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Panel endorses governor’s computer science proposal

LITTLE ROCK — One of the cornerstones of Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s campaign for the state’s highest office, requiring that computer science be taught in all public high schools, moved a step closer to reality Tuesday with a House panel’s endorsement of House Bill 1183.

Obama’s budget a no-go with Arkansas delegation

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday unveiled a $4 trillion budget proposal for the next fiscal year that drew strong criticism from the Arkansas Congressional delegation, who echoed other Republican complaints that it would increase taxes, government regulations and the federal debt.