LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in August, according to monthly campaign finance reports filed Monday with the secretary of state’s office.
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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Human Services on Monday requested federal approval of proposed changes to the so-called private option, the state’s version of Medicaid expansion.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was “doing well” Monday after having a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication and being taken to a hospital, a spokesman said.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court should reverse a circuit judge’s ruling that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office argued Monday in a court filing.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday appointed a replacement for a Faulkner County circuit judge who was removed by the state Supreme Court for misconduct.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace Board made a major decision in the past week, while the debate over private option heated up with the release of a report arguing the program will not be budget-neutral for the federal government.
LITTLE ROCK — Members of the Arkansas Fire Protection Licensing Board told a legislative committee on Friday that a lack of training was the reason they did not notice irregularities in the former executive director’s handling of the board’s finances.
Arkansas Tech University in Russellville on Friday reported a preliminary 11th day enrollment of 12,003 students for the fall 2014 semester, a 5.6 percent increase over fall 2013.
LITTLE ROCK — A former Cedarville city official apparently altered documents and forged signatures to cover the misappropriation of nearly $300,000 in city funds over a period of about six years, state auditors told the Legislative Joint Auditing Committee on Friday.
WASHINGTON — Arkansas members of Congress agree that the United States must take action to destroy jihadist forces spread across Syria and Iraq but aren’t all convinced that President Obama has a winning strategy.