posted: 12/09/2016 2:23 a.m.
House members of three legislative panels Wednesday elected that chamber's chairmen for the audit and budget committees, as well as Legislative Council.
updated: 12/08/2016 1:02 p.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson at a news conference Thursday announced the creation of an education grant that will provide funding for students who enroll in “high demand” fields of study.
posted: 12/08/2016 5:45 a.m.
Lawmakers from across the country agree: Arkansas cheese dip is superior to Texas queso.
posted: 12/07/2016 2:59 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson says federal officials have approved a number of changes Arkansas wishes to make in a Medicaid expansion program known as "Arkansas Works."
posted: 12/07/2016 2:43 p.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and state lawmakers announced five people who will sit on a committee to oversee medical marijuana regulation after Arkansans voted to legalize it in November.
posted: 12/07/2016 5:45 a.m.
Two Republican lawmakers are calling on their colleagues to maintain aggressive congressional oversight of Donald Trump's administration next year even though the new president is a member of their political party, which controls Capitol Hill.
posted: 12/07/2016 5:45 a.m.
Arkansas' U.S. senators on Tuesday praised the passage of two separate U.S. House of Representative bills that aim to benefit veterans.
posted: 12/06/2016 2:48 a.m.
The state House of Representatives' chief of staff, Robert Dale, is retiring at the end of December, Dale said last week.
posted: 12/05/2016 3:21 p.m.
The Arkansas lawmaker who crafted the state's post-20 week ban on abortions filed a bill Monday to restrict a method used to terminate pregnancies of women in their second trimester.
posted: 12/05/2016 3:03 p.m.
In an effort to "reduce excessive bureaucracy," Gov. Asa Hutchinson has established a new governmental office tasked with expediting state services and promoting efficiency.
posted: 12/05/2016 5:45 a.m.
Back when he was 17, state Rep. Mark McElroy says, he was once hired to drive a school bus carrying cheerleaders from his native McGehee up the winding, ice-covered Pig Trail to Fayetteville.
posted: 12/05/2016 1 a.m.
BENTON — Arkansas Republicans started their state committee meeting Saturday with applause for President-elect Donald Trump, but their main focus was on gains made for the party at the state and local level.
updated: 12/04/2016 3:25 a.m.
Crawford gathers bomb technicians
posted: 12/04/2016 3:17 a.m.
Arkansas Republicans started their state committee meeting Saturday with applause for President-elect Donald Trump, but their main focus was on gains made for the party at the state and local level.
posted: 12/03/2016 2:47 a.m.
State Rep. Bruce Cozart, R-Hot Springs, has filed a bill to limit annexation legislation that he's said the city of Hot Springs is using as a "land grab," a consequence he didn't foresee when he voted for the law last year.