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Nine Arkansans arrested at U.S. Capitol

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON — Arkansans flooded into the offices of U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton on Wednesday, urging the Republican lawmakers to preserve the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Continue reading...

Arkansas' two senators say repeal health law now, replace later

Subscriber only Congress should repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act now and come up with a replacement later, Arkansas' two U.S. senators said Tuesday. Continue reading...

Hutchinson revises filed finance data

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson's campaign on Tuesday amended one of its finance reports filed the day before to show that Mark G. Martin, owner of Martin's Bait Hauling in Lonoke, contributed to the campaign last quarter -- not Republican Secretary of State Mark Martin. Continue reading...

Arkansas U.S. House members reports donors; $579,941 raised by congressmen

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman had the strongest fundraising quarter of any House member from Arkansas, according to campaign finance reports. Continue reading...

Arkansas governor tops $1.18M in re-election campaign funds

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday reported $1.18 million in the bank for his 2018 re-election campaign as of June 30. Continue reading...

Opposing views emerge on forestry bill

Proposal quickens damage response, but critics worry about eased restrictions

Subscriber onlyA bill before Congress would give Arkansas a greater share of the U.S. Forest Service's budget, according to its sponsor. Opponents argue it would also ease restrictions on clear-cutting those forests. Continue reading...

Washington news in brief

Subscriber onlyGulf War memorial's plan studied in D.C. Continue reading...

Arkansas advocates protest in D.C., get Cotton's ear

Health care activist arrested

Subscriber only Hoping to highlight her opposition to Republican health care legislation, Arkansas activist Harrie Farrow tried two different approaches. Continue reading...

Democrat announces 2nd District House run, says health care at risk

Subscriber onlyPaul Spencer of Scott on Thursday announced his Democratic bid for the 2nd Congressional District seat next year with a news release warning of the perils of the Republican congressional leaders' plan to repeal and replace the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Continue reading...

Lawmakers to study closed primary votes

Subscriber onlyEUREKA SPRINGS -- Arkansas legislators will study a proposal to close primary elections to voters in opposing parties. Continue reading...

Democratic Party official to leave post

Subscriber onlyThe treasurer of the Arkansas Democratic Party said Wednesday he'll step down at the end of the month to take a new job in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Democratic Party official to leave post

Subscriber onlyThe treasurer of the Arkansas Democratic Party said Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the month to take a new job in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

North Little Rock, Jacksonville/North Pulaski school board incumbents file

3 members unopposed as NLR post draws no hopefuls

Subscriber onlyThree incumbents filed by the deadline Tuesday for re-election Sept. 19 to School Board seats in the North Little Rock and Jacksonville/North Pulaski school districts. Continue reading...

Democrat Sabin plans campaign to be Little Rock mayor; his House seat raises interest

Subscriber onlyWith Little Rock state Rep. Warwick Sabin looking at entering the Capitol city's mayoral race, several candidates have emerged to vie for the Democratic nomination to his House seat. Continue reading...

Libertarians earn spots on '18 ballot, urge better access

Subscriber onlyFor the fourth consecutive election cycle, the Libertarian Party of Arkansas has been declared a "new political party." Continue reading...

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