posted: 08/29/2014 2:29 a.m.
State Rep. John Burris, R-Harrison, will receive a public letter of caution from the state Ethics Commission for violating ethics law by failing to disclose certain information on his personal financial-disclosure reports, according to commission records released Thursday.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:59 a.m.
A former employee for Packers Sanitation -- who threw up at work and was fired after she left without permission -- was unreasonably denied unemployment assistance by the state Board of Review, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
posted: 08/28/2014 3:52 a.m.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie raised money for Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and warned that Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross would raise taxes and bring Washington-style politics to Arkansas if elected.
posted: 08/26/2014 3:59 a.m.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's office expects former Lt. Gov. Mark Darr to reimburse the state $10,973 for improper expenses "very soon," a spokesman for McDaniel said Monday after Darr, who is now a car salesman, declined to comment about the debt.
posted: 08/26/2014 3:26 a.m.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross unveiled his six-pronged plan Monday to support veterans, including making it easier for them to get professional licenses and receive college credit through the state.
posted: 08/24/2014 3:21 a.m.
Democrats seeking the state's top offices said Saturday that they want to work to improve the plight of working families, and their state convention adopted a party platform advocating measures aimed at doing that.
posted: 08/23/2014 3:14 a.m.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross warned county officials Friday about Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's tax-cut plan, saying Hutchinson wants to cut income taxes by $100 million in his first year and then worry about balancing the budget and funding public education, Medicaid and public safety programs.
posted: 08/22/2014 4:33 a.m.
The Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System's investments increased in value by $1.1 billion in fiscal 2014 to $7.8 billion as the system reaped gains from robust stock markets, the system's investment consultant reported this week.
posted: 08/21/2014 3:56 a.m.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, endorsed Arkansas Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday and then held a fundraiser for Hutchinson's campaign.
posted: 08/20/2014 5:05 a.m.
Fueled by rising stock markets, the Arkansas Teacher Retirement System's investments increased in value by nearly $1.8 billion to $14.57 billion in fiscal 2014, the system's investment consultant said.
posted: 08/16/2014 2:47 a.m.
Former President Bill Clinton on Friday extolled the virtues of people working together to improve society and praised Gov. Mike Beebe for working in a bipartisan fashion to help Arkansas lead the nation in cutting the share of its population without health insurance.
posted: 08/16/2014 2:46 a.m.
The Arkansas Teacher Retirement System has sold the Southcenter Shopping Center in Hot Springs for $12.75 million to a company based in eastern Idaho, system Executive Director George Hopkins said Friday.
posted: 08/15/2014 3:09 a.m.
For the third consecutive year, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery's ticket revenue dipped in July from the previous year.
posted: 08/15/2014 2:09 a.m.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross assailed Republican candidate Asa Hutchinson on Thursday for suggesting creating personal retirement accounts in the Social Security program in 2001.
posted: 08/13/2014 4:17 a.m.
Two legislative committees Tuesday declared their opposition to a proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.