LITTLE ROCK — On the same day that the special legislative session got underway, the Delta Grassroots Caucus held opening events Tuesday for its annual Delta Conference at the state Capitol.
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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed $87.1 million bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas sailed through House and Senate committees Tuesday, the opening day of a special session expected to last three days.
Four of Arkansas’ five navigable rivers are closed to commercial and recreation traffic as the Army Corps of Engineers continues to manage flood waters throughout the region.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Paul Danielson said Tuesday he will not seek re-election to the court, and on the same day, Circuit Judge Shawn Womack of Mountain Home announced for the post.
WASHINGTON — The House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
An Arkansas Congressman has set his sights on the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion to shore up an insolvent federal Highway Trust Fund that has required nearly 30 short-term extensions since 2009.
LITTLE ROCK — Walmart on Friday announced new, stricter policies on the treatment of animals by its suppliers, a move that animal rights groups hailed as historic and game-changing.
LITTLE ROCK — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar resigned Thursday from his position as executive director of the lobbying arm of the conservative Family Research Council amid reports that as a young teenager he allegedly molested several young girls, including some of his sisters.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he will ask legislators during next week’s special session to approve an $87.1 million bond issue to help Lockheed Martin land a military contract that could bring 600 new jobs to southern Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas death-row inmate Kenneth Isom is entitled to a new court hearing, a divided Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.