The Pine Bluff School District Board of Directors hired a contract attorney Wednesday night and reduced the amount of money the superintendent may spend without their prior approval.
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LITTLE ROCK — A bill containing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposal to end the private option at the end of 2016 and create a task force to recommend alternative approaches to health-care reform cleared a Senate committee Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to end Arkansas’ joint celebration of the birthdays of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee failed to clear a House committee Wednesday.
The last section of the walking trail around Lake Saracen is set for completion in the spring, the Civic Auditorium Complex and Advertising and Tourist Promotion commissions heard at their monthly joint meeting Wednesday.
There will be a Pine Bluff Business Expo from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, at 1608 Brentwood Drive.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill filed Wednesday would allow employees at state courthouses in Arkansas to carry concealed handguns at work if they have concealed-carry permits.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Higher Education’s Director Search Committee has selected three candidates to interview for the position of director, the agency said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill filed Wednesday would make it a misdemeanor in Arkansas to distribute sexual images of a family or household member or a person from a past or current relationship for malicious purposes.
LITTLE ROCK — Paying off bills, setting money aside for a future vacation or building up savings are just a few examples of what many consumers plan to do with a tax refund, if they expect to receive one. Few, if any, have carved out plans to give a large portion of the refund right back to a tax preparer or financial institution.
LITTLE ROCK — It would be a misdemeanor for a minor to enter a liquor store in Arkansas under a bill endorsed Wednesday by the House Rules Committee.