Sebastian County Judge David Hudson hopes Tuesday's (Nov. 25) meeting of the quorum court is the last related to the upcoming 2015 budget, but at least one justice of the peace may throw a wrench in Hudson's plans.
Arkansas lawmakers received a report from the Bureau of Legislative Research that outlined 8 potential options to curb prison overcrowding, including a $231 million new prison bond issue, hiring a private prison firm, and alternatives to drug sentences and re-entry programs.
Gov. Mike Beebe, a Democrat who maintains high popularity among voters even as the state shifted to Red, is having fun with his “farewell tour.” There were several serious moments during his Friday (Nov.
Supporters of Arkansas’ anti-gay marriage amendment rallied at the Capitol Wednesday, the day before the Arkansas Supreme Court and a U.S. district judge were to hear oral arguments on Judge Chris Piazza’s ruling that struck it down.
Crawford County's general fund budget deficit for fiscal year 2015 has narrowed by more than $100,000, but the quorum court still has to find a way to cut $229,000 from its budget within the next 30 days. County Judge John Hall said the court will meet Thursday night (Nov.
Freezing weather and the potential for winter precipitation did not deter hundreds of people from waiting in line for almost two hours to get a glimpse of former President George W. Bush at his book signing in Bentonville on Saturday, (Nov. 15).
A recent study of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals in Arkansas by the Human Rights Campaign ranks Fayetteville highest in the state on its new Municipal Equality Index, even as the city prepares for a vote Dec.
Former Sebastian County Circuit Clerk Ken Blevins failed to score a win in a lawsuit filed last year against County Judge David Hudson after a judge ruled in favor of Hudson. Sebastian County and the Association of Arkansas Counties were also named defendants in the suit.