Cheryl Gilmore, an advocate for new animal control laws in Fort Smith, has said she will work to recall Fort Smith City Director-elect Keith Lau as soon as the law allows because of Lau’s comments during a Dec. 18 Fort Smith Board of Directors meeting.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel – whose 2014 gubernatorial bid has been threatened by his admission of an “inappropriate” relationship with a Hot Springs attorney – released a smattering of documents after the close of business on Friday night.
Former Republican U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson, a potential GOP candidate for Arkansas Governor in 2014, appeared today (Dec. 21) at a National Rifle Association (NRA) press conference saying he will lead an initiative to study putting armed guards in schools.
Uncertainty reigns supreme as the 2013 Arkansas legislative session approaches. There are many big issues to address in a timely manner, and most will not be settled until the last days of the legislative session.
The persistent low price of natural gas and the move by energy producers to produce higher-margin domestic oil and other liquids has pushed Arkansas severance tax collections lower more than 33% for the first 10 months of 2012.
Members of Arkansas’ Congressional delegation on Wednesday said they are “extremely disheartened” about that a compromise on cuts in the U.S. defense budget do not include a plan to retain the A-10 mission for the 188th Fighter Wing.
Fort Chaffee Redevelopment Authority (FCRA) Executive Director Ivy Owen received a $25,000 bonus and a two-year contract extension on Monday (Dec. 17) following board approval of a $418,000 land sale to First Baptist Church.
President Barack Obama said that the nation was “left with some hard questions” in the aftermath of a Connecticut elementary school massacre and must take action in the memory of the 20 children and six adults killed there.
The Central Business Improvement District (CBID) okayed color and design schemes for restoration of the Sparks Theater exterior in downtown Fort Smith on 10th Street and Garrison Avenue Thursday (Dec. 13).