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Q&A: Garcia, Hayes, Milligan Seek Treasurer’s Post

Oct 24, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — A city director, an office manager and a county clerk are running for state treasurer and pledging to restore public trust in the office, which has been vacant since Democrat Martha...

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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...

Secretary Of State: No Photo Needed To Vote, But Issue Not Dead

Oct 17, 2014 10:56am

LITTLE ROCK — Secretary of State Mark Martin said Thursday that voters will not be required to show photo identification at the polls in the Nov. 4 general election, although he is exploring...

Accusations Fly In Gubernatorial Debate

Oct 17, 2014 10:54am

CONWAY — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross seized on things from each other’s backgrounds to criticize and called each other flip-floppers during...


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