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Treasurer, lawyer report altercation

posted: 02/10/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan plans to seek charges against an attorney after the two had a physical altercation.

Arkansas' 6 in D.C. slam plan as reckless

posted: 02/10/2016 3:40 a.m. Discuss

The six Republicans who make up Arkansas' congressional delegation blasted Democratic President Barack Obama's proposed $4 trillion budget, portraying it as fiscally irresponsible.

Ethics complaint questions fax use

posted: 02/10/2016 3:11 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Ethics Commission will investigate an election complaint filed against District Judge Susan Weaver of Faulkner County.

Voters approve Jacksonville millage increase

updated: 02/09/2016 9:32 p.m. Discuss

Voters in the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District special election Tuesday approved a 7.6-mill property tax increase to help finance a new high school, a new elementary school and four expanded elementary campuses, according to the Pulaski County Election Commission.

87-strong 'Arkansas Travelers' crew hoofing N.H. for Clinton

posted: 02/09/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 10

Scores of Hillary Clinton supporters from Arkansas are trudging through snowy southern New Hampshire hoping to help push the Granite State into the win column today for the Democratic presidential candidate.

D.C. group's ads rip Goodson gifts, trial-lawyer links

posted: 02/09/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 3

An out-of-state group has bought more than $335,000 worth of television ads at stations across the state that highlight gifts and campaign contributions from some trial attorneys to a candidate for the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Election today on millage, Little Rock tax

posted: 02/09/2016 3:55 a.m. Discuss

Voters go to the polls today for special elections in Little Rock and in the Jacksonville area to decide on two separate measures -- one on proposed renovations at the Arkansas Arts Center and MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History in Little Rock, the other on funding for proposed construction projects in the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District.

State drops bid to limit bonus to nationally certified teachers

posted: 02/09/2016 3:52 a.m. Discuss

Facing opposition from teacher groups, the Arkansas Department of Education will drop a proposal to end annual payments to teachers with National Board Certification after 10 years, Education Commissioner Johnny Key told lawmakers Monday.

Rivals differ in Springdale House race

posted: 02/09/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

SPRINGDALE -- Three Republican primary candidates are claiming three kinds of experience in the race for Springdale's state House District 88.

Washington group begins ad blitz in Arkansas chief justice race

posted: 02/08/2016 4:26 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — A Washington-based group has started television ads portraying Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson as being beholden to trial lawyers and criticizing the chief justice hopeful over gifts and campaign contributions she's received.

Former attorney general becomes D.C. lawyer, registers as Arkansas lobbyist

posted: 02/08/2016 3:05 p.m. Comments 7

LITTLE ROCK — Former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has been sworn in as a lawyer in Washington and will also begin lobbying lawmakers in Arkansas.

2 Democrats seek House seat

posted: 02/08/2016 2:58 a.m. Discuss

Two candidates who cite the need for improved pre-kindergarten offerings are vying for the Democratic nomination to represent parts of North Little Rock and Sherwood in the state House of Representatives.

Hill visits midshipmen at U.S. Naval Academy

updated: 02/08/2016 2:56 a.m. Comment 1

A short walk from the tomb of American maritime hero John Paul Jones, more than two dozen U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from Arkansas gathered Thursday evening to eat pizza and hear praise from one of their home state's elected officials, 2nd District U.S. Rep. French Hill.

Madison, Edwards square off over justice of the peace seat

posted: 02/08/2016 1:04 a.m. Discuss

The Washington County judge is challenging an incumbent justice of the peace for a spot on the Quorum Court.

District's plans on line in vote

updated: 02/07/2016 3:42 a.m. Discuss

Voters in the new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District will decide on a 7.6-mill property-tax increase for school construction and expansion at a special election Tuesday.

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