LITTLE ROCK — The House and Senate gave final passage Wednesday to a $5 billion state budget bill, sending it to the governor and completing the regular business of Arkansas’ third fiscal session — although they may have one more issue to consider.
LITTLE ROCK — Unusually severe weather and limited manpower and equipment hampered efforts to clear backed-up traffic that left some interstate highway travelers stranded overnight earlier this month, state highway and police officials told a legislative panel Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The House and Senate approved identical versions of the state budget bill Tuesday, clearing the way for both chambers to give each other’s bills final approval and wrap up the work of the fiscal session on Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s extortion and bribery trial viewed Monday a hidden-camera video of Shoffner accepting one of her infamous pie-box deliveries of cash from a broker.
LITTLE ROCK — Poultry processing company Peco Foods said Monday it will spend about $165 million to build new facilities in Clay and Randolph counties in northeastern Arkansas and create about 1,000 new jobs.