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Subscriber onlyGovernor in D.C. to talk Medicaid Continue reading...

Panel to re-examine Arkansas Scholarship Lottery ad contract

Legislature, governor seen at odds

Subscriber onlyAn Arkansas legislative subcommittee will contemplate Tuesday what to do with the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's proposed five-year, $34.5 million advertising, marketing and public relations contract -- six days after the panel declined to sign off on the proposal. Continue reading...

Inauguration notebook

Subscriber onlyRussellville band performs for Trump Continue reading...

PHOTOS: Thousands walk in Women's March to state Capitol in downtown Little Rock

Thousands of women, men and children carried signs and marched to the state Capitol Saturday as part of the Women's March for Arkansas, a demonstration for women's rights. Continue reading...

State's 4 roll out welcome mat

Congressmen start day with feed, greet for Arkansans

Subscriber onlyBefore standing on the U.S. Capitol lawn to watch Friday's inauguration, scores of Arkansans had a pre-dawn breakfast with their congressmen. Continue reading...

St. Francis County JPs raise budget of coroner by $3,500

Subscriber onlyA $3,500 increase approved by the St. Francis County Quorum Court will raise the county coroner's annual budget to $10,501, but it's still not enough to do the job, Chief Deputy Coroner Effie Clay said. Continue reading...

Ethics complaint on senator tossed

No evidence found that a line of credit tapped, panel says

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Ethics Commission voted Friday to dismiss a complaint filed by a supporter of former state Sen. David Burnett, D-Osceola, against state Sen. David Wallace, R-Leachville, over Wallace's loans to his Senate campaign. Continue reading...

Ex-legislator to lead state ethics panel

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Ethics Commission on Friday elected former state Sen. Sharon Trusty, R-Russellville, as its chairman for this year. Continue reading...

Arkansans head for D.C. events; Trump fans call day historic

Subscriber only Arkansans, some of them wearing red, white and blue, flocked to Capitol Hill on Thursday to pick up tickets for today's inaugural ceremonies. Continue reading...

Arkansas House panel backs abortion-limits bill

Plan sets second-trimester bounds

Subscriber onlyA bill restricting use of the most common method of second-trimester abortions cleared a House committee Thursday, and abortion-rights advocates conceded that the measure is likely to pass in the Republican-majority Legislature. Continue reading...

Arkansas road plan on ballot likely, legislator says

Ingram sees peers thrusting construction say on voters

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas General Assembly likely will refer a long-term road construction plan to voters, a state lawmaker said Thursday. Continue reading...

Competing low-income tax cuts clear House panel

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas House tax panel endorsed competing bills Thursday -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson's legislation to cut individual income tax rates for people with less than $21,000 in taxable income and Rep. Warwick Sabin's bill to create a state earned income tax credit. Continue reading...

State Capitol briefs

Subscriber onlyHouse passes 93-0 tobacco-funds bill Continue reading...

Peck to keep commission post

She can remain on city’s advertising panel, executive says

Subscriber onlyNewly elected Little Rock Ward 4 City Director Capi Peck will keep her position on the city's Advertising and Promotion Commission. Continue reading...

Trump names Sarah Huckabee Sanders, daughter of ex-governor, to White House staff

Arkansan Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who served as a senior adviser to Donald Trump, has been named the president-elect’s deputy White House press secretary. Continue reading...

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