LITTLE ROCK â€” US Senators Mark Pryor and John Boozman have introduced legislation to exempt Arkansans who receive compensation from ExxonMobil for the Mayflower pipeline spill are not taxed by the federal government.
The legislation introduced Wednesday is similar to a bill introduced last week by Republican Rep. Tim Griffin and that is supported by the Arkansas congressional delegation.
The Mayflower Oil Spill Tax Relief Act of 2013 by Pryor â€” a Democrat â€” and Boozman â€” a Republican â€” would classify compensation to Mayflower families as "qualified disaster relief payment."
The Ralph Bunche Neighborhood Association will host a movie night on Saturday at 7:30 in the Ralph Bunche Community Center, 1600 Dixie St. in Benton.
Admission is free. The general public is invited.
The family-themed event will feature a showing of "Remember the Titans," starring Denzel Washington.
Refreshments will be available. Door prizes will be given away.
For more information, contact Karl Barnes, president of the association, at 501-626-4706.