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.”
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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.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Thursday she has hired Lee Rudofsky as Arkansas solicitor general.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Board of Corrections voted Wednesday to end a pilot program that allowed the city of Mountain Home to put state prison inmates to work as laborers.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to extend authority to spend federal money on highway projects for three more months passed in the House on Wednesday with the support of all four members from Arkansas.
LITTLE ROCK — A proposed settlement in a lawsuit over a 2013 oil spill in Mayflower is fair, adequate, reasonable and consistent with the Clean Water Act, the U.S. Justice Department argued in a filing Wednesday in federal court in Little Rock.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department said Wednesday it has completed a yearlong study on ways to improve Interstate 30 in Little Rock and North Little Rock.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony here Wednesday on a new state veterans home to replace one that was closed in 2012.
LITTLE ROCK — Nearly 7,500 jobs would have been created or retained by highway projects that the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has pulled this year, AHTD Director Scott Bennett said Tuesday.