WASHINGTON — Arkansas Sens. John Boozman and Mark Pryor have filed legislation to require the federal government to weigh the economic costs to private citizens when it designates critical habitat.
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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas governor’s race has been rated as “leans Republican” by a noted campaign handicapper.
LITTLE ROCK — A group that was seeking to place measures on the ballot in three Arkansas counties to allow alcohol sales there said Thursday it is dropping its efforts in two of the counties.
FORT SMITH — ArcBest Corp. reported a 14 percent increase in revenue for this year’s second quarter led by performances at its two largest operating companies, ABF Freight and Panther Premium Logistics.
FORT SMITH — USA Truck posted its first quarter of positive net income in three years as the company continues to drive on its turnaround plan with diversification, efficiency and “crisp execution,” President and CEO John Simone said.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe will not call a special election to fill the vacancy left by a state senator who resigned with about five months left in his term, a spokesman for the governor said Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
LITTLE ROCK — Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy said Wednesday it will spend $90 million to open a biomass wood pellet manufacturing plant in Monticello that will employ 52 people.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson gave Pulaski County $1,750 on Wednesday for improperly claiming homestead tax credits in the county.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, was one of just five House members on Wednesday who voted against a $16.3 billion bill crafted in response to a VA hospital scandal over long waiting lists and falsified records.