LITTLE ROCK — The governor’s proposed middle-class tax cut, the private option, the lottery, abortion, guns on college campuses and computer science in schools are among the topics on the agenda for the fourth week of the state legislative session.
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WASHINGTON — The Senate last week approved legislation to permit construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline after a month of largely partisan debate over climate change and energy independence.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday named nine people to state boards, commissions and special judicial positions.
LITTLE ROCK — State Director of Rural Services Amy Fecher will be Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s designee and alternate to the Delta Regional Authority’s board of governors, Hutchinson and DRA Federal Co-chairman Chris Masingill announced Friday.
WASHINGTON — About $1 million was raised for the U.S. Marshals Service National Museum from first day sales of the United States Mint’s newest commemorative coins celebrating the 225th anniversary of the nation’s oldest federal law agency.
LITTLE ROCK — A newly created commission on elected officials’ pay wants to increase legislators’ salaries to nearly two-and-a-half times the current level.
Two Pine Bluff men were arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death of a store clerk in Arkadelphia on Sunday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Arkansas cleared a House committee Thursday.
A report by the Arkansas News Bureau published Friday incorrectly stated that the drug RU-486 is known as the “morning after” pill. The two are not the same thing.
LITTLE ROCK — A House committee gave a “do pass” recommendation Thursday to a bill that would give victims’ families more say in who is allowed to witness executions.