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.
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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.
Eight more staff members for the proposed Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine will be hired by April as the state’s first osteopathic medical college takes shape at Chaffee Crossing in Fort Smith in hopes of quelling a “medical crisis” in physician shortage.
LITTLE ROCK — Bills to abolish the administration of tests aligned with the Common Core State Standards and allow Arkansas public schools to obtain the same waivers that are available to charter schools cleared a House committee Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — Congress on Tuesday ended weeks of tumult over legislation to finance the Department of Homeland Security, passing a bill that will keep the agency operating for the remaining seven months of the fiscal year.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday appointed Holly Meyer to Arkansas’ 16th Judicial District, 2nd Division Circuit Court.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to require public colleges and universities in Arkansas to allow faculty and staff to carry concealed handguns on campus if they have concealed-carry permits received approval Monday in the Arkansas House.
LITTLE ROCK — Two Arkansas Supreme Court justices were among five people who spoke at a public hearing Monday on a slate of proposed salary increases for legislators, constitutional officers and judges.