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Political News

Heated and conflicting legislative testimony related to more than $6 million in deficits within a University of Arkansas division will not be investigated further for perjury, according to Larry Jegley, prosecuting attorney for the 6th Judicial District of Arkansas.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 6:14pm

Leslie Rutledge and David Sterling are in a full-fledged street brawl with a week to go in their run-off for the GOP Attorney General nomination.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 5:39pm

The federal Environmental Protection Agency announced a far-reaching and controversial plan Monday (June 2) that it says will cut carbon dioxide emissions 30% by 2030 from 2005 levels, a move that would effectively limit Arkansas’ and the nation’s reliance on coal-fired electricity generation.

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 2:38pm

More than 40 state business leaders met with Gov.

Sun, 06/01/2014 - 5:48pm

Gov. Mike Beebe typically travels to a community when a $30 million deal that could create almost 1,000 jobs is being announced.

Fri, 05/30/2014 - 5:19pm

The filing period for positions on the Fort Smith Board of Directors closed Thursday (May 29) at noon with only one race contested.

Thu, 05/29/2014 - 6:32pm

No one knows exactly how the Environmental Protection Agency’s “dirty air” rules will shake out next week, but Arkansas stakeholders are anxiously waiting to hear the details of President Barack Obama’s controversial proposal to reduce carbon emissions.

Wed, 05/28/2014 - 5:38pm

Representatives from Arkansas’ manufacturers and other state business leaders met with Gov. Mike Beebe and his workforce cabinet on Tuesday (May 27) for what was described as a “candid” forum on ways to improve jobs with existing industries.

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 5:02pm

The city of Fort Smith could soon join Fayetteville and the Arkansas Municipal League in backing a program whose goal is to increase sustainability in cities across the state.

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:46pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday(May 27) announced the following appointments to boards and commissions:

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 4:13pm

The two leaders of the state’s major political parties offered different views on the trajectory of the general election match-ups, but they tentatively agreed to call out third-party groups who will be spending large sums of money in this fall’s elections.

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 8:59pm

The Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority on Thursday (May 22) approved a group of land deals, appointed the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith's chancellor to its board and heard about a $14 million surprise donation to a planned medical college.

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 8:17pm

An attorney engaged in a whistleblower lawsuit against the Fort Smith Police Department is alleging the city of Fort Smith's legal counsel has engaged in improper billing practices and may have broken the law.

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 7:40pm

Tuesday's (May 20) primary election saw several members of the Arkansas General Assembly survive primary challenges, though there were a few upsets – with one upset potentially having an impact on Arkansas’ Private Option law.

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:53pm

With 97.44% of precincts reporting, Franklin County will see Democrat Rickey Bowman face Independent candidate Joe Flanagan.

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 12:11am

Legislative primary races decided in Northwest Arkansas legislative primaries were decided Tuesday (May 20).

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:51pm

Legislative primary races in the Fort Smith area were decided Tuesday night (May 20), with winners from both primaries for House District 76 and Senate District 9 able to call the election over since neither have Democratic opponents in the Fall.

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:43pm

Benton County Judge Bob Clinard won handily in Tuesday's Republican primary. If the certified results are similar, no run-off will be needed.

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:33pm

A small set of races were decided by voters in Crawford and Sebastian Counties on Tuesday (May 20), with Sebastian County Republican voters deciding on whether to retain their current treasurer/collector and assessor while Crawford County voters cast their votes to decide whether to tax themselve

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:42pm

There were no surprises in the Republican primaries for statewide offices, with Asa Hutchinson besting opponent Curtis Coleman, and U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, R-Little Rock, winning in a comfortable margin over his two opponents. In the 4th Congressional District, frontrunner Rep.

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 8:04pm


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