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Arkansas House leader not expecting online tax bill

Medicaid-focused special session likely, Gillam says

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House Speaker Jeremy Gillam

House Speaker Jeremy Gillam said Thursday he doesn't expect Gov. Asa Hutchinson to include in his agenda for next month's special legislative session a proposal to persuade out-of-state retailers to collect taxes on their sales to Arkansans.

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Sen. Jake Files, R-Fort Smith + Enlarge

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RBear says...

Much as I would like to see the online sales tax bill reconsidered in the special session, I prefer specials to be very narrowly focused. Medicaid expansion is something that needs to be taken up and Gov. Hutchinson has signaled his intentions on this. Anything else, including the trove of social conservative bills Rapert, Ballinger, and crew have in their pockets, should be kept in their pockets until the next biennium.

Posted 21 April 2017, 6:19 a.m. Suggest removal

DontDrinkDatKoolAid says...

TEA.

Posted 21 April 2017, 7:23 a.m. Suggest removal

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