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Workplace Injuries Decline, Fatalities Up Slightly

Nov 29, 2015 6:06am

Although the number of workplace injuries in Arkansas dropped over 16 percent in 2014, the number of workplace fatalities increased slightly with transportation-related jobs continuing to be the...

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Proposed Paper Mill To Add “Several Hundred” Jobs For South Arkansas

Nov 24, 2015 2:19pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson returns from his China trip late Tuesday, following the signing of a letter of intent on Monday between the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and China’s...

Report: Homelessness Down In Arkansas, But Up Among Veterans

Nov 23, 2015 12:24pm

LITTLE ROCK — Homelessness is declining in Arkansas, but homelessness among veterans in the state has increased, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


Working Group Puts Finishing Touches On Highway Funding Recommendations

Nov 20, 2015 11:08am

LITTLE ROCK — The Governor’s Working Group on Highway Funding put a few finishing touches Thursday on its recommendations for new revenue sources for Arkansas roads.

“The whole goal of this...

Bill To Halt Admission Of Refugees Clears House With Support Of Arkansas Delegation

Nov 20, 2015 11:06am

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to halt the admission of refugees from Syria and Iraq into the U.S. passed in the U.S. House on Thursday with the support of all four members from Arkansas.

The American...

Report: 79 Percent Of Arkansas Schools Have High-Speed Internet

Nov 20, 2015 11:04am

LITTLE ROCK — A report released Thursday says 79 percent of Arkansas’ school districts are connected to high-speed Internet.

The report by the San Francisco-based nonprofit group...

Cotton Bill Would Allow Continued Bulk Collection Of Phone Data

Nov 18, 2015 5:15pm

LITTLE ROCK — Limits on the bulk collection of Americans’ phone data would be delayed under a bill by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

Cotton said Tuesday he was introducing the Liberty Through...

Report: Arkansas Can Comply With Clean Power Plan Without Rate Hikes

Nov 18, 2015 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule on carbon emissions could have little or no impact on Arkansans’ electric bills, according to a new report by an...

Hutchinson: Would ‘Resist’ Any Effort To Place Syrian Refugees In Arkansas

Nov 18, 2015 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday acknowledged that acceptance of refugees into the United States is a matter of federal policy but said that, even so, his administration would “resist...

Report: Clean Line Transmission Project Would Boost State Economy

Nov 18, 2015 5:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed transmission-line project would pump hundreds of millions of dollars into Arkansas’ economy, according to a report released Tuesday by researchers at the University of...

Hutchinson Joins Wave Of Governors Opposing Acceptance Of Syrian Refugees

Nov 17, 2015 1:53pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday joined a wave of governors, most of them Republicans, voicing opposition to accepting Syrian refugees in the wake of Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris....


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