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Former state representative Micah Neal (left) walks Thursday, September 13, 2018, with his wife Cindy to the John Paul Hammerschmidt Federal Building in Fayetteville. Neal was to be sentenced for conspiracy to commit fraud in kickback scheme involving state General Improvement Fund grants

Former state representative Micah Neal (left) walks Thursday, September 13, 2018, with his wife Cindy to the John Paul Hammerschmidt Federal Building in Fayetteville. Neal was to be sentenced for conspiracy to commit fraud in kickback scheme involving state General Improvement Fund grants

Ex-legislator who pleaded guilty to fraud won’t serve any prison time, judge rules

By Doug Thompson, Arkansas Online
This article was published September 14, 2018 at 10:20 a.m.

Former state Rep. Micah Neal has been sentenced to probation and house arrest after a judge agreed to a reduction in his maximum punishment based on his continuing cooperation with the government in its investigation of corruption in the state Legislature.

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