The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce — or more precisely its director Randy Zook as head of the chamber puppet pro-Issue One committee — filed a motion today to intervene in the lawsuit that says the amendment should be removed from the ballot for unconstitutionally offering up four separate amendments rather than a single issue and upending the balance of power of Arkansas government.
A hearing is set on the taxpayer suit Thursday. It says the legislature — with an amendment written by big business, nursing homes and
In short, the chamber says it’s all good and they have a right to be heard as a major mover behind the legislative resolution that put the measure on the ballot and as a major player in the multi-million-dollar campaign to protect chamber members from lawsuits. The committee, Arkansans for Jobs and Justice, reported having raised $1.5 million in its most recent report but it and allied interest groups — nursing homes and
Here’s their motion to intervene.
The motion to intervene was filed by two of the state’s biggest law firms, the Friday firm