A gathering of 90 businesses and organizations based or active in the Fort Smith metro area participated Friday (May 1) in the “Path To Progress,” a business expo and job fair hosted by the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce.
O.K. Foods was the presenting sponsor of the event.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed an executive order Thursday (April 30) to create the Governor’s Working Group on Highway Funding, he told a group while speaking at the Arkansas Trucking Association’s Annual Business Conference and Vendor Showcase in Hot Springs.
Conner Eldridge, U.S. Prosecuting Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, is one of six U.S. attorneys named to the 21-member Attorney General’s Advisory Committee. The announcement was made by the office of newly appointed U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
The U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has delayed a decision on the constitutionality of Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage pending the outcome of a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The federal high court on Tuesday heard arguments on the issue, and could issue an opinion by late June.
The four members of Arkansas’ delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives took to the House floor for more than eight minutes Tuesday evening to honor the memory of former U.S. Rep. John Paul Hammerschmidt, who died April 1.
Gay rights, the White House Correspondents Dinner, and a potential scandal involving Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton were among the topics discussed Sunday on a national television news show by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
Most members of the Fort Smith Board of Directors were hesitant to speculate about funding a trail plan if an upcoming 5% diversion tax fails to gain voter approval, but several would consider redirecting tax revenue now received by the Fort Smith Parks Department toward building out a proposed 3
The group seeking renewal of Fort Smith’s 1% sales tax for street work and a 5% cut of that tax for trail and greenway work raised $5,000 in March to cover campaign costs. A Crawford County group seeking a 1% sales renewal raised just short of $5,000 for its campaign.
Oral arguments in the case of State of West Virginia vs. Federal Environmental Protection Agency began Thursday morning (April 16) in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The hearing was slated to last 80 minutes.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson has a 63% favorable rating among registered voters in Arkansas, while President Barack Obama ranks much lower at 38%, according to a poll commissioned by Talk Business & Politics, Hendrix College and Impact Management Group.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson appointed three special justices to the state’s Supreme Court to hear a case involving same-sex marriage in Arkansas. Hutchinson also appointed several people from the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas areas to prominent state boards and special judicial service.
A majority of Arkansans believe K-12 education in the state is on the wrong track, but they like their local schools. That’s according to the findings of a new poll commissioned by Talk Business & Politics, Hendrix College and Impact Management Group.
Former Arkansas First Lady, U.S. First Lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is jumping in the 2016 Presidential race seeking the Democratic nomination for the first time since her failed 2008 bid.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that the consensus reached on extending the private option for two years while a task force studies its replacement was the “miracle of the session,” and he does not regret his role in initially advancing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson told a group of startup executives and entrepreneurs visiting Little Rock that one of his educational visions is for 20% of Arkansas students to eventually take computer coding classes while in high school.