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Arkansas House attorney, former state representative picked to be next House parliamentarian

BY: - June 16, 2023

Arkansas House Speaker Matthew Shepherd has tapped House Chief Legal Counsel John Vines to be the chamber’s next parliamentarian. Vines, who has been the House’s top attorney since 2017, will replace retiring Parliamentarian Finos “Buddy” Johnson, who has served in the role since 2012. Vines was a Democratic state representative from Hot Springs between 2011-2017 […]