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Brian Fanney

State Capitol Reporter

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As GOP eyes turn to state, Cruz next

posted: 08/05/2015 3:14 a.m. Discuss

Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting Arkansas next week. Political experts say more Republicans are likely to follow, especially if the candidate pool remains large.

Governor names 21 to board on juvenile justice overhaul

posted: 08/04/2015 4:18 a.m. Discuss

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced his choices for a 21-member board aimed at improving the juvenile justice system in Arkansas.

Gifts from 2 fuel Huckabee run

updated: 08/01/2015 3:47 a.m. Comments 3

An Arkansas businessman and a Missouri theme park co-owner are the two largest contributors to a political action committee promoting the presidential campaign of Republican Mike Huckabee.

Rutledge: Solicitor general's job filled

posted: 07/31/2015 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Lee Rudofsky, a Wal-Mart lawyer, will become Arkansas' solicitor general.

$7.4M sought for prison beds

posted: 07/28/2015 5:21 a.m. Comments 2

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he plans to ask the Legislative Council for $7.4 million to add about 200 prison beds in Pine Bluff.

LAY OF THE LAND HAS SHIFTED IN STATE'S LEGISLATURE: More farmers, fewer lawyers making laws

updated: 07/26/2015 4:07 a.m. Discuss

There are innumerable ways to ruin a farm.

Blunt talk of Trump draws 1,000

posted: 07/18/2015 5:10 a.m. Comments 9

More than 1,000 people turned out Friday to see Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, who was defiant in the face of critics of his comments on immigration and confident in his ability to negotiate trade deals and create jobs.

Student Net link takes step

posted: 07/16/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

An upgraded computer network set to give both rural and urban students across Arkansas improved access to the Internet was unveiled Wednesday.

Firm awaiting FCC letter stalls school Net

posted: 07/14/2015 5:40 a.m. Discuss

More than $15 million in federal funding for Arkansas is on hold because a Fortune 500 telecommunications company has declined, thus far, to submit paperwork.

Firm awaiting FCC letter stalls school Net

updated: 07/13/2015 1:43 a.m. Discuss

More than $15 million in federal funding for Arkansas is on hold because a Fortune 500 telecommunications company has declined, thus far, to submit paperwork.

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