WASHINGTON — John Paul Hammerschmidt, one of Arkansas’s longest-serving and most respected congressmen, died Wednesday at age 92.
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LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House on Wednesday gave final passage to a bill to require the placement of a 10 Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has hired Vivian Moeglein to serve as his chief of staff.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas state senators worked into the night Wednesday to craft and approve alternatives to a controversial bill on legal protection for religious beliefs.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill that seeks to put the state in a position to resume executions cleared a Senate committee Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — A bill to require a review of American history prior to 1820 in history, civic, or social studies classes in middle or high school received a House committee’s endorsement Tuesday.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Parole Board said Tuesday it has recommended executive clemency for a man who was convicted of first-degree murder in Logan County 26 years ago.
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Leslie Rutledge on Tuesday certified the wording of a proposed initiated act that would amend the Arkansas Civil Rights Act of 1993 to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, if approved by voters.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. Tom Cotton and John Boozman issued statements Tuesday criticizing the Obama administration for extending nuclear talks with Iran beyond March.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas House on Tuesday gave final passage to a bill that supporters say will protect religious freedom and opponents say will protect discrimination.