LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Wednesday asked a federal judge to keep Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage in place.
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, was one of just five House members on Wednesday who voted against a $16.3 billion bill crafted in response to a VA hospital scandal over long waiting lists and falsified records.
LITTLE ROCK — A state senator is resigning to begin work as a lobbyist for the University of Arkansas System.
WASHINGTON — The House on a voice vote approved legislation that would increase the number of visas available to Afghans who assisted the United States in Operation Enduring Freedom.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked action on a bill that Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., had unveiled last week as a key component of his job-growth agenda.
LITTLE ROCK — Republican candidate for governor Asa Hutchinson gave Pulaski County $1,750 on Wednesday for improperly claiming homestead tax credits in the county.
LITTLE ROCK — Houston-based Zilkha Biomass Energy said Wednesday it will spend $90 million to open a biomass wood pellet manufacturing plant in Monticello that will employ 52 people.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality Director Teresa Marks will retire on Sept. 30, the agency said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Solar, wind and other alternative energy businesses in Arkansas are supporting a plan by the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Ethics Commission on Tuesday ordered a Republican state House candidate to pay a $150 fine and issued a public letter of caution to him for failing to file required reports in past campaigns.