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John Moritz

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State alcohol agency's attorney at helm

posted: 05/27/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division attorney whose resignation was announced Thursday, along with that of her boss and a colleague, is now the temporary head of the agency.

Director, 2 lawyers exit Arkansas' alcohol agency

posted: 05/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

The director of Arkansas' Alcoholic Beverage Control and two lawyers are leaving in a flurry of resignations that leaves the agency with no attorneys.

Court: No proof writing false

posted: 05/25/2017 3:22 a.m. Discuss

A former state lawmaker lost his appeal Wednesday of a lawsuit against the Benton Courier, which he argued had defamed him in a series of editorials.

State Democrats pick Louisianian to speak

posted: 05/25/2017 3:19 a.m. Discuss

Looking for a headliner for their annual fundraising dinner, Arkansas Democrats turned to neighboring Louisiana, where Gov. John Bel Edwards is the only Democratic governor in the Deep South.

Governor lauds prison schools' GED achievers

posted: 05/25/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The graduates went without mortarboard caps Tuesday because of the security risk.

Arkansas governor lauds prison schools' GED achievers

posted: 05/24/2017 3:25 a.m. Discuss

The graduates went without mortarboard caps Tuesday because of the security risk.

On Lyme disease, recognition urged; it goes undiagnosed, Arkansas governor told

posted: 05/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Arkansans who advocated for state recognition of Lyme disease watched Gov. Asa Hutchinson sign an official proclamation Monday, and urged him to do more.

Arkansas man hurt with ball bat to get claim rehearing

posted: 05/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

A former Pine Bluff employee is entitled to have his workers' compensation claims heard again, regardless of whether he provoked the co-worker who injured him with a baseball bat, the Arkansas Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

Arkansas correction agencies fear cuts; will ‘beg’ governor for more money, state board chief says

posted: 05/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Officials overseeing Arkansas' prison, probation and parole systems said this week that they will ask for a sit-down with Gov. Asa Hutchinson after being saddled with funding cuts.

2 dental benefits pacts get support

posted: 05/18/2017 3:30 a.m. Discuss

A $366 million pair of contracts to manage dental benefits for Arkansans on Medicaid received the blessing of state lawmakers Wednesday despite an ongoing lawsuit by a disqualified bidder for the work.






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