With about 10 days to collect signatures forcing an election on enactment of a 1% prepared food tax in Fort Smith, Eddie York says a group of restaurant owners may have about 2,000 signatures collected.
The operator of the nuclear power plant in Russellville (Arkansas) says its plants are safe, but the utility company may run into trouble relicensing nuclear power plants in the Northeast U.S. because of the nuclear plant crisis in Japan.
After receiving a 93-0 vote of approval in the Arkansas House of Representatives, a bill to provide tax incentives for new development and renovation in downtown improvement districts now heads to the Senate.
Thoughts are mixed at the local level about the effect of Thursday’s (Mar. 3) announcement that the U.S. and Mexico would implement long-delayed cross-border trucking provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement.