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Washington news in brief

updated: 05/28/2017 4:01 a.m. Discuss

Reading nonprofit honors Womack

Westerman makes night tour a Capitol experience

posted: 05/28/2017 3:49 a.m. Discuss

Late one recent night, when the hallways were nearly deserted, a large group of Arkansans wandered through the U.S. Capitol, stopping by places that are usually off-limits.

Former foster youths from Arkansas meet with lawmakers

posted: 05/27/2017 3:21 a.m. Discuss

Two Arkansans who have experienced the state's foster care system traveled to Capitol Hill this week to meet with lawmakers and share their stories.

Bill seeks additions to Central High site

posted: 05/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Homes lining a street where history was made would be added to the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site under legislation filed Tuesday on Capitol Hill.

State's Keogh: EPA a 'helicopter mom'

posted: 05/24/2017 3:54 a.m. Discuss

When it came to environmental regulations, Arkansas was "more pawn than partner" during the Obama years, state Department of Environmental Quality Director Becky Keogh told a congressional panel Tuesday.

Budget cuts alarm advocates for poor

posted: 05/24/2017 3:51 a.m. Discuss

President Donald Trump's proposed budget threatens to destroy the safety net that many Arkansans rely on, anti-poverty advocates said Tuesday.

Washington news in brief

updated: 05/21/2017 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Cotton a speaker at Iowa fundraiser

Private credit for Cuba on table

posted: 05/20/2017 2:06 a.m. Discuss

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said he wants to remove barriers to trade with Cuba, telling a House committee this week: "If our folks grow it, I want to sell it."

U.S. Sen. John Boozman backs special counsel in Russia probe

posted: 05/19/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

U.S. Sen. John Boozman said Thursday that he supports the decision to appoint a special counsel to investigate possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Washington news in brief

updated: 05/14/2017 3:17 a.m. Discuss

Native Sanders 1st as helpful to media

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