Something Stinks in Arkansas

And it’s not just the chicken houses.

For years now Arkansas legislators have been supplementing their regular monthly income with a little extra money doled out under the table. They have been handing in expense reimbursement invoices without any proof of the actual expenses incurred. In some cases, the billing entity with its name on the invoice is a LLC owned by the legislator’s spouse. In other instances, the invoice shows the legislator as a DBA that is billing the state for expenses incurred while providing services to himself. Continue reading