Mike Beebe’s Tax on Cigarettes Arrives at the Ledge

Gov. Mike Beebe’s 56-cent increase to the state’s tax on cigarettes was finally filed today, even as opposition brews.

ArkansasBusiness.com’s Mark Carter attended today’s rally in support of the bill and files this report. The budding auteur also shot a pair of videos as Beebe and House Speaker Robbie Wills talked to the press:

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Republican videoblogger Jason Tolbert has comments from Beebe and Wills from yet another angle here. Meanwhile, the Arkansas Times talks to Senate Pro Tem Bob Johnson here.

More

Rep. Steve Harrelson, D-Texarkana on Beebe’s health care initiatives

Wills sends the bill to the House Rules Committee

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