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Atheists vow to put up 'no-gods' statue

Subscriber onlyIf Christians post the Ten Commandments at the state Capitol, instructing Arkansans to honor "the LORD thy God," then atheists say they want to erect a monument declaring "There are no gods." Continue reading...

Congress seat aim of Curry

LR Democrat to challenge Hill

Subscriber onlyFormer Little Rock School Board member Dianne Curry said Wednesday that she's seeking the 2nd Congressional District seat -- held by Little Rock Republican French Hill -- and wants to work on improving the economy, education and health care. Continue reading...

Milligan ethics-complaint filer retracts special-ad-rate claim

Subscriber onlyAttorney Matt Campbell of Little Rock has submitted a revised ethics complaint against state Treasurer Dennis Milligan and removed his allegation that Milligan's campaign got special newspaper advertising rates that were lower than those offered to other candidates. Continue reading...

Democratic hopeful Clinton to attend fundraiser in LR

Subscriber onlyDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to appear on Sept. 21 in Little Rock at a fundraiser for the Hillary for America campaign. Continue reading...

Dianne Curry announces campaign for 2nd District seat

Ex-Little Rock School Board member Dianne Curry said Wednesday that she will run for U.S. Rep. French Hill's seat in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District in the 2016 election. Continue reading...

Still trying to thwart Iran nuke deal, Cotton tells LR crowd

Subscriber onlyU.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday that he's not ready to give up trying to persuade his colleagues to block the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration and five other nations. Continue reading...

GOP presidential hopeful Carson to visit LR

Subscriber onlyRepublican presidential candidate Ben Carson will speak Thursday in Little Rock, a spokesman for the state Republican Party said Tuesday. Continue reading...

JPs vote to move meeting up 1 hour

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County Quorum Court passed an ordinance Tuesday night that sets the starting time for its second meeting each month at 6 p.m. instead of 7 p.m. Continue reading...

New gear on hold for all but 4 counties

Subscriber onlyOnly four Arkansas counties will have the state's new voting equipment in time for the primary elections, Rob Hammons, elections division director for the secretary of state's office, told the Arkansas County Election Commissions Association on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Names of 2 legislators, ex-justice on users list

Subscriber onlyA list of members of an Internet cheating website yielded the names of two Arkansas lawmakers as well as the name of a recently retired Arkansas Supreme Court justice. Continue reading...

Legislative Council signs off on watershed hog-farm ban

Subscriber onlyA proposed five-year ban on new medium and large hog farms in the Buffalo National River watershed cleared the Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday, after an unsuccessful bid by state Rep. Nate Bell, I-Mena, to prevent it. Continue reading...

Iran self-inspect deal worries Congress' Arkansans

Subscriber onlySeveral members of Arkansas' congressional delegation said Thursday that reports that the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency would allow Iran to self-inspect one of its potential nuclear sites should be reason enough to block the broader nuclear agreement with Iran. Continue reading...

Milligan target of ethics complaint

LR lawyer accuses treasurer of campaign-work violations

Subscriber onlyMatt Campbell, a Little Rock lawyer and blogger, has filed a wide-ranging complaint with the Arkansas Ethics Commission against Republican state Treasurer Dennis Milligan of Benton, Campbell said Thursday. Continue reading...

PB lawmaker Holcomb switches party to GOP

Subscriber onlyMike Holcomb, a state representative from Pine Bluff and retired county judge, has switched parties and will now represent his district as a Republican. Continue reading...

Governor: Realign Medicaid

Ideas for private-option redo include new income limits

Subscriber onlyArkansas should continue using Medicaid funds to buy private insurance for low-income residents, but limit coverage to those earning a minimum income, Gov. Asa Hutchinson recommended Wednesday. Continue reading...

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