All state agencies should function under state control, starting with Highway. And they ought to all pay the same wage for the same job. Some pay very low like DFA & some way high like Highway. It doesn't seem fair. Also, the same 2 jobs with the same duties at different agencies can be very different pay levels & titles. When I worked for the state my boss told me that the agency budget would never allow for anyone in my position to be paid anything more than I was making. I retired & now the person in my job less than 2 years is making more than twice what I made & I was there nearly 5 years. There is a lot of rotten stuff that goes on in state gov't.
Posted 31 July 2015, 8:56 a.m.
These Republicans can't do something like this that makes so much sense. They're too busy trying pass legislation that says you have to friend your boss on FB. How foolish. I am retired now, but when I was working, I have my annoying, nosy, jerk of a boss blocked.
Posted 26 March 2015, 5:59 p.m.
Tom Cotton is the most embarrassing thing to happen to AR since Wilbur Mills and Fanne Fox in the Tidal Basin. He is a glory hungry fool who cares nothing for AR except as a stepping stone to the White House.
Posted 19 March 2015, 7:03 a.m.
In response to Thomas May's letter, I've been watching the situation with S Broadway for some time. If someone applies for a job in st gov't for which they're unqualified, they aren't even considered, as it should be. So how is that S Broadway gets a big cushy job for which he's completely unqualified when underlings at the same agency or any state agency can't do it? It is not fair. He's never done anything of any substance in his working life. He is all about himself. No one else.
Posted 29 December 2014, 10:55 a.m.
This is interesting to me since this agency is so backward that the tests they give to prospective employees is with paper and pencil instead of on a PC. They are so behind the times, I question their competence in every area.
Posted 6 December 2014, 9:23 a.m.
This woman is not just Republican-dumb, she is Palin-dumb. Surely she knows it is illegal to register to vote in 2 places. When she gets caught doing this, she tries to act as if she is being taken advantage of, when it's her own stupidity that got her in this position. She has no business running for or holding ANY elective office.
Posted 2 October 2014, 9:28 a.m.
As usual, Brummet is right. But in AR, people see what they've made their minds up to see.
Posted 9 July 2014, 8:44 a.m.
The director at Capitol Zoning knew for years that this boarding house was coming and he regularly told constituents who inquired about it that it would never happen. And now it has opened without even a permit. The staff is suppose to monitor the area. Where were they when this was happening?
Posted 19 January 2014, 6:12 p.m.
This is very sad and disappointing. But you can't teach any do right rules, you can't enforce them and you can't guide young men into being good citizens if you don't do right yourself. I have one word for this coach and it is "BYE". 'Nuff said.
Posted 7 April 2012, 10:48 a.m.
Plain and simply put, felons should not be allowed to run, expunged or not.
Posted 2 March 2012, 7:22 a.m.
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