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Reed resigns Capitol position

Details few from secretary of state

Subscriber onlySecretary of State Mark Martin's internal communications manager, Alex Reed, has stepped down, nearly three months after he resigned from the Pulaski County Election Commission and was removed as campaign treasurer for Republican congressional candidate Ann Clemmer. Continue reading...

Cotton, Pryor invited to televised debate in Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce has invited U.S. Senate candidates Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton to participate in a televised debate in October. Continue reading...

Plans bigger cybercrimes unit, with same funds, Rutledge says

Subscriber onlyRepublican attorney general candidate Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that she plans to expand the office's cybercrimes unit without requesting additional funding. Continue reading...

Finance reports are filed in races

Ross raises more than Hutchinson

Subscriber onlyDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross outraised his Republican opponent by $54,000 in June, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the secretary of state's office. Continue reading...

Bauxite chief asks alderman to resign

Residence rule broken, he says

Subscriber onlyBauxite Mayor Johnny McMahan is calling for the resignation of a town alderman who he said does not live in the city limits. Continue reading...

Ross unveils plan for crime reduction

Longer prison terms, more probation and parole hires among features

Subscriber onlyDemocratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross said Tuesday that he wants tougher sentences for repeat and violent offenders, additional hiring of probation and parole officers and increased spending to combat child abuse and domestic violence. Continue reading...

GOP House hopefuls outraise rivals

Democrats bested in May, June; McPherson works to fix report errors

Subscriber onlyThe Republican candidates in Arkansas' U.S. House races outraised their Democratic opponents in the past two months, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday. Continue reading...

2 firefighter units share U.S. agency's $340,000

Subscriber only Two Arkansas fire departments will split $340,000 in federal grants for equipment, U.S. Sens. John Boozman, R-Ark., and Mark Pryor, D-Ark., announced this week. Continue reading...

4 in governor debate, but fireworks 2-way

Subscriber onlyArkansas 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. 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...