LITTLE ROCK — After surviving an effort this year to defund them, the Common Core State Standards may come under attack again in the legislative session that begins in January.
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LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission voted unanimously Friday to issue a $250 fine and a public letter of caution to the ballot question committee Let Arkansas Decide for failing to disclose all required information on financial reports.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe will leave office next month, but his image will remain at the state Capitol in the form of his official portrait.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved hiring a Russellville-based consultant to advise lawmakers on ways to control soaring costs in the teachers’ and state employees’ health insurance systems.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped to 5.8 percent in November, according to labor statistics released Friday.
WASHINGTON — Banks will be able to encourage customer to take a chance on saving under legislation that President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK — A newly created citizens’ commission charged with setting pay levels for elected state officials held its first meeting Thursday and signaled it would not rush to make any decisions on salary amounts.
LITTLE ROCK — Two former state Department of Human Services employees are among three people indicted on federal charges of conspiring to steal money from a government program that provides summer meals to children.
WASHINGTON — Rep.-elect Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has filled out his congressional staff, on Thursday announcing seven hires who will work out of district offices in Arkansas.
WASHINGTON — Arkansas ranked last in the nation for its ability to handle outbreaks of severe infectious diseases, according to a report released Thursday by a nonprofit health advocacy group.