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.
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LITTLE ROCK — A bill to restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in Arkansas cleared a House committee Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Director Search Committee has decided to recommend Brett Powell as the next director of ADHE, the agency said Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — State legislators on Thursday advanced two major pieces of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s agenda, his proposals to look for new health care reforms and cut income taxes for middle-class Arkansans.
WASHINGTON — The Senate approved legislation Thursday to permit construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline.
WASHINGTON — The Arkansas Congressional delegation asked Thursday for Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to allow farmers impacted by the collapse of Turner Grain to defer loan repayments until bankruptcy proceedings are completed.
WASHINGTON — The Senate Banking Committee on Thursday advanced legislation that would ratchet up sanctions against Iran if it fails to agree to strict limits on its nuclear program.
WASHINGTON — About a dozen coin and U.S. Marshal enthusiasts were lined up shortly before noon Thursday in the lobby of the United States Mint, eager to purchase the newest commemorative coins celebrating the 225th anniversary of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agency.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday to introduce a bill that would lift all travel restrictions on Americans visiting Cuba as tourists.
LITTLE ROCK — A sharply divided state Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take immediate control of the Little Rock School District.