Photographs by Staton Breidenthal
Rep. Mathew Pitsch, R-Fort Smith, listens Wednesday to testimony during a meeting of the Tax Reform and Relief Legislative Task Force. Pitsch won a runoff primary election Tuesday for Senate District 8 and will be in the Nov. 6 general election.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Lawmakers should raise the state's tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack and use the added revenue of $121 million a year to help offset smoking-related costs and potentially finance tax cuts, an official for the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said Wednesday.
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