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<p>Robin Bowen</p>

ATU President Says She Supports ‘Fair, Equitable’ Funding Formula

Jul 29, 2016 1:25pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Tech University President Robin Bowen said Thursday she supports adopting a funding formula for higher education that supports the goals outlined by Gov. Asa Hutchinson and...

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Backers Of Casino Proposal Get More Time To Canvass

Jul 28, 2016 11:08am

LITTLE ROCK — Supporters of a proposed ballot measure that would allow one casino each to operate in Boone, Miller and Washington counties have not reached the signature threshold to secure a spot...


Former Western Arkansas Legislator To Head Natural Resources Commission

Jul 27, 2016 10:53am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday he has chosen Bruce Holland of Greenwood, a former state senator and current executive director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission, as...

Hutchinson Touts Proposal To Revamp Funding Formula For Higher Education

Jul 27, 2016 10:49am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Friday he supports a proposed new funding formula for higher education set to be considered Friday by the state Higher Education Coordinating Board that...

Legislator Recalled Fondly By Colleagues

Jul 26, 2016 10:33am

LITTLE ROCK — The death of state Rep. Sheilla Lampkin, D-Monticello, over the weekend has elicited fond tributes from Gov. Asa Hutchinson and other government officials.

Lampkin, 70, died...

Ethics Panel: Campaigning By Hutchinson OK

Jul 23, 2016 5:07am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Ethics Commission on Friday dismissed a complaint alleging that Gov. Asa Hutchinson violated ethics laws by campaigning for a state legislative candidate during regular...

State Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 3.8 Percent

Jul 23, 2016 5:06am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ June unemployment rate was 3.8 percent, the same rate as the previous month, according to labor statistics released Friday.

The state Department of Workforce Services...

Eldridge Campaign Says It Raised $290,000 In Second Quarter

Jul 23, 2016 5:04am

LITTLE ROCK — The campaign of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Conner Eldridge said Friday it raised about $290,000 in the second quarter of 2016.

Spokesman Graham Senor said the campaign...

Arkansas Man Named New Chairman Of USA Rice

Jul 22, 2016 10:34am

LITTLE ROCK — The board of directors of USA Rice, a national organization that advocates for the rice industry, said Thursday it has chosen an Arkansas rice merchant to be its new chairman.


<p>Boozman, Eldrdige</p>

Eldridge Says He’ll Take Debate Truck To Rogers

Updated: Jul 22, 2016 1:17pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Conner Eldridge said Thursday he will take a debate truck and two podiums to Rogers on Saturday to make it “easy” for Republican incumbent John...

State Supreme Court Won’t Reconsider Ruling On Execution Law

Jul 22, 2016 5:07am

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request from a group of condemned inmates to reconsider its recent decision upholding the state’s lethal-injection law.

But the...


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