LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for state treasurer Dennis Milligan on Tuesday unveiled a “best practices” plan for the office that includes a blind bidding process.
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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas is “ground zero” in the battle to win a Republican majority in the U.S. Senate, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus said here Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Legislative support may be lacking for a proposal to raise money for a new prison by increasing the decal fee that Arkansas motorists pay when renewing their license plates, the chairman of the Senate Committee on State Agencies and Governmental Affairs said Tuesday.
FORT SMITH — Fort Smith remained on top of the Arkansas Tech Business Index for May, while Pine Bluff remained at the bottom of the list despite showing an increase in its score.
LITTLE ROCK — A group seeking to place on the November ballot an initiated act to raise the state minimum wage submitted what it said were 69,070 additional signatures in support of the measure to the secretary of state’s office Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — A pending challenge to Utah’s ban on gay marriage does not justify putting a hold on a challenge to Arkansas’ ban, according to attorneys for same-sex couples who brought the challenge in Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — An inmate at Varner SuperMax in Grady, Arkansas’ highest-security prison, was found dead in his cell early Monday, the state Department of Correction said.
FORT SMITH — Whirlpool Corp. is negotiating with the state to test property owned by the Fort Smith Boys & Girls Club for contamination.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in July, according to labor statistics released Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin on Monday paid Benton County $2,100 for improperly taking a homestead tax credit on two houses at the same time.