Local Election News

Reed Seeks Election For Bentonville Ward 3 Seat

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Kristy Reed has entered her bid for the Ward 3, Position 2 City Council seat in this year's election. Continue reading...

Attorney general candidates split on 'federal overreach'

The Democratic and Republican candidates for Arkansas attorney general are divided over whether the office should be used to fight the federal government. Continue reading...

Tennant To Run For Second Term On Fayetteville City Council

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The final City Council member up for re-election this year announced Thursday he plans to run again for the council's Ward 3, Position 1 seat. Continue reading...

Kinion Aims To Keep Fayetteville Ward 2 Post

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Ward 2 representative Mark Kinion would like to keep his seat on the City Council for another four years. Continue reading...

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State Election News

State's delegates split on funds to ease border influx

Subscriber onlyThe six members of Arkansas' delegation were split Thursday on congressional bills to provide extra funding to help with the thousands of children crossing into the United States from Central America. Continue reading...

IRS' $83,227 lien on company once led by Burkhalter paid off

Subscriber onlyThe Internal Revenue Service has released a tax lien for more than $80,000 against a company formerly led by Democratic lieutenant governor nominee John Burkhalter of Little Rock. Continue reading...

Ex-hopeful agrees to $150 ethics fine

Subscriber onlyAn unsuccessful state House candidate, Paul Caldwell, a Lowell Republican, has agreed to pay a $150 fine to the state Ethics Commission and receive a public letter of caution in a settlement of an ethics complaint. Continue reading...

Finch files to lead Cammack Village

Subscriber onlyA Cammack Village alderman filed Wednesday to run for mayor. Continue reading...

National Election News

Alien bill splits GOP, but VA measure sails

Subscriber onlyHouse Republican leaders were struggling Thursday evening to find support for a plan addressing an influx of Central American children at the U.S.-Mexico border, as some members blamed Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for helping scuttle a vote on it earlier in the day. Continue reading...

State's delegates split on funds to ease border influx

Subscriber onlyThe six members of Arkansas' delegation were split Thursday on congressional bills to provide extra funding to help with the thousands of children crossing into the United States from Central America. Continue reading...

Veterans care fix clears U.S. House in 420-5 vote

Subscriber onlyU.S. military veterans would have easier access to medical care under a rare bipartisan agreement passed Wednesday by the House and set for final Senate passage by the end of the week. Continue reading...

In email, ex-IRS official disparages GOP 'crazies'

Subscriber onlyA former IRS official at the center of the agency's Tea Party controversy referred to some Republicans as "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. A key GOP lawmaker said the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny. Continue reading...