LITTLE ROCK — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ voter ID law said in a court filing Wednesday that they, and all Arkansas voters, will be irreparably harmed if a judge does not bar enforcement of the law before the May 20 primary and nonpartisan election.
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LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences announced Tuesday the hiring of a new director for its Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy and the receipt of $20 million in contributions for the institute.
FORT SMITH — The Arkansas Tech University Board of Trustees unanimously elected Robin E. Bowen on Tuesday to be ATU’s next president, according to an ATU news release.
LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton defended the position he took on the farm bill during a speech Tuesday at a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Arkansas Farm Bureau, which opposed Cotton’s position on the issue.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman received an outpouring of prayers and well wishes from Republicans and Democrats in and out of Arkansas on Tuesday after undergoing heart surgery at a hospital in Rogers.
LITTLE ROCK — More than 155,000 Arkansas have applied and been found eligible for the so-called private option, or about 70 percent of the 225,000 Arkansans estimated to qualify for the program, the state Department of Human Services said Monday.
WASHINGTON — Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton enlisted the help of his former drill sergeant to vouch for his character in a new campaign ad that will air across Arkansas for at least a week.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Democratic Party said Monday it has filed an ethics complaint against a Republican candidate for a state House seat who accepted a campaign contribution that exceeded the legal limit.
LITTLE ROCK — A few years ago, the city of McGehee turned to the Community Development Block Grant program for help in an effort to ensure that a shameful episode in American history is not forgotten.
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe and sculptor Anita Huffington will receive honorary degrees from the University of Arkansas during the university’s May 10 commencement ceremony.