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Same-Sex Marriage Cases To Reach State, Federal Courts On Same Day

Oct 24, 2014 12:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a state-court challenge to Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban on the same day that a federal judge hears arguments in a federal...

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Q&A: Hampton, Lea, Leach Seek To Succeed Daniels As State Auditor

Oct 23, 2014 10:03am

LITTLE ROCK — An employee of the state auditor’s office, a state legislator and a software developer are vying to succeed state Auditor Charlie Daniels, who is retiring.

Democrat Regina...

Q&A: Democrat, Libertarian Challenge Secretary Of State

Oct 23, 2014 5:06am

LITTLE ROCK — A former county and state election official and a political activist are challenging Arkansas’ incumbent secretary of state.

Republican Mark Martin, 46, of Prairie Grove is...

Q&A: Burkhalter, Griffin, Olson Seek To Be Next Lieutenant Governor

Oct 23, 2014 5:06am

LITTLE ROCK — A businessman and former state highway commissioner, a congressman and a mental health paraprofessional are competing for the office of lieutenant governor.

The office has been...

Hutchinson, Ross Spar Over Gun Comments

Oct 22, 2014 12:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross tangled Tuesday over their past statements on gun control and Hutchinson’s connections to...

Nov. 20 Hearing Set In Federal Challenge To Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Oct 22, 2014 12:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge on Monday scheduled a Nov. 20 hearing in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker scheduled the hearing in U.S...

State Unemployment Rate Drops To 6.2 Percent

Oct 22, 2014 12:00pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped one-tenth of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in September, according to labor statistic released Tuesday.

The state’s jobless rate was 1.5...

Three Issues: 4th District Congressional Candidates On Infrastructure, ISIS, Farm Bill

Oct 22, 2014 11:55am

WASHINGTON — Three candidates are competing to represent Arkansas’s 4th District, which includes Pine Bluff and most of the state’s southern counties.

The candidates — Bruce Westerman, 46, a...

McDaniel Announces School Safety Initiative

Oct 22, 2014 11:53am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday the launch of a training initiative for law enforcement officers, educators and emergency responders to help schools prepare for...

Huckabee Headlines Rutledge Rally

Oct 21, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee vouched for the character of attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge during a Republican Party rally on Monday, the first day of early voting...

Alcohol Sales Survives Ballot Challenge

Oct 17, 2014 10:58am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously rejected a challenge to a ballot proposal to make alcohol sales legal in all 75 Arkansas counties.

The state’s highest court...

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