LITTLE ROCK — Ten members of the state House Education Committee are objecting to a proposal by the state Department of Education to scale down a program that rewards teachers who are certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he was encouraged by a meeting Monday in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on possible changes to Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said Thursday that charges have been filed against three Georgia men, and a warning issued to an Arkansas woman, in connection with a video showing a deer being beaten with a textbook.
LITTLE ROCK — State Treasurer Dennis Milligan has agreed to pay a fine and be issued a public letter of warning for violating campaign-finance laws.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Arkansas Economic Development Commission Executive Director Mike Preston announced Thursday the launch of Arkansas Inc., an advertising campaign aimed at recruiting new businesses to the state and encouraging businesses already here to expand.
LITTLE ROCK — A Benton County circuit judge erred in ruling that a death-row inmate was entitled to be re-sentenced because his lawyer made inadequate closing arguments at his trial, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — Two days after coming in second to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the Iowa Republican caucus, presidential candidate Donald Trump took several swipes at Cruz during a campaign rally Wednesday evening in Arkansas’ capital city.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday he has appointed Cindy Gillespie, former health-care adviser to Mitt Romney, as the new director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — A former substitute teacher at Catholic High School for Boys in Little Rock turned herself in to authorities Tuesday on a charge of sexual assault in the first degree.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. House on Tuesday failed to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to repeal key provisions of the Affordable Care Act and defund Planned Parenthood.