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BRENDA BLAGG: Trying a different route

Highway leaders toss out possible funding approach

Subscriber onlyState highway officials have come up with an alternative plan to fund needed projects. Continue reading...


Federal funding for insurance program still at risk

Subscriber onlyThe clock continues to tick toward demise of a critical federal program that helps insure children and pregnant women in Arkansas and all over the country. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Bielema, Long winners

Off-field student achievements deserve commendation

Subscriber onlyThe conversation has already changed. The focus now is on who the next head football coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks might be. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: The Clinton years

Supporters mark Arkansan’s election to presidency

Subscriber onlyIn every sense of the word, there was a reunion in Little Rock last weekend as people from Arkansas and elsewhere gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Clinton presidency. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Lacking competence?

State’s fight to kill inmate tied up in court rulings

Subscriber onlyArkansas' latest effort to execute an inmate got stymied last week. Continue reading...

BRENDA BLAGG: Poll reflects state's conservatism

Answers on death penalty, marriage reveal strong lean

Subscriber onlyThe latest Arkansas Poll reaffirmed how conservative the state's electorate is. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: From Russia, with no love

More details reflect serious threat of interference

Subscriber onlyBreaking national news has certainly refocused attention on just how much influence Russia had on the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Getting detoured

No-tax-increase philosophy may hamper highway efforts

Subscriber onlyThere is a reason Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said "no" to a raid on the state's general revenue to fix state highways. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Finding solace

Unnerving gun legislation awaits final set of training rules

Subscriber onlyConcealed carry of weapons on public college campuses moved a shade closer to legality in Arkansas this week. Continue reading...

Brenda Blagg: Shutting off the tap

Lawsuit, changing attitudes signal end of cash handouts

Subscriber onlyOnce again, the Arkansas Supreme Court has necessarily corrected the state's Legislature. Continue reading...

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