TULSA — With the turmoil in the Middle East and rising prices at the fuel pump, ways to secure cost-effective sources of fuel have been much in question. But a summit held Wednesday in Tulsa, Okla., offered an answer.
Fort Smith will host a delegation from the Chinese city of Jining on Oct. 3 and 4, according to Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders. Sanders made the announcement at the end of the Tuesday (Sept. 18) Fort Smith Board of Directors meeting.
The Department of Workforce Services received a $1.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, to provide employment, training and supportive services to veterans around the state.
Gov. Mike Beebe's (D) decision to support an expansion of the state's Medicaid program is re-igniting a health care debate likely to play out in this year's legislative elections and next year's budget process.
Fort Smith residents in Ward 4 received updates on relevant fire department, streets and drainage, and water and sewer projects at the Ward 4 neighborhood meeting on Tuesday (Sept. 11), as the city government continued its “Progress as Promised” campaign.
Moody’s Investors Service said it may join Standard & Poor’s in downgrading the U.S.’s credit rating unless Congress next year reduces the percentage of debt- to-gross-domestic-product during budget negotiations.
The Fort Smith Board of Directors reviewed proposed amendments for how initiatives and referendums are handled within the city on Tuesday (Sept. 11) during a study session at the Main Library branch on Rogers Ave.
Payrolls rose less than projected in August and the unemployment rate was unexpectedly driven down by Americans leaving the labor force, boosting the odds of additional Federal Reserve easing to spur a faltering recovery.
Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, says the Arkansas Legislature should focus first on creating jobs before addressing tax rate changes — a stance that is a slight departure from his peers within the Republican Party of Arkansas.
State Rep. Hudson Hallum (D-Marion) today resigned his House seat and withdrew as a candidate in the 2012 election after entering a guilty plea on a federal charge related to his 2011 special election.