that serves the most people in the most efficient manner. Stay tuned.
(more)Page 2 of 3Senator Sanders gets major shout out from liberal media
One of the state senators representing the Maumelle area, Sen. DavidSanders, received quite a bit of recognition from the liberal media thispast week. Sanders is a Republican and an on-the-record conservative.First the
, probably the most liberal-leaning publicationin the state, called him one of “Arkansas’ 25 Creative Thinkers” for hiswork on parole and healthcare reform. Max Brantley, often a critic of Sanders, wrote the profile of Sanders, also noting that Sanders wouldprobably run for higher office. I would agree with him on that.And in the same week, John Brummett, a liberal columnist for the
gave Sanders one of his upwardlypointing “arrows,” meaning he received Mr. Brummett’s approval.Brummett says of Senator Sanders: “He wasn’t much of a newspapercolumnist, but he’s a solid state legislator. It’s an entirely different skillset. It turns out he is a policy wonk. He has superior command of thosethree aforementioned main issues — the private option, parole andteachers’ health insurance.”Before entering politics, Sanders wrote a syndicated newspapercolumn, which appeared in this newspaper. I’ll be talking to him soonfor a column.
Zoning meeting regarding Riverland home
Right down the street from where I live in Maumelle is a sign I’ve neverseen since I’ve lived here. It says, “The Maumelle Board of ZoningAdjustment will hold a public hearing in regard to this property. For