4 in governor debate, but fireworks 2-way

Posted: July 12, 2014 at 3:05 a.m.

Taking part in Friday’s Arkansas Press Association gubernatorial debate in Hot Springs are Joshua Drake (from left) of the Green Party, Republican Asa Hutchinson, Libertarian Frank Gilbert and Mike Ross of the Democratic Party.

Arkansas Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic candidate Mike Ross sparred over minimum-wage initiatives, income taxes, the state's lottery and health care Friday during an hour-long Arkansas Press Association debate.

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