WASHINGTON — The Senate broke a five-month impasse last week in voting to confirm federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to become attorney general.
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NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted Friday to approve a third 180-day moratorium on issuing hog farm permits in the Buffalo River watershed.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday told a task force reviewing the Common Core State Standards that he wants Arkansas to have a unique approach to academic standards that combines high expectations and flexibility.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he supports reinstating a 180-day moratorium on issuing permits for hog farms in the Buffalo River watershed.
LITTLE ROCK — State legislators on Wednesday formally adjourned the 2015 regular session, acknowledging that they likely will return at some point for a special session to address Medicaid expansion and possibly other issues.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office on Wednesday unveiled a redesigned version of its website with several new features, including an interactive map tracking the governor’s travels.
LITTLE ROCK — ExxonMobil has agreed to pay $5.07 million to resolve allegations it violated the federal Clean Water Act and state environmental laws in connection with the 2013 Mayflower oil spill, the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The Little Rock City Board of Directors on Tuesday night adopted an ordinance prohibiting the city and any vendors that do business with the city from discriminating based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
LITTLE ROCK — Dexter Suggs resigned Tuesday as superintendent of the Little Rock School District.
LITTLE ROCK — Organizers say they are seeing a steady stream of nominations come in for the inaugural Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame.