LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday he plans to ask a legislative committee next week to approve a request for $7.4 million to open 200 additional prison beds in Pine Bluff.
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FORT SMITH — Zero Mountain on Monday announced that it is increasing significantly its workforce and footprint in Fort Smith.
LITTLE ROCK — Recent comments by former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton regarding the Iran nuclear deal are part of a pattern of rhetoric that “would be considered ridiculous if it weren’t so sad,” President Barack Obama said Monday.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansans cannot legally distribute “revenge porn” or make voyeuristic use of drones but can carry concealed handguns into more places, including polling places, under new state laws now in effect.
WASHINGTON — The House voted last week to block federal crime-fighting funds from going to “sanctuary cities” where police do not routinely report undocumented immigrants to federal authorities.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday adopted an advisory opinion reaffirming an earlier opinion that state legislators cannot legally buy Razorback football tickets at face value.
LITTLE ROCK — In a speech Friday on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen John Boozman, R-Ark., paid tribute to an Arkansas native who died last week in an attack at a military facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Friday approved a revised version of a proposed ballot measure she approved previously that would require reporting of contributions to independent political ads.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said Thursday that Secretary of State John Kerry “acted like Pontius Pilate” in negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program.
LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. House voted Thursday to approve a House bill that would block states from requiring labels on food products containing genetically modified ingredients, with all four of Arkansas’ representatives voting for the bill.