Documents for July 2011

Public Safety Improvement Act

Public Safety Improvement Act

Act 570 was passed by the 88th General Assembly to improve public safety and slow statewide prison population growth.

Jul 31, 2011

Sales tax holiday list of items

Sales tax holiday list of items

A list of the wide variety of items classified as back-to-school items for Arkansas' first-ever sales tax holiday.

Jul 29, 2011

Town Branch Trail Map

Town Branch Trail Map

City officials have proposed a new trail that would run from Razorback Road to Morningside Drive in South Fayetteville.

Jul 29, 2011

Supreme Court Opinion on Drug Policy

Supreme Court Opinion on Drug Policy

The state Supreme Court changed its policy Wednesday to bar the recording and broadcasting of drug-court proceedings. This is the Supreme Court Opinion.

Jul 28, 2011

Audit of ASU-Mountain Home

Audit of ASU-Mountain Home

Audit of ASU-Mountain Home

Jul 27, 2011

June 2011 housing report

June 2011 housing report

The Arkansas Realtors Association on Tuesday released its housing report covering June 2011 sales.

Jul 26, 2011

GOP lawmakers letter on Broadway

GOP lawmakers letter on Broadway

GOP lawmakers letter on Broadway

Jul 26, 2011

Echols DNA report

Echols DNA report

Echols DNA report

Jul 26, 2011

Pryor letter on post offices

Pryor letter on post offices

Pryor letter on post offices

Jul 26, 2011

PCSSD deseg documents filed in St. Louis - July 26

PCSSD deseg documents filed in St. Louis - July 26

Documents filed by the Pulaski County Special School District on July 26 in St. Louis regarding the ruling on the desegregation case.

Jul 26, 2011

North Little Rock deseg documents filed in St. Louis - July 26

North Little Rock deseg documents filed in St. Louis - July 26

Documents filed for the North Little Rock School District's case involving desegregation. Filed in St. Louis on July 26.

Jul 26, 2011

LR School District deseg filing

LR School District deseg filing

LR School District deseg filing

Jul 25, 2011

Complaint in McGehee School District lawsuit

Complaint in McGehee School District lawsuit

Complaint filed in lawsuit of Kymberly L. Wimberly v. McGehee School District.

Jul 25, 2011

Municipal League legal advice on prayer

Municipal League legal advice on prayer

Municipal League legal advice on prayer at city meetings

Jul 24, 2011

Remediation report

Remediation report

Nearly a fourth of Arkansas college students who had to take remedial courses in the 2010 fall term had a GPA of 3.0 or higher in high school, according to new data from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

Jul 24, 2011

Freedom from Religion Foundation letter

Freedom from Religion Foundation letter

Letter to Conway mayor on the use of prayer to open City Council meetings

Jul 24, 2011

State motion to pay legal fees in center case

State motion to pay legal fees in center case

The state wants the U.S. Department of Justice to reimburse more than $4 million of legal expenses it acquired in successfully defending itself in a lawsuit over the operations of a center for developmentally disabled residents.

Jul 23, 2011

2011 fiscal summary

2011 fiscal summary

2011 fiscal summary

Jul 23, 2011

New 2011 laws

New 2011 laws

Summary of general legislation for 2011

Jul 23, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of their Rule 62.1 motion

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of their Rule 62.1 motion

Motions filed by the Joshua Intervenors in the Pulaski County school desegregation case to the U.S. District Court challenging the North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts' efforts to become unitary.

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's motion persuant to rule 62.1 - July 22

Joshua Intervenor's motion persuant to rule 62.1 - July 22

Motions filed by the Joshua Intervenors in the Pulaski County school desegregation case to the U.S. District Court, challenging the North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts' efforts to become unitary.

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion - July 22

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion - July 22

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion

Joshua Intervenor's memorandum in support of motion

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenor's Motion Persuant to Rules 52 (b) and 59 (e) - July 22

Joshua Intervenor's Motion Persuant to Rules 52 (b) and 59 (e) - July 22

Joshua Intervenor's Motion Persuant to Rules 52 (b) and 59 (e) - July 22

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenors' memorandum - July 22

Joshua Intervenors' memorandum - July 22

Joshua Intervenors' memorandum - July 22

Jul 22, 2011

Joshua Intervenors' motion filed July 22

Joshua Intervenors' motion filed July 22

Joshua Intervenors' motion filed July 22, 2010

Jul 22, 2011

Broadway Bridge stakeholders meeting

Broadway Bridge stakeholders meeting

Possible features of the bridge, access from the bridge to surrounding facilities, such as Dickey-Stephens Baseball Park, the aesthetics of the bridge design and maintenance of traffic issues during construction.

Jul 21, 2011

Pryor letter on judges

Pryor letter on judges

Pryor letter on judge recommendations

Jul 20, 2011

2005-2011_Benchmark_Comparison

2005-2011_Benchmark_Comparison

The Arkansas Department of Education released results from all schools in the state on the 2011 Augmented Benchmark Exams. 2005-2011_Benchmark_Comparison.

Jul 19, 2011

Benchmark Exams:  All Districts and Schools by Grade

Benchmark Exams: All Districts and Schools by Grade

The Arkansas Department of Education released results from all schools in the state on the 2011 Augmented Benchmark Exams. All Districts and Schools by Grade.

Jul 19, 2011

2011 Benchmark Race/Ethnicity Comparison

2011 Benchmark Race/Ethnicity Comparison

The Arkansas Department of Education released results from all schools in the state on the 2011 Augmented Benchmark Exams. 2011 Benchmark Race/Ethnicity Comparison.

Jul 19, 2011

UCA House - Rough drafts

UCA House - Rough drafts

The first rough-drafts of architectural drawings sent to UCA by the Cromwell Firm.

Jul 17, 2011

2011 Emmys list

2011 Emmys list

Complete 2011 Emmys nomination list

Jul 14, 2011

Rhew ASP file

Rhew ASP file

The Arkansas State Police Commission holds a hearing on a trooper who was fired after he was involved in a fatal accident in 2009 while responding to a call in Osceola. Rhew pleaded no contest to a negotiated misdemeanor charge of negligent homicide in April. Rhew was originally charged with manslaughter, a felony.

Jul 14, 2011

Audit of highway department

Audit of highway department

Audit of highway department

Jul 14, 2011

Desegregation case - Judge Marshall agrees not to recuse

Desegregation case - Judge Marshall agrees not to recuse

Pulaski County Special School District Desegregation case - Judge Marshall's agreement not to recuse

Jul 13, 2011

Desegregation case - State's response to recusal order

Desegregation case - State's response to recusal order

The state's response to the court's request for briefs on the possible recusal.

Jul 12, 2011

Intervenors' response to recusal order - PCSSD desegretation case

Intervenors' response to recusal order - PCSSD desegretation case

Joshua Intervenors' response to recusal order in the Pulaski County Special School District desegregation case

Jul 12, 2011

PCSSD Recusal Comments - Jacksonville

PCSSD Recusal Comments - Jacksonville

Pulaski County Special School District Desegregation Case - Recusal Comments from Jacksonville

Jul 12, 2011

LRSD v. PCSSD, Reply to Responses to Motion for Order

LRSD v. PCSSD, Reply to Responses to Motion for Order

Little Rock Special School District vs. Pulaski County Special School District Reply to Responses to Motion for Order

Jul 12, 2011

June 19 2011 Letter from David Newbern to Dustin McDaniel

June 19 2011 Letter from David Newbern to Dustin McDaniel

June 19, 2011 Letter from David Newbern to Attorney General Dustin McDaniel in response to request for assistance.

Jul 12, 2011

PCSSD Financial Statements with report of accountants for June 30, 2008

PCSSD Financial Statements with report of accountants for June 30, 2008

Pulaski County Special School District Regulatory Basis Financial Statements and Supplementary Information for the year ended June 30, 2008 with Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

Jul 12, 2011

PCSSD Financial Statements for June 30, 2009

PCSSD Financial Statements for June 30, 2009

Pulaski County Special School regulatory basis financial statements and supplementary information

Jul 12, 2011

May 14 Investigative Report

May 14 Investigative Report

May 14 Investigative Report from the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee - Review of Selected Transactions

Jul 12, 2011

June 10 Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

June 10 Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

June 10, 2011 Letter to Dr. Charles Hopson from the Arkansas Department of Education regarding the Pulaski County Special School District Audit.

Jul 12, 2011

Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

Sept. 8 letter from the Arkansas Department of Education to Charles Hopson

Jul 12, 2011

Investigative Report Update #1

Investigative Report Update #1

Investigative Report Update #1 - Legislative Joint Auditing Committee

Jul 12, 2011

Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

Report of Independent Certified Public Accountants

Jul 12, 2011

Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

Letter from ADE to Charles Hopson

March 30, 2011 letter from the Arkansas Department of Education to Dr. Charles Hopson. Notification that the Pulaski County Special School District was in Fiscal Distress.

Jul 12, 2011

Investigative Report Update #2

Investigative Report Update #2

Investigative Report Update #2, from the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee

Jul 12, 2011

Letter from Dept. of Education to PCSSD

Letter from Dept. of Education to PCSSD

June 20, 2011 letter from the Department of Education to the Pulaski County Special School District Board Members

Jul 12, 2011

PCSSD response to recusal order

PCSSD response to recusal order

Pulaski County Special School District's response to recusal order in desegregation case

Jul 12, 2011

LRSD's brief on recusal issues in desegregation case

LRSD's brief on recusal issues in desegregation case

Little Rock School District's brief on recusal issues in desegregation case

Jul 12, 2011

Letter from college and university leaders supporting Shane Broadway

Letter from college and university leaders supporting Shane Broadway

Leaders of the state's colleges and universities signed a letter and unanimously approved a resolution supporting Shane Broadway as Director of the Higher Education Department.

Jul 12, 2011

NLRSD's response to recusal in desegregation case

NLRSD's response to recusal in desegregation case

North Little Rock School District's response to request for position state on possible recusal in the PCSSD desegregation case.

Jul 12, 2011

2010 F as in Fat report

2010 F as in Fat report

Obesity 2010 report

Jul 7, 2011

FERC judgment on MISO-SPP agreement

FERC judgment on MISO-SPP agreement

FERC judgment on MISO-SPP agreement

Jul 4, 2011

Fiscal 2011 Arkansas revenue report

Fiscal 2011 Arkansas revenue report

Fiscal 2011 Arkansas revenue report

Jul 4, 2011

Ozark Regional Transit Adding Bus Routes

Ozark Regional Transit Adding Bus Routes

Ozark Regional Transit officials say they will add buses and expand routes if voters in Benton and Washington Counties pass a one-quarter percent sales tax dedicated to public transportation. The maps below show the proposed locations of future Ozark Regional Transit routes, based on the carrier's Transit Development Plan.

Jul 3, 2011

Suit against Arkansas State Hospital

Suit against Arkansas State Hospital

A suit filed on behalf of Jonathan Duncan against the Arkansas State Hospital

Jul 1, 2011

DHS reports on Arkansas State Hospital

DHS reports on Arkansas State Hospital

US Department of Human Services reports on Arkansas State Hospital

Jul 1, 2011