State claims process gets court challenge

Constitutional issue valid, judge says

Posted: August 13, 2013 at 5:26 a.m.

An Oklahoma construction company’s lawsuit accusing Arkansas lawmakers of favoring in-state contractors over out-of-state contractors in resolving financial claims narrowly survived a judge’s scrutiny Monday.

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