updated: 02/28/2015 9:48 p.m.
WASHINGTON -- Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was on Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about how air and water regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency would affect Arkansans financially.
posted: 02/27/2015 2:41 a.m.
America needs to spend more on its military to deter attacks, U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Thursday.
posted: 02/27/2015 2:37 a.m.
As many as 300 Arkansans would be expected to work without pay if Congress cannot agree on a plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security by midnight.
posted: 02/25/2015 3:17 a.m.
Philander Smith College math professor Frank James has worked for years to funnel promising students into science and engineering programs, and on Tuesday the White House recognized his efforts.
posted: 02/24/2015 3:11 a.m.
The nation's governors brought their concerns directly to President Barack Obama at a White House meeting Monday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said.
updated: 02/22/2015 3:42 a.m.
Former Gov. Mike Beebe has joined the Bipartisan Policy Center's Governors' Council.
updated: 02/22/2015 3:38 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Saturday that it may be time to re-evaluate how the Delta Regional Authority decides which counties are "distressed."
posted: 02/22/2015 3:22 a.m.
Arkansas counties, agriculture groups and members of the state's congressional delegation say they don't trust an Environmental Protection Agency proposal on who will control streams, ditches and wetlands.
posted: 02/20/2015 3:21 a.m.
Manny Redifer was ready to go before the ceremony even began Thursday.
posted: 02/18/2015 3:43 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Arkansas' Congressional delegation and attorney general on Tuesday praised a ruling by a Texas judge temporarily halting President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.
updated: 02/15/2015 3:48 a.m.
U.S. Sen. John Boozman, a Republican from Rogers, was in the East Room of the White House on Thursday when President Barack Obama signed the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act.
posted: 02/13/2015 2:33 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- States should be allowed to require working-age adults benefiting from Medicaid expansion to be employed, U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman said Thursday.
posted: 02/13/2015 2:17 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Arkansas' governor and Public Service Commission would get final say over the route of a proposed 7,000-mile electric transmission project, under legislation filed Thursday by the state's two U.S. senators.
updated: 02/11/2015 4:05 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., took to the airwaves Tuesday night in defense of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba and urge that it remain open.
posted: 02/11/2015 2:18 a.m.
Small community banks need relief from regulations put in place after the financial crisis, Candace Franks, head of Arkansas' Bank Department, told lawmakers Tuesday.