Arkansas Lawmakers Take Up Mandated School Facilities Funding Reform
- Amendments Clear Arkansas High Court, Will Go to Voters. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/16/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30996, p3
Focuses on the Arkansas Supreme Court ruling on proposed amendments to the state's constitution. Allocation of tobacco settlement proceeds; Change in property tax law; Spending plan for the state's share of the national tobacco lawsuit settlement.
- ARKANSAS: Pulaski Faces Big Payback. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;1/26/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33255, p9
The article focuses on the statement from the Arkansas Supreme Court that it would not consider its ruling to overturn the levy, thus leading the Pulaski County to develop a process to return taxpayers a year's worth of revenue from a property tax hike which improperly approved.
- Districts Keep Surplus, Ark. High Court Rules. A. P. // Education Week;12/5/2012, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p5
The article discusses a 2012 court ruling by Arkansas's Supreme Court finding that school districts which collect property taxes for education in excess of the funding requirements set by the state can keep the money, with comments by Chief Justice Jim Hannah from his written dissenting opinion.
- RÃ©gnÃ¢t Populus? Amending the Arkansas State Constitution After Forrester v. Martin. ROVETTI, JENNIFER R. // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2013, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p429
The article offers information on the current status of the separate-amendment rule in Arkansas and examines the constitutional amendment of Amendment 89 of the Arkansas constitution under the judgment of the Arkansas Supreme Court case Forrester v. Martin. It informs that the Supreme Court of...
- Streight Curve: The Knuckleball Interpretation of "Local and Special Acts". CHANEY, MARK JAMES // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2013, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p705
The article analyzes the Arkansas Supreme Court's implementation of the amendment 14 of the Arkansas Constitution of 1874 which states that the Arkansas General Assemble shall not pass any local or special act. It discusses the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision in Streight v. Ragland combining...
- Arkansas Court Drops Lake View School Suit. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;6/21/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31909, p2
Reports that the Arkansas Supreme Court has relinquished jurisdiction in the Lake View School District school funding lawsuit. Court's statement that lawmakers had made efforts to equalize how schools are funded in the state; Lawsuit by the district in 1992 claiming that state funding does not...
- A BRIEF SUMMARY OF DECISIONS FROM THE ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT AFFECTING GAYS AND LESBIANS. McMullen, Anthony L. // University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review;Winter2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p337
The article presents a summary of court decisions affecting gays and lesbians from the Arkansas Supreme Court. It explores sample cases that recognize the judiciary rights for gays and lesbians in the area of domestic relations, despite the state's animosity and a constitutional amendment...
- Property Tax on the Block. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;10/26/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33605, p9
The article reports on the suggested constitutional amendment to eliminate property taxes in North Dakota, which was debated by supporters and critics in October 2011.
- GARY KENT JONES, PETITIONER v. LINDA K. FLOWERS ET AL.: ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE SUPREME COURT OF ARKANSAS. // Supreme Court Cases: The Twenty-first Century (2000 - Present);2009, p1
The article presents information on the U.S. Supreme Court case Gary Kent Jones v. Linda K. Flowers, case number 04-1477, argued on January 17, 2006 and decided on April 26, 2006. It discusses the writ of centiorari to the Supreme Court of Arkansas. When petitioner Jones failed to pay his...