FILE - In thie April 6, 2011, file photo Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin, left, speaks at a meeting of the Arkansas Board of Apportionment at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Martin on Friday, June 17, 2011, complained that his office has suffered from an abuse of the state's Freedom of Information Act as he's faced questions about spending and transparency in his first six months in office. Martin suggested that he may need to request a larger budget in the future to handle the requests. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
Secretary of State Mark Martin said he wasn't aware until Friday that he may have violated state law by taking a $350-a-year homestead property tax credit on two houses at the same time.