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PBHS student wins award at FBLA convention

FBLA sponsor William Douthard, left, congratulates Cameron Withers, a student at Pine Bluff High School, who placed second in impromptu speaking at the state FBLA Convention in Little Rock. Cameron will compete at the FBLA National Convention in June in Chicago. (Special to The Commercial)

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Ethics Commission grapples with new laws

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday discussed new ethics laws that came out of this year’s legislative session, including one that gives elected officials a 30-day grace period to return improper gifts from lobbyists and correct reporting errors.

Huckabee ready for Hillary

WASHINGTON — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee sat down with about a dozen reporters Friday afternoon to make his case as a the most viable Republican to square off against Hillary Clinton in 2016.