updated: 12/20/2014 3:23 a.m.
At the end of an eight-year run as governor and a decades-long role as a player in Natural State politics, Gov. Mike Beebe is leaving behind a lasting image of his time in office.
posted: 12/19/2014 2:23 a.m.
The state's citizens commission considering raising the annual salaries of the state's elected officials Thursday elected former state Ethics Commissioner Larry Ross of Sherwood as its chairman and attorney Chuck Banks of Little Rock as its vice chairman.
updated: 12/18/2014 12:57 p.m.
Members of a newly formed panel say they're unlikely to say whether Arkansas' elected officials deserve a pay raise in an initial review that's due in less than two months.
posted: 12/18/2014 3:22 a.m.
Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson selected state Rep. Allen Kerr, R-Little Rock, as the state's next insurance commissioner and Brig. Gen. Mark Berry as the next adjutant general of the Arkansas National Guard on Wednesday.
posted: 12/17/2014 4:28 a.m.
Arkansas Public Service Commission Chairman Colette Honorable was confirmed to a seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday.
posted: 12/17/2014 4:22 a.m.
Arkansas' soon-to-be senior senator, John Boozman, is expecting to lead three subcommittees when the new Congress convenes after the first of the year, he said Tuesday.
posted: 12/17/2014 3:20 a.m.
Gov. Mike Beebe will receive an honorary degree from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville at the school's commencement ceremony Saturday, the university announced earlier this month.
posted: 12/14/2014 3:17 a.m.
As the U.S. House rushed to finish its work Thursday night, 4-year-old John Griffin III took to the floor and cast his father's final vote before leaving Washington.
posted: 12/14/2014 3:16 a.m.
House Speaker-designate Jeremy Gillam, R-Judsonia, says boosting state funding for the University of Arkansas’ Division of Agriculture is one of his top priorities in the legislative session that starts Jan. 12.
updated: 12/13/2014 2:39 a.m.
Both Arkansas U.S. senators supported a defense-funding bill Friday that paves the way for two soldiers shot at a Little Rock military recruiting station to receive Purple Hearts and also helps create a national memorial to Desert Storm veterans.
posted: 12/11/2014 4:05 a.m.
Included in the government spending bill making its way through the House and Senate is a provision co-sponsored by U.S. Sen. John Boozman that shields the Veterans Benefits Administration from government shutdowns and budget battles.
posted: 12/11/2014 4:04 a.m.
Despite efforts to get the federal nomination of Arkansan Colette Honorable approved by the end of the year, too few senators attended a meeting to vote on it Wednesday morning.
posted: 12/11/2014 3:32 a.m.
Asa Hutchinson's office released a list of events Wednesday for Hutchinson's inauguration as the 46th governor of Arkansas.
posted: 12/11/2014 3:31 a.m.
Less than a month before taking office, the state's next attorney general announced Wednesday a pair of hires for her executive staff.
posted: 12/10/2014 12:53 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe said Wednesday that he remains opposed to allowing gay couples to marry despite recent rulings against his state's ban, but said he's eased his opposition to allowing them to enter into civil unions.