When the leaders of the Arkansas House and Senate, both currently unopposed, throw a fund-raiser the night before the legislature meets to draw congressional districts and perhaps began the move for cutting income taxes for millionaires, you can guess a lot of special interests will be in attendance to fork over $2,900 checks.

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Some legislators with personal PAC cash might come looking to enhance friendships with the leadership, too.

I wonder if this is s sign that the cocktail light is lit again for the legislature, which suspended lobbyist social activities during the regular session earlier this year on account of the pandemic.

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