WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
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LITTLE ROCK — Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy said Wednesday it will spend $90 million to open a biomass wood pellet manufacturing plant in Monticello that will employ 52 people.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson gave Pulaski County $1,750 on Wednesday for improperly claiming homestead tax credits in the county.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, was one of just five House members on Wednesday who voted against a $16.3 billion bill crafted in response to a VA hospital scandal over long waiting lists and falsified records.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Director Teresa Marks will retire on Sept. 30, the agency said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A state senator is resigning to begin work as a lobbyist for the University of Arkansas System.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Wednesday asked a federal judge to keep Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage in place.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked action on a bill that Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., had unveiled last week as a key component of his job-growth agenda.
LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock-based telecommunications company Windstream said Tuesday it plans to spin off some of its assets into an independent, publicly traded real estate investment trust, a move the company said would reduce its debt by by about $3.2 billion.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor’s Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of June, Beebe’s office announced Tuesday.