Senate leader relieved Darr decided to go

Impeachment, ‘we’ll never know,’ states Lamoureux

Posted: January 12, 2014 at 4:39 a.m.

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr (shown) said Tuesday that he didn’t believe his mistakes warranted being impeached by the House.

A day after Lt. Gov. Mark Darr announced his resignation, effective Feb. 1, the Arkansas Senate’s leader declined to speculate whether senators would have convicted the Springdale Republican and removed him from office.

Darr feels resigning 'would not be the best course'

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr met with the media Tuesday to discuss his current ongoing situation. Darr was found to have spent over $41,000 in taxpayer and campaign funds for personal use. Several political figures, including Gov. Mike Beebe, have asked for Darr to resign. (By David Harten)
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Gov. Mike Beebe told media members Wednesday that "nothing's changed" in regards to his stance on Lt. Gov. Mark Darr following Darr's comments on Tuesday.


Beebe: 'Nothing's changed' on Darr

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