jeremy gillam

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 […]

Arkansas House parliamentarian retiring after a decade advising speakers and members

BY: - June 12, 2023

The man who sits to the left of the Arkansas House Speaker rarely speaks.  From atop the Speaker’s rostrum, he whispers instructions and watches for members who wish to be recognized.  As former House Speaker Jeremy Gillam put it, he “keeps the train running on time and out of the ditches.” After 11 years, House […]