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Murphy named to replace ousted judge

Sep 18, 2014 2:31pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday appointed a replacement for a 20th Judicial District circuit judge who was removed by the state Supreme Court for misconduct.

Beebe appointed Conway attorney...

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Speakers list pros, cons of new EPA rules

Sep 04, 2014 3:51pm

A representative of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned last Thursday that Arkansas would be less competitive in attracting businesses with high energy needs if a proposed federal rule on carbon...

Alcohol proposal certified for ballot

Sep 04, 2014 3:51pm

A proposed constitutional amendment that would allow alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

Secretary of State Mark Martin’s office said...

Supporters of private option see encouraging signs

Sep 04, 2014 3:50pm

News of a projected decrease in health insurance premiums, coming on the heels of the news that Arkansas has reduced its uninsured population by nearly half, has encouraged supporters of the...

Challenge filed to stay in gay-marriage case

Aug 21, 2014 4:45pm

A pending challenge to Utah’s ban on gay marriage does not justify putting a hold on a challenge to Arkansas’ ban, according to attorneys for same-sex couples who brought the challenge in Arkansas...

State’s jobless rate 6.2% for July

Aug 21, 2014 4:43pm

Arkansas’ unemployment rate was 6.2 percent in July, according to labor statistics released Monday.

The state Department of Workforce Services said a month ago that 6.2 percent was the state...

Group backing higher wages turns in more signatures

Aug 21, 2014 4:43pm

A group seeking to place on the November ballot an initiated act to raise the state minimum wage submitted what it said were 69,070 additional signatures in support of the measure to the secretary...

Martin pays back tax, penalties

Aug 21, 2014 4:43pm

Secretary of State Mark Martin on Monday paid Benton County $2,100 for improperly taking a homestead tax credit on two houses at the same time.

The Blue Hog Report blog reported Friday that...

Some justices asked to recuse from same-sex marriage case

Aug 07, 2014 3:57pm

A group of same-sex couples who challenged Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage argued Monday that members of the state Supreme Court who plan to seek re-election should recuse from hearing an...

Getting rid of unwanted solicitors

Aug 07, 2014 3:57pm

Sometimes, it’s hard to say “no” when a salesman knocks on your door or when a telemarketer calls during dinner. And sometimes, aggressive solicitors won’t take no for an answer.

Attorney...

Attorney general asks to intervene in tax lawsuit

Jul 31, 2014 4:33pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging a tax exemption that lawmakers provided to the oil and gas industry earlier this year.

The attorney...

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