updated: 07/31/2015 3:41 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday ordered that a state board that has operated independently for more than 43 years be placed under state supervision.
posted: 07/31/2015 2:25 a.m.
About 14.4 percent of Arkansas' motor vehicle registration renewals are completed online each year and state officials want more Arkansans to register online, a state official told lawmakers on Thursday.
posted: 07/31/2015 2:23 a.m.
Lee Rudofsky, a Wal-Mart lawyer, will become Arkansas' solicitor general.
posted: 07/31/2015 2:21 a.m.
Two lawmakers Thursday told a legislative committee that innocent parents have been the target of child abuse investigations and that many of them lack legal counsel as they fight to clear their names.
posted: 07/30/2015 7:18 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK — A task force is finalizing its recommendations to Gov. Asa Hutchinson on whether Arkansas should continue using the Common Core education standards.
updated: 07/30/2015 4:07 a.m.
U.S. Sens. John Boozman and Tom Cotton have signed on to a Senate effort to ban federal funds from Planned Parenthood after the release of several videos showing the organization's employees talking about using fetal remains for research.
posted: 07/30/2015 3:17 a.m.
Lonoke County Justice of the Peace R.D. Hopper will challenge state Sen. Eddie Joe Williams of Cabot in the March 1 Republican primary, Hopper said Wednesday.
updated: 07/29/2015 4:06 a.m.
Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin said Tuesday that policymakers should change the elements of the public school education standards that need changing and not worry about veering away from a nationally common set of math and literacy standards.
posted: 07/29/2015 3:25 a.m.
The days are likely numbered for calling the state Democratic Party's largest annual fundraiser the "Jefferson-Jackson Dinner," party Chairman Vince Insalaco said Tuesday.
posted: 07/29/2015 1 a.m.
Washington County's slate of elections next year could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars more than the last election year, election officials said Tuesday.
posted: 07/28/2015 4:16 a.m.
A federal judge heard arguments Monday on whether state law unconstitutionally makes it harder for independent candidates to get on election ballots than candidates from established parties.
updated: 07/26/2015 4:07 a.m.
There are innumerable ways to ruin a farm.
updated: 07/26/2015 3:46 a.m.
Amid hundreds of questions about the economy and the presidential race during a nationwide Facebook question-and-answer session Monday, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton sidestepped an invitation to sing in Fayetteville.
posted: 07/26/2015 3:17 a.m.
The National Governors Association picked Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson to be vice chairman of its Homeland Security and Public Safety Committee, the group announced Saturday.
posted: 07/26/2015 3:12 a.m.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recertified a changed ballot title for an initiated act that would amend Arkansas' campaign finance laws to require uniform reporting of independent campaign expenditures and the disclosure of donors to outside groups that spend more than $2,000 on political advertisements.