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'Jim Walton'

Walton money arrives in Little Rock School Board races

As expected the Walton money arrived to influence school elections. Recipients aren't surprising,
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BREAKING: Legislator bucks vested NWA interests on minority aid vote, but, well, they asked for it.

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New reports on Supreme Court spending show recent edge for Judge Welch

Candidates for the open seat on the Arkansas Supreme Court filed pre-election campaign spending reports this week that show Barbara Webb, running a partisan race for the non-partisan seat, still leading Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch overall, though he reported a better recent fund-raising period than she did.

Billionaires, including Jim Walton, spend big and win big in Louisiana

Meredith Schneider, the unflagging public school champion blogger in Louisiana, tots up the influence of big money, including Walton riches, in Louisiana politics and school governance.
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State Board of Education chair says school legislation a surprise. Also: Walton-paid lobbyist introduced to facts

A KUAR report on the pending legislation backed by Walton-funded lobbyists to allow private companies to run parts or all of the former Little Rock School District includes some second thoughts from Little Rock lawyer Sam Ledbetter, chair of the state Board of Education.
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