All six of Arkansas’ Congressional delegation voted for a Senate-sponsored measure to re-open the federal government and to extend the nation’s debt ceiling limit after nearly three weeks of high-stakes political wrangling.
Fundraising reports released Tuesday (Oct. 15) show U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Dardanelle, with a slight fundraising advantage over U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., as Cotton fights to keep Pryor from winning a third term in the Senate next year.
Americans depending on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will have fewer funds available on Nov. 1 to purchase food for themselves and their families, with Arkansans set to lose $52 million through September 2014.
Despite a rough job approval rating and more Democratic blame than GOP fault for the federal government shutdown, incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., remains slightly ahead of Republican challenger U.S. Rep.
Former U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican candidate in next year's race for governor, said Arkansas’ private option law regulating the implementation of Obamacare in the state would not have become law if he was Governor.
With the government shutdown now in its ninth day and with no end appearing to be on the horizon, candidates for federal offices may be wondering what to do about their third quarter campaign finance reports that are due next Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith on Wednesday (Oct. 9) unveiled its master plan for the next 20 years, detailing a vision that UAFS Chancellor Dr. Paul Beran called an "evolving" document that would guide the future growth and develop of the school.