(Advertisement)

Grocery tax plan’s in-effect date hazy

Posted: November 17, 2012 at 3:59 a.m.

Gov. Mike Beebe’s plan to cut the state sales tax on groceries is dependent on bond obligations that won’t end for years or the resolution of a decades-old lawsuit that requires the state to pay millions for desegregation efforts.

This story is only available from our archives.

Front Section, Pages 1 on 11/17/2012

(Advertisement)



« Previous Story

State-run health-insurance exchange back on t...

Arkansas’ nearly year-long plan for running an insurance exchange in partnership with the federal government took an unexpected twist Friday as a new federal deadline exten... Read »

Next Story »

Lawmakers optimistic after ‘fiscal cliff’ tal...

House Speaker John Boehner (left) looks on as President Barack Obama speaks to reporters Friday at the White House before a meeting with congressional leaders on a framework for averting the “fiscal cliff.”

Democratic and Republican leaders of Congress emerged from their first budget meeting with President Barack Ob... Read »