WASHINGTON — Farmers and ranchers in 23 eastern Arkansas counties ravaged by June floods will be eligible to receive disaster assistance through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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FORT SMITH — The designs of three much anticipated coins commemorating the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service were unveiled in a Wednesday ceremony.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Highway Commission on Wednesday asked state Highway and Transportation Department Director Scott Bennett to contact Arkansas congressional candidates and ask what they would do to make highway funding sustainable.
LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville was locked down for several hours Wednesday in response to a report of a “suspicious individual,” but officials reopened the base after finding the report was not credible.
LITTLE ROCK — A group supporting a ballot proposal to raise the state minimum wage needs 15,107 more valid signatures of Arkansas voters to secure a spot on the ballot, Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s choice to take over the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs should sail through the Senate confirmation process, according to U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark.
LITTLE ROCK — Conflicting decisions Tuesday by two federal appellate panels regarding implementation of part of Affordable Care Act will have no immediate effect on Arkansans who have obtained health care coverage under the law, state officials said Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office on Tuesday defended its decision to set July 7 as the deadline to submit petitions in support of ballot initiatives.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ national parks welcomed 2.78 million visitors who spent $144 million*** in the state in 2013, the National Park Service said in a report released Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — An annual report ranks Arkansas 41st in the nation in the overall well-being of its children, down from 40th last year, and shows that child poverty has increased in the state, although gains have been made in health care coverage and education.