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Panel pivots on staff cuts in Darr office

Posted: February 21, 2014 at 5:20 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/20/14--
Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, bottom, and Senate President Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, marooned a bill in committee to curb spending on the lieutenant governor's office staff which continues to employ $267,000 a year on four-member staff.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --2/20/14-- Sen. Jonathan Dismang, R-Beebe, bottom, and Senate President Michael Lamoureux, R-Russellville, marooned a bill in committee to curb spending on the lieutenant governor's office staff which continues to employ $267,000 a year on four-member staff.

A legislative panel Thursday reversed its decision to call for cutting spending on employee salaries and benefits for staff members of former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr.

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