WASHINGTON — The House voted last week to prohibit federal funding for most abortions as a part of permanent law.
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LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson said last week he wants the state Legislature to move away from what has become a yearly debate over the so-called private option and take a longer view of health care reform.
WASHINGTON – Fresh off his own Senate victory, Arkansas Republican Tom Cotton will help recruit and support the next crop of GOP contenders for the U.S. Senate in 2016.
WASHINGTON — The Arkansas congressional delegation is weighing in on the controversial Plains & Eastern Clean Line Transmission Project.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Friday dismissed a complaint against Attorney General Leslie Rutledge that alleged she violated state campaign finance laws by appearing in an outside group’s ad.
HanesBrands announced a $1.5 million investment at its Clarksville facility Thursday that will return its hosiery line from Honduras and bring in 120 jobs.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge wants the state Supreme Court to hear oral arguments a second time in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban.
FORT SMITH — A report recommending closure of the Booneville Human Development Center has drawn concern from a statewide, not-for-profit parent-guardian association that represents each of the state’s five human development facilities.
WASHINGTON — With tens of thousands participating in the annual March for Life on Thursday, House Republican leaders had hoped to send a strong signal of pro-life support by adopting a 20-week abortion ban similar to one already on the books in Arkansas. That didn’t happen.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Senate on Thursday approved a bill containing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed middle-class tax, cut despite vocal opposition by two of the bill’s co-sponsors who objected to the timing.