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Arkansas lawmaker exits race for speaker

Subscriber onlyRep. Michelle Gray, R-Melbourne, said Thursday that she has withdrawn from the House speaker's race for the 2019-21 term and she's backing Rep. Andy Davis, R-Little Rock, for the position. Continue reading...

NLR's Pritt in legislative race

Subscriber onlyNorth Little Rock Democrat Drew Pritt said he's running next year for the House seat held by Rep. Carlton Wing, R-North Little Rock. Continue reading...

District 19 senator to seek re-election

Another lawmaker earlier announced plan to challenge GOP’s Collins-Smith

Subscriber onlyRepublican state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith of Pocahontas announced her re-election bid Wednesday, joining a race that already includes a GOP candidate seeking to move from the House to the Senate. Continue reading...

FULL RESULTS: Millage elections across Arkansas

Subscriber onlyVoters in 10 Arkansas school districts passed millage increases Tuesday evening that will fund construction of new schools, performing arts centers, cafeterias and other projects, while voters in seven districts turned down millage raises. Continue reading...

County Clerk Crane won't seek re-election

Subscriber onlyPulaski Circuit/County Clerk Larry Crane announced in an email to his staff Tuesday that he will not seek re-election next year. Continue reading...

Voters few in school elections

Unopposed incumbents win; millage rates unchanged

Subscriber onlyIn quiet early voting and absentee elections that drew no more than two dozen voters, North Little Rock and the Jacksonville/North Pulaski school districts' voters re-elected three unopposed incumbents to new terms of office. Continue reading...

Arkansas lawmakers shield more public files

Subscriber onlyIn February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50th anniversary of the state's Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations. Continue reading...

Washington news in brief

Subscriber onlyMother, son push for medical research Continue reading...

Crews to join race for prosecutor job

Subscriber only Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Carol Crews has announced she will run for prosecuting attorney in the 20th Judicial Circuit. Continue reading...

Council rejects Arkansas panel on race

Lawmakers cite duplication, cost

Subscriber onlyRepresentatives on the Arkansas Legislative Council on Friday rejected a proposal to create a race relations subcommittee. Continue reading...

Not running in 2018, Sen. Hutchinson says

Subscriber onlyState Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson, R-Little Rock, has changed his mind and isn't seeking re-election next year to his Senate District 33 seat, the lawmaker confirmed Friday. Continue reading...

Nominee for U.S. attorney for Eastern District of Arkansas gets nod of panel

Full Senate now to weigh in on confirmation of Hiland

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump's nominee to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas moved a step closer to confirmation Thursday. Continue reading...

Caldwell favored for Delta position; Boozman touts aide for his passion for assisting people, sense of duty

Subscriber onlyPresident Donald Trump will nominate a Little Rock man to lead the Delta Regional Authority, the White House has announced. Continue reading...

Womack seeks GOP support for House budget panel post

Subscriber only U.S. Rep. Steve Womack wants to be the next chairman of the House Budget Committee and is asking Republican leaders in Congress to support him. Continue reading...

Banker weighs run for Little Rock mayor in '18 elections

Scott plans public meetings

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock banker announced Tuesday that he is considering running for the Little Rock mayor position in next year's election. Continue reading...

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