LITTLE ROCK — Bills to lower lottery-funded scholarship amounts for college freshmen and allow some school districts with dwindling enrollment to avoid consolidation cleared the House Education Committee on Wednesday.
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LITTLE ROCK — Bills on banning changes to military monuments and convening the states to amend the U.S. Constitution advanced out of a House committee Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate voted Wednesday to approve a bill that would bar Arkansas from creating a state-run insurance exchange, at least for now.
LITTLE ROCK — A Senate committee on Wednesday endorsed bills that would bar the state from awarding grants to any abortion provider and seek to freeze enrollment in the Medicaid expansion program known as the private option.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge on Wednesday declined to lift her stay of her November ruling that Arkansas’ ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation to permit construction of the Keystone XL pipeline without further administrative approval.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill to make it easier to form new school districts by detaching territory from existing school districts.
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was praised Tuesday by the entire Arkansas delegation for delivering a clear and compelling case for drawing a hard line against Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — More than 100 small Arkansas businesses have signed a pledge to support a diverse and inclusive workplace, a civil rights group said Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas revenues for February were up nearly 3 percent from last year and 7 percent above forecast, the state’s fiscal office said Tuesday.