LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislature passed one non-budget bill issue in this fiscal session, and some lawmakers say they didn’t quite get it right.
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LITTLE ROCK — The jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s bribery and extortion trial heard a recording Friday in which Shoffner tells a broker that she lied under oath about receiving money from him and will take the truth to her grave.
LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel endorsed a bill Friday that sets out a $5 billion state budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
LITTLE ROCK — A legislative panel on Thursday endorsed a plan to spend nearly $22 million of the state’s projected $125 million budget surplus, settling on a handful of the more than $90 million in projects that legislators and Gov. Mike Beebe had proposed.
LITTLE ROCK — A former subordinate of former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner testified in federal court Thursday that she warned Shoffner that placing a large portion of the state’s bond business in the hands of one broker would raise red flags with auditors, but that Shoffner shrugged off her concerns.
WASHINGTON — The Arkansas delegation is supporting calls for a boost in natural gas exports as part of a national response to Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine.
WASHINGTON — The Senate unanimously confirmed Fayetteville lawyer Timothy L. Brooks to the federal bench on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Members of Arkansas’ congressional delegation sat down Wednesday with a representative of the 188th Fighter Wing/Fort Chaffee Community Council who said the transition from a flying to drone mission is proceeding as anticipated.
LITTLE ROCK — With the debate over the private option out of the way, state legislators are focused on completing the state budget process.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal prosecutor told the jury in former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s extortion and bribery trial Wednesday that it would hear testimony that Shoffner often complained about her income before beginning to accept bribes from a broker.