LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday named the 21 members of the Youth Justice Reform Board, a newly created panel charged with bringing increased oversight, accountability and effectiveness to the state’s juvenile justice system.
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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Economic Development Commission’s Division of Science and Technology will receive $20 million from the National Science Foundation to expand research and workforce development training opportunities at 10 colleges and universities, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and University of Arkansas at Monticello, Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — Southlake, Texas-based restaurant chain Del Frisco’s Grille said Monday it will open a location in Little Rock in September that will employ 120 people.
LITTLE ROCK — More than 48,000 Arkansans have lost or are on the verge of losing coverage under the private option or traditional Medicaid — the vast majority of them because they did not respond quickly to a mailed notice, a development some officials have called surprising and troubling.
WASHINGTON — The Senate voted last week for a six-year extension of federal programs for highways, mass transit and infrastructure while acknowledging it needs to come up with more money to pay for the entire bill.
LITTLE ROCK — The National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils said Friday it will establish fitness centers at three Arkansas elementary schools.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday it has awarded $243,007 to the Arkansas Department of Health to administer and enforce the state’s lead-based paint program.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an executive order Thursday making the state Department of Finance and Administration the host agency for the state Governor’s Developmental Disabilities Council after federal officials classified the council as “high risk.”
LITTLE ROCK — Metova Inc., a creator of mobile phone applications, said Thursday it will add 100 jobs in downtown Conway.
LITTLE ROCK — The governor’s task force on the Common Core State Standards recommended Thursday that Arkansas keep Common Core for now but said Gov. Asa Hutchinson should order a comprehensive review of the standards with the goal of revising and replacing them as needed.