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Mountainburg Democrat announces bid for House

Subscriber onlyMOUNTAINBURG — Donald McKinney, 41, of Mountainburg announced his campaign for the state House District 81 seat on Thursday, a seat currently occupied by Rep. Bruce Coleman, R-Mountainburg. Continue reading...

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Subscriber onlyWesterman reveals geospatial data bill Continue reading...

At Little Rock reunion, travelers for Clintons recall wrangling votes

Subscriber onlyArkansas' Democratic Party luminaries and political junkies filled the first floor of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies on Friday evening, swapping tales from a shared history as people reminisced on Bill Clinton's successful presidential campaigns. Continue reading...

Manager of Bill Clinton's 1992 run proud of work; campaign chief notes civility sag

Subscriber onlyThe manager of Bill Clinton's 1992 successful run for president, David Wilhelm, said Friday that he is very proud of that campaign, which he described as having just as much hope and optimism as the one that led to President Barack Obama's first election in 2008. Continue reading...

Governor sets elections to fill state Senate vacancy

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday set a special primary election for Feb. 13 for the Senate District 29 seat formerly held by Cabot Republican Eddie Joe Williams, and the special election for May 22 -- the same day as the regular primary election. Continue reading...

State senator quits post, joins federal energy agency

Subscriber onlySen. Eddie Joe Williams, R-Cabot, resigned his state Senate seat Wednesday and started work Thursday as President Donald Trump's representative to the Southern States Energy Board. Continue reading...

Man who relocated to Arkansas to teach planning race for Congress

Subscriber onlyA Democrat who moved to Helena-West Helena seven years ago as part of the Teach for America program and who later opened his own community center in town announced plans Thursday to run for Congress. Continue reading...

Democrat in Fayetteville seeks seat in state House

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville attorney and small-business co-owner Adrienne Kvello, 39, will make a Democratic bid for the state House District 84 seat currently held by Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville. Continue reading...

McGehee man announces state House District 11 bid

Subscriber onlyA McGehee man announced his intention this week to be a Republican candidate for the state House seat currently held by state Rep. Mark McElroy, D-Tillar. Continue reading...

Primary date set in House contest

Vote is Feb. 13 on vacant seat

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday set Feb. 13 as the date for a special primary election to select nominees to fill the state House seat formerly held by Marshall Republican David Branscum. Continue reading...

Arkansas senator, businessman dies at 50 after battle with cancer

A 50-year-old Arkansas businessman who served in the state Senate for two years died Thursday morning after a battle with cancer, officials said. Continue reading...

U.S. Chamber opposes U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton's immigrants bill

Subscriber only Young adults who entered the country as children with their parents years ago and are now illegal should be allowed to stay, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday, calling on Congress to come up with a legislative solution by year's end. Continue reading...

Primary date set in House contest

Vote is Feb. 13 on vacant seat

Subscriber onlyGov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday set Feb. 13 as the date for a special primary election to select nominees to fill the state House seat formerly held by Marshall Republican David Branscum. Continue reading...

Ex-judge, mediator plans race for Senate

Comstock to seek District 3 position

Subscriber onlyFormer Benton County Circuit Judge Jon Comstock of Rogers, 67, plans to run as a Democrat for the District 3 seat in the state Senate. Continue reading...

Hillary Clinton to sign books before Little Rock event for husband

Subscriber onlyHours before the 25th anniversary celebration of her husband's election to the White House, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton will autograph copies of her best-selling memoir Saturday, a book that reflects on her unsuccessful 2016 campaign. Continue reading...

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