Despite all of the discussion in the legislature about Act 226, a bill that would allow faculty and staff to carry a concealed firearm on college campuses, NorthWest Arkansas Community College has received a recommendation to its Board of Trustees to exercise the right to ban firearms on campus.
Auditor of State Charlie Daniels (D) announced earlier this week that he would not seek re-election to another term of office in 2014. His eventual retirement will mark nearly three decades of elective office for the long-time Democratic constitutional officer.
Greg Hatcher, CEO of The Hatcher Agency, says health insurance reform measures are about to kick in a higher gear for state businesses, but none of his accounts are weighing absorbing penalties over providing coverage.
The county judge and city administrator walk into a Tea Party meeting to promote the renewal of a one cent sales tax. After making their presentation, not a single person in the room said they would vote against the sales tax renewal.
Randy Zook, CEO of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce and Associated Industries of Arkansas, says his groups accomplished nearly every goal in the recently completed legislative session with the exception of tort reform.