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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Michael Lamoureux
All of the staffers in the office of former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr will step down in June because of Darr's resignation, a top Arkansas lawmaker said Monday.
Arkansas lawmakers opened a legislative session focused primarily on the budget Monday, with uncertainty surrounding the future of the state's compromise plan to expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
With Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr stepping down next month over ethics violations, legislators said Thursday there's growing support to change the law so the state can avoid a special election to fill the post for just a few months.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Lt. Gov. Mark Darr said Friday he would leave office Feb. 1, giving in to pressure from Democrats and fellow Republicans who said his impeachment was inevitable over ethics violations tied to his campaign and office spending.
Senate President Michael Lamoureux said he would support an override, but hadn't polled the Senate yet to see if enough votes were there.
"There's essentially no room for error, and I think even some of the people who voted for it this time are very questionable on whether they'll continue to vote for it," Senate President Michael Lamoureux said.