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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...

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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.

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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...

Rutledge Joins Coalition Asking Congress To Rein In Federal Agencies

Jul 20, 2016 11:20am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Tuesday she has joined a 15-state coalition in urging Congress to rein in federal agencies’ use of “guidance” documents to impose regulations on...

Ethics Panel To Consider Complaint Against Governor

Updated: Jul 22, 2016 10:38am

LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission has scheduled a hearing for Friday on an ethics complaint against Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Little Rock lawyer Matt Campbell posted to his Blue Hog...

Hutchinson Adviser Named Interim Director Of Division Of Youth Services

Jul 20, 2016 11:16am

LITTLE ROCK — An adviser to Gov. Asa Hutchinson will serve as interim director of the state Department of Human Services’ Division of Youth Services while the agency searches for a permanent...

Hutchinson To Chair National Governors Association Panel On Security

Jul 20, 2016 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson has been named chairman of the National Governors Association’s Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, his office said Tuesday.

The committee seeks...

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Womack Presides Over Key Rules Vote At GOP Convention

Jul 19, 2016 10:57am

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ 3rd District congressman faced boos and shouts of “Shame!” from anti-Donald Trump forces at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Monday after he conducted a...

Proposed Telemedicine Regulations Stall

Jul 19, 2016 10:55am

LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel declined Monday to sign off on proposed regulations to allow doctors to treat Arkansas patients remotely using audio and video technology.

During a joint...

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