Documents for June 2015

Glossip v. Gross Supreme Court opinion

Glossip v. Gross Supreme Court opinion

The Supreme Court upholds the use of the sedative midazolam in executions.

Jun 29, 2015

Michigan et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.

Michigan et al. v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.

The Supreme Court rules against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.

Jun 29, 2015

Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission et al.

Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission et al.

The Supreme Court upholds Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge.

Jun 29, 2015

Obergefell et al. v. Hodges Supreme Court decision

Obergefell et al. v. Hodges Supreme Court decision

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 26, 2015, declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

Jun 26, 2015

Kurrus' status report to the district's Civic Advisory Committee

Kurrus' status report to the district's Civic Advisory Committee

Little Rock Superintendent Baker Kurrus' status report to the district's Civic Advisory Committee of June 15, 2015.

Jun 26, 2015

King v. Burwell ruling

King v. Burwell ruling

The Supreme Court on Thursday, June 25, 2015, upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health-care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans

Jun 25, 2015

Circuit Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch's ruling

Circuit Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch's ruling

Judge Morgan "Chip" Welch declared the Arkansas State Police policy on driver's license information to be violative of the state's Freedom of Information Act and enjoined it. However, Welch stayed the order for 60 days to allow for appeal, upon the request of the state attorney general's office.

Jun 24, 2015

Hardin order

Hardin order

A federal judge on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, denied Lu Hardin’s request to have his sentence terminated early.

Jun 23, 2015

PARCC letter to Education Commissioner

PARCC letter to Education Commissioner

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday, June 22, 2015, sent a letter to Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key directing the Department of Education to withdraw the State of Arkansas from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Consortium.

Jun 22, 2015

Faulkner County Circuit Court filing

Faulkner County Circuit Court filing

The attorney for the family of nursing-home patient Martha Bull on Thursday filed notices saying he intends to take depositions from former state Sen. Gilbert Baker and Hal Hunnicutt.

Jun 19, 2015

Uniform Civil Rights Protection

Uniform Civil Rights Protection

Proposed legislation for an anti-discrimination in Fayetteville.

Jun 19, 2015

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • Jan. 25, 2014

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • Jan. 25, 2014

This 2013 Pulaski County sheriff's office report shows that McElroy told officials that he was being held against his will by 25 people inside inside his home.

Jun 16, 2015

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • June 15, 2015

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • June 15, 2015

A Pulaski County sheriff's office report dated June 15, 2015, says that deputies went to 4120 West Maddox Road in Jacksonville because the license plate on the vehicle Larry McElroy Jr. drove to the Little Rock Air Force Base returned to that address.

Jun 16, 2015

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • Jan. 22, 2015

Pulaski County sheriff's office report • Jan. 22, 2015

A Pulaski County sheriff's office report dated January 22, 2015, says that deputies went to 4120 West Maddox Road in Jacksonville because Larry McElroy Jr. said he found three "spy devices" in his home from the Little Rock Air Force Base.

Jun 16, 2015

Lake Sequoyah Trails

Lake Sequoyah Trails

Current and proposed trails at Lake Sequoyah.

Jun 12, 2015

NAACP statement on Rachel Dolezal

NAACP statement on Rachel Dolezal

NAACP statement on Rachel Dolezal of June 12, 2015.

Jun 12, 2015

AG open carry opinion request

AG open carry opinion request

A letter requesting an attorney general's opinion on the legality of open carry.

Jun 12, 2015

Accreditation report

Accreditation report

A draft of accredited schools for fiscal year 2014-2015.

Jun 12, 2015

Strategic plan for Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs

Strategic plan for Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs

The strategic plan for the future of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs was approved by the governor on Monday.

Jun 9, 2015

Marriage-license lawsuit order

Marriage-license lawsuit order

Judge Wendell Griffen on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, ordered Arkansas officials to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in the state last year, a move that will allow the couples benefits such as filing taxes jointly.

Jun 9, 2015

Sentencing Order

Sentencing Order

The judge's full sentencing order in the conviction of Rodney Forte, executive director of Little Rock's Metropolitan Housing Alliance, for failing to comply with the Freedom of Information Act.

Jun 8, 2015

Quapaw Chairman John Berrey letters

Quapaw Chairman John Berrey letters

Letters from Quapaw Chairman John Berrey regarding the tribe's fee-to-trust application in the case of its 160-acre tract in Pulaski County.

Jun 6, 2015

Pulaski County Special School District staffing plan

Pulaski County Special School District staffing plan

Arkansas Education Commissioner Johnny Key approved the Pulaski County Special District's proposed plan for staffing its schools in anticipation of the detachment of the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District in July 2016 and the accompanying loss of more than 4,000 students.

Jun 4, 2015

Federal lawsuit in Bobby Moore shooting

Federal lawsuit in Bobby Moore shooting

Attorneys for the family of Bobby Moore III filed this lawsuit Monday more than two-and-a-half years after Moore was fatally shot by a Little Rock police officer.

Jun 1, 2015

Benton County boil order

Benton County boil order

The area affected by a boil order in Benton County.

Jun 1, 2015