LITTLE ROCK — A sharply divided state Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take immediate control of the Little Rock School District.
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LITTLE ROCK — A bill containing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposal to end the private option at the end of 2016 and create a task force to recommend alternative approaches to health-care reform cleared a Senate committee Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to end Arkansas’ joint celebration of the birthdays of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee failed to clear a House committee Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill filed Wednesday would allow employees at state courthouses in Arkansas to carry concealed handguns at work if they have concealed-carry permits.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Director Search Committee has selected three candidates to interview for the position of director, the agency said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill filed Wednesday would make it a misdemeanor in Arkansas to distribute sexual images of a family or household member or a person from a past or current relationship for malicious purposes.
LITTLE ROCK — It would be a misdemeanor for a minor to enter a liquor store in Arkansas under a bill endorsed Wednesday by the House Rules Committee.
WASHINGTON — The United States Mint will begin accepting orders Thursday at noon (EST) for U.S. Marshals Service 225th Anniversary Commemorative Coins.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., on Wednesday was named chair the Senate Agriculture subcommittee on commodities, markets, trade and risk management for the 114th Congress.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday proposed a $5.2 billion balanced budget that includes funding increases for public schools, prisons, and the state Medicaid program and a 1 percent cut for most state agencies.