Fiscal Session Goes Too Far, Lawmakers Say

Posted: February 23, 2014 at 5 a.m.


BENTONVILLE -- The state's fiscal sessions were supposed to concentrate strictly on budget issues, but the previously obscure Special Language Subcommittee of the Joint Budget Committee has become an avenue around that, Benton County lawmakers said Saturday.

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