LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at increasing trade opportunities with Cuba.
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LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton, both R-Ark., said Tuesday they have joined with more than 30 colleagues in signing a letter calling for an investigation of all fetal-tissue research supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday filed a petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower-court ruling and find that an Arkansas law that would ban most abortions at 12 weeks or later into a pregnancy is constitutional.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services said Tuesday it has awarded more than $4 million to Arkansas Community Colleges — including Southeast Arkansas College — to support work-based training programs.
LITTLE ROCK — Planned Parenthood on Monday asked a federal judge to grant class-action status to its lawsuit seeking to block the state from cutting off Medicaid reimbursements to the organization.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas State University said Monday it will receive a $1 million gift to support a sales leadership center at its College of Business in Jonesboro.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton on Monday called on Barack Obama’s administration to take swift action to punish Secret Service personnel who accessed unflattering information about a lawmaker, and he said he is putting a hold on three of Obama’s ambassadorial nominations until it does.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal official who was the subject of a subpoena issued by Arkansas legislators did not appear at a legislative hearing Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — In his first meeting with Arkansas reporters since returning from his trade mission to Cuba, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday he believes Cuba is “stalled in time” but is on the verge of significant change.
WASHINGTON — With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress last week approved a stopgap measure to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.