LITTLE ROCK — The jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s extortion and bribery trial viewed Monday a hidden-camera video of Shoffner accepting one of her infamous pie-box deliveries of cash from a broker.
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LITTLE ROCK — Poultry processing company Peco Foods said Monday it will spend about $165 million to build new facilities in Clay and Randolph counties in northeastern Arkansas and create about 1,000 new jobs.
WASHINGTON — The House voted last week to suspend a new tax penalty facing Americans who do not purchase health insurance required under the Affordable Care Act.
LITTLE ROCK — The jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s bribery and extortion trial heard a recording Friday in which Shoffner tells a broker that she lied under oath about receiving money from him and will take the truth to her grave.
LITTLE ROCK — A former subordinate of former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner testified in federal court Thursday that she warned Shoffner that placing a large portion of the state’s bond business in the hands of one broker would raise red flags with auditors, but that Shoffner shrugged off her concerns.
LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel Thursday endorsed a plan to spend nearly $22 million of the state’s projected $125 million budget surplus, settling on a handful of the more than $90 million in projects that legislators and Gov. Mike Beebe had proposed.
WASHINGTON – The Arkansas delegation is supporting calls for a boost in natural gas exports as part of a national response to Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine.
LITTLE ROCK - Gov. Mike Beebe announced appointments to boards and commissions on Thursday, including the following Southeast Arkansas residents:
LITTLE ROCK — The fate of a new state law that imposed new restrictions on the ballot initiative process ultimately will be decided by the state Supreme Court, a spokesman for Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — With the debate over the private option out of the way, state legislators are focused on completing the state budget process.