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Judge To Rule On Arkansas’ Same-Sex Marriage Ban Within Two Weeks

Apr 18, 2014 10:50am

LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County circuit judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling within two weeks in a challenge to Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage.

“I’ve already got an idea where I’m...

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McDaniel To Ask State Supreme Court To Reconsider Risperdal Ruling

Apr 04, 2014 10:00am

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Thursday he will ask the state Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against drug maker Johnson &...

Municipal Utility Customers’ Addresses Subject To FOI, Court Rules

Apr 04, 2014 9:56am

LITTLE ROCK — Municipal utility customers’ home addresses are subject to release under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, the state Supreme Court said Thursday.

In a 6-1 decision, the...

Court: Charging Tax On Medical Records Legal

Apr 03, 2014 3:17pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas law allows patients to be charged a sales tax when they pay a private company to obtain copies of their medical records, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.


Court Tosses Man’s Internet Stalking Conviction

Apr 03, 2014 3:14pm

LITTLE ROCK — A divided state Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a man’s conviction of Internet stalking of a child and dismissed the case against him, saying that because he never arranged or...

Ross Unveils Plan To Boost Pre-K Funding

Apr 03, 2014 11:08am

LITTLE ROCK — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Ross on Wednesday unveiled a plan to boost funding for early childhood education with the goal of making it accessible to every 4-year-old in...

Coalition Launches Effort To Champion Common Core

Apr 03, 2014 11:01am

LITTLE ROCK — A coalition of Arkansas businesses, organizations and parents is launching an initiative to champion the embattled Common Core State Standards.

”Raise Our Grade” is the name of...

State Revenues Up From Last Year, Above Forecast

Apr 03, 2014 5:05am

LITTLE ROCK — State revenues in March were up from a year ago and above forecast, the state’s fiscal office said Friday.

The state’s net general available general revenue last month was $386...

Disqualification Of Judicial Candidate Puts Other Campaigns In Question

Apr 02, 2014 1:46pm

LITTLE ROCK — A recent judge’s ruling that disqualified a judicial candidate over a past suspension raises questions about the eligibility of other candidates with past suspensions on their...

Newly Hired Insurance Marketplace Director Excited About Arkansas’ Innovation

Apr 02, 2014 1:44pm

LITTLE ROCK — The newly hired executive director of the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace said Tuesday she is excited to work in a state that is exploring uncharted territory with its approach...

Jail Committee Meets

Apr 02, 2014 12:00pm

Logan and Franklin County officials met in Paris on Tuesday, March 25 and took their first steps toward building a bi-county jail to house prisoners.

The meeting was an outgrowth of informal...

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