Newly Elected State Senator Sworn Into Office

Published 01/29 2014 09:10AM

Updated 01/29 2014 11:26AM

LITTLE ROCK -- John Cooper, a Jonesboro Republican, was sworn in as state senator of the district 21 Tuesday. Cooper defeated democrat Steve Rockwell in a special election earlier this month to fill the seat vacated by democrat Paul Bookout, who resigned after misusing campaign contributions for personal use.

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