Joseph* Flaherty’s report in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette this early morning on a proposal to commit $5.5 million of a city income tax raise with the Downtown Minor Rock Partnership led me to pose some questions to the non-public nonprofit’s executive director, Gabe Holmstrom.
To start with, I questioned his refusal to convey to Flaherty his salary. It need to have been disclosed on the group’s federal tax submitting as a nonprofit, but, for some reason, it wasn’t in 2019. Every single dime the team spends should really be open, presented its reliance on public cash. It bought almost $200,000 in