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Updated Feb 11, 2015 at 11:02 AM

With the marquee items out of the way, the Arkansas General Assembly has begun to turn its attention to the practical pursuits of prison policy; but, whether the solution will be as stress free as the agreements hammered out on taxes and healthcare remains to be seen.

Updated Feb 3, 2015 at 8:45 AM

The budget buzz from Little Rock almost 30 days into a Republican-dominated legislative session is that both Democrats and Republicans can live with what Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson has proposed in both taxes and spending.

Updated Jan 27, 2015 at 9:03 AM

The WPA Gym at Historic Washington was abuzz Saturday as the annual Volunteer Banquet was held to recognize all the volunteers who help make Historic Washington State Park the winner it is.

Updated Jan 26, 2015 at 11:07 AM

It's not that Southwest Arkansas legislators want to oppose a so-called middle class tax cut; but, the prospect of passing out a $100 million tax cut package before seeing the nuts and bolts of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's accompanying budget is leaving...

Updated Jan 14, 2015 at 10:55 AM

Arkansas' first Republican governor to take office with a completely Republican state government called for bipartisan “common ground” Tuesday in Little Rock a day after the Republican-dominated 90th Arkansas General Assembly convened.

Updated Jan 13, 2015 at 8:48 AM

Proposed changes to the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery and its scholarship system will have a significant impact upon institutions such as the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana if adopted in the 90th Arkansas General Assembly...

Updated Jan 9, 2015 at 9:54 AM

Prick an Arkansas legislator and he or she will bleed budget green; it's all about the money as the 90th Arkansas General Assembly prepares to convene next week.

Posted Dec 28, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Arkansas highway officials say three road projects set for 2015 won't go out for bids next month amid questions about federal funding.

Posted Dec 20, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Travelers will come across 28 miles of lane closures on major Arkansas roads during the upcoming holiday season.

Posted Dec 13, 2014 at 12:01 AM

Outgoing Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Wednesday that he's starting a private law firm with two of his top assistants when he leaves office next month.

Updated Dec 10, 2014 at 9:58 AM

U. S. Senator Mark Pryor, D-Ar., delivered his Senate valedictory in a floor speech offered Monday.

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