Staff Stephen Bright and Deputy Treasurer Eric Munson will continue to run the state treasury until Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders appoints a replacement.¬† Under the Arkansas Constitution, the appointee will serve until after […]