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Conflicted interests

Subscriber onlyModerately Republican long before hard-right Republicanism rose to power in Arkansas, the Impact Management Group of Little Rock is a prominent political consulting firm that walks a delicate balance. Continue reading...

District 87 State House Race A Choice Between Conservatives

Subscriber onlySILOAM SPRINGS -- Lucas Roebuck and Robin Lundstrum are from opposite ends of House District 87, but are very close in their conservative politics, the two candidates said in separate interviews. Continue reading...

Private Option Divides Opponents

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Businessman Dane Zimmerman of Bella Vista challenged Rep. Sue Scott, R-Rogers, in her bid for a second term because she voted for the "private option" health care plan, he said in an interview. Continue reading...

Bruns Seeks Re-Election To Springdale City Council

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Alderman Brad Bruns said he is still passionate about Springdale's future and wants to continue to provide leadership for the city. Continue reading...

House Candidates Back Shifting Tax To Roads

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- Three of four Republican state House candidates supported earmarking some state sales tax growth to highways and the fourth would consider it, they said at a forum hosted by the Roger-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading...

A momentary lapse

Subscriber onlySo on this day after the deadline for paying your income taxes, let us ruminate on all these judges and judge candidates who didn’t always pay for their law-license renewals by the annual deadline. Continue reading...

Benton County Candidates: Business Incentives Needed

Subscriber onlyROGERS — A state government spending millions on incentive packages to lure in new businesses can afford to cut taxes to help all businesses instead, a candidate said at a Rogers-Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce forum Tuesday. Continue reading...

Candidates Discuss Principles, Costs

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Arkansas Republicans shouldn't lecture the federal government on getting spending under control, then take billions of federal taxpayer dollars of new health spending, House candidate Grant Hodges of Rogers said at a candidate forum Thursday. Continue reading...