posted: 03/09/2014 5 a.m.
More Republicans than Democrats filed for state and federal offices this year, and officials for the parties disagree on what it portends for the Nov. 4 general election.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:46 a.m.
This is a list of partisan and nonpartisan judicial candidates who filed for office at the state Capitol during the filing period that ended Monday.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:42 a.m.
This is a list of independent and write in candidates who filed for office at the state Capitol during the filing period that ended Monday.
posted: 03/09/2014 4:39 a.m.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a new recovery plan for the pallid sturgeon, which lives in the Mississippi River and was first seen in the lower reaches of the Arkansas River in 2011.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:49 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Friday that he was as surprised as anyone to see that he voted against loan guarantees for Ukraine.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:45 a.m.
Despite the fact that Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter issued an opinion Friday saying that there should be no mayoral election in Pine Bluff this year, the Jefferson County Election Commission approved placing former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. on the Democratic primary ballot for May 20.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:44 a.m.
The landscape changed this week in the race for the 3rd District congressional seat.
posted: 03/07/2014 9:48 a.m.
Gov. Mike Beebe on Friday morning signed a law that ensures the continuation of funding for the state's private-option Medicaid expansion through June 2015.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:37 a.m.
The Legislative Joint Budget Committee on Thursday endorsed an appropriation measure for the state Board of Examiners in Counseling that wouldn’t eliminate the board’s executive director or place the board under the state Department of Health.
updated: 03/06/2014 4:11 p.m.
Arkansas legislative leaders are advancing legislation to tap nearly $22 million from the state's surplus to pay for various one-time needs.
posted: 03/06/2014 4:46 a.m.
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted unanimously to confirm Timothy L. Brooks of Fayetteville as U.S. district judge for the Western District of Arkansas.
posted: 03/06/2014 4:41 a.m.
Circuit Judge Michael Maggio, under criticism for comments he made online about women, sex and an actress’s adoption, late Wednesday acknowledged making the comments, apologized for them and said he was withdrawing from the race for a seat on the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
posted: 03/06/2014 4:39 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor said Wednesday that his opponent, war veteran U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, acts like his military service in Iraq and Afghanistan entitles him to represent Arkansas in the U.S. Senate.
posted: 03/05/2014 4:54 a.m.
Despite a judge’s ruling in 2012 that Pine Bluff ’s next mayoral election won’t be held until 2016, former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. filed for the position this week, maintaining that the city’s highest office is up for grabs this year.
posted: 03/05/2014 4:43 a.m.
The campaign consultant for Circuit Judge Michael Maggio pulled out of Maggio’s campaign for higher office Tuesday, a day after an official confirmed the state was investigating allegations involving the judge and an Academy Award-winning actress’s adoption efforts.