Two tribes pour money into Arkansas ballot measure on casinos

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Boxes containing petitions in favor of a proposal to legalize casinos in Arkansas are delivered to the Arkansas secretary of state's office on Friday in Little Rock. Friday was the deadline for ballot measure groups to submit signatures to try and get their proposals on the November ballot. (AP Photo/Andrew Demillo)

The Quapaw and Cherokee tribes collectively contributed $1.2 million in June to the Driving Arkansas Forward committee promoting a proposed constitutional amendment that would authorize the state to license four casinos.

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