WASHINGTON — Three candidates are looking to represent Arkansas’ 1st District in Congress, which includes Jonesboro and the farming communities that make up the state’s eastern Delta region.
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LITTLE ROCK — With the governor’s race entering the final stretch, Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Friday the launch of a coalition of female supporters called “Women for Asa.”
LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe announced Friday he has appointed Shirley A. Tyson as interim director of the Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology.
LITTLE ROCK — A landscape architect and an auto refinish technician who performs shows as Elvis Presley are challenging Arkansas’ incumbent land commissioner.
WASHINGTON — In what is shaping up to be one of the state’s most closely contested races in Arkansas, Democrat Patrick Hays and Republican J. French Hill are seeking election to Congress representing the state’s 2nd District that encompasses Little Rock and the suburbs around Pulaski County.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an appeal of a Jefferson County circuit judge’s ruling that the next Pine Bluff mayoral election will be in 2016.
LITTLE ROCK — A Georgia company that at one time was interested in providing consulting services to the Arkansas lottery complained Thursday that the Legislature violated principles of transparency and fairness by hiring a different company without taking bids.
LITTLE ROCK — Frank Allen Burkhalter, father of Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor John Burkhalter, died Thursday, Burkhalter’s campaign said in a statement.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a state-court challenge to Arkansas’ same-sex marriage ban on the same day that a federal judge hears arguments in a federal challenge to the ban.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, is seeking a third term representing the state’s northwest corner and for the second time has drawn no Democratic opponent. He is being challenged by Libertarian candidate Grant Brand of Pea Ridge.