Ex-speaker put on road commission

Posted: January 18, 2013 at 12:51 a.m.

Gov. Mike Beebe named Robert S. Moore Jr. (center) of Arkansas City to the Arkansas Highway Commission on Thursday. Moore was speaker of the House in the previous Legislature.

Robert S. Moore Jr., a longtime Arkansas political figure who most recently was the speaker of the state House of Representatives, was tapped Thursday by Gov. Mike Beebe for a seat on the five-member state Highway Commission.

Moore named to Highway Commission

Gov. Mike Beebe on Thursday appointed former Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives Robert S. Moore Jr. to the Highway Commission. (By Gavin Lesnick)
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