• Arkansas GOP, having embraced term limits, is now conflicted

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — More than two decades after Arkansas became one of the first states to limit how long lawmakers could serve in the Legislature, Republicans who once championed the issue are conflicted. GOP leaders now say they believe lawmakers should be able to stay longer than originally planned. Term limits advocate insist on sticking to the original limit. The issue could be headed back to the state ballot for the second time in two years this fall.