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Unger challenges Lundstrum in District 87

Subscriber onlyRep. Robin Lundstrum, R-Elm Springs, faces her second opponent and first Democratic challenger in Kelly Scott Unger of Siloam Springs. Continue reading...

Rogers legislator to face newcomer

Incumbent seeks third term in House

Subscriber onlyRep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, faces her first Democratic opponent in her bid for a third term in state House District 90, political newcomer Kati McFarland of Bethel Heights. Continue reading...

Della Rosa faces first Democratic challenge

Subscriber only Rep. Jana Della Rosa, R-Rogers, faces her first Democratic opponent in her bid for a third term in state House District 90. Political newcomer Kati McFarland of Bethel Heights will appear on the ballot as a Democrat. Continue reading...

Doug Thompson: Tax dodging -- It takes a village

Others helped Trump family scams

Subscriber only"We don't pay taxes; only the little people pay taxes." -- Leona Helmsley Continue reading...

Bentonville district gets first major party contest in 16 years

Subscriber onlyVoters in Bentonville's state House District 95 have their first general election contest between a Republican and a Democrat since 2002. Continue reading...

State financial reporting 'a joke,' candidate says

Ethics issues, highways and taxes dominate Rogers forum

Subscriber onlyState candidate and office holder financial interest disclosure forms are useless, state House hopeful and former bank executive Jene Huffman-Gilreath declared at a Thursday candidate forum. Continue reading...

Ex-Arkansas college president now in prison; he’s denied bid to stay free as he appeals kickbacks case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Oren Paris III, former president of Ecclesia College, reported to federal prison Wednesday in Marion, Ill., after the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied his request to remain free on bond pending his appeal, his attorney said. Continue reading...

Springdale House rivals contrast experience, results

Subscriber onlySpringdale's District 89 state House race is a contest between a challenger who says she can speak with constituents and an incumbent who touts a record of speaking up for them. Continue reading...

Paris makes last-minute effort to stay out of prison

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Former Ecclesia College President Oren Paris III will report to federal prison at 1 p.m. today in Marion, Ill. unless the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit grants a motion requested Tuesday, said Travis Story, his attorney. Continue reading...

Veteran lawmaker slights district, challenger says

Subscriber onlyThe House chairman of the Arkansas Legislative Council faces a Democratic challenger for the second time in his five-year political career. Continue reading...

Gun debate fires up forum

Subscriber onlyRivals for Fayetteville's state Senate District 4 seat clashed from the start of a candidate's forum Tuesday over a proposed "red flag" law, with one of the candidates calling the debate futile because such a gun rights restriction will not pass the Legislature. Continue reading...

House District 94 contested again

Subscriber onlyState House District 94 will have its third consecutive general election contest between major party candidates on Nov. 6 -- the only such district in Benton County to do so. Continue reading...

District hopefuls seek seat in House

Newcomer faces Rogers legislator

Subscriber onlyPolitical newcomer Christie Craig will give Rep. Grant Hodges, R-Rogers, his first Democratic challenge since 2014 in the Nov. 6 general election. Continue reading...

Craig challenges Hodges in Rogers

Subscriber onlyPolitical newcomer Christie Craig will give Rep. Grant Hodges, R-Rogers, his first Democratic challenge since 2014 in the Nov. 6 general election. Continue reading...

DOUG THOMPSON: A needless spectacle

Kavanaugh turns in unnecessarily shameful performance

Subscriber onlyThe bitter fight over Brett Kavanaugh nomination to the Supreme Court probably ends today as it was always going to, with confirmation. His fans will congratulate themselves on winning a fight they were never going to lose. Continue reading...

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