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State Capitol in review - Dec. 17, 2014

Dec 17, 2014 11:28am

A new federal grant will provide $15 million each of the next four years to expand the Arkansas Better Chance Program, aimed at providing pre-K schooling for more children. The money will allow an...

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Letter: Vote Blake

Oct 15, 2014 11:31am

I am happy to see Max Blake is running for mayor of Van Buren again. My husband and I will be voting for him.

We tried to vote for him in the election four years ago and even went to the...

Another perspective - Oct. 11, 2014

Oct 11, 2014 4:06am

Political ad: “On our family farm we have a few dozen head of cattle and one old guy with a head full of common sense—my dad. He taught me early, farmers can’t spend more than they take in, and I...

Letter: Thanks to Joe Miller

Oct 08, 2014 8:12am

We visited in your town around Sept. 5. While there, we visited Gunslinger’s Mall and had a really good visit, listened to lot of history stories and some...

State Capitol in review

Oct 08, 2014 8:11am

Revenue offices in the state have reported fees collected for September dipped below the expected amounts by nearly $10 million. It was $2.1 million below same month last year. The droop in sales...

Legislative digest - Oct. 8, 2014

Oct 08, 2014 8:10am

The regular session of 2015 is still a few months away, but this week we will begin the process of establishing the budget for the next fiscal year. Regular sessions are scheduled to last 60 days...

View from the bottom rung - Oct. 4, 2014

Oct 04, 2014 4:06am

The devil made me do it

The devil caused it all

My soul was perfect in every...

State Capitol in review - Oct. 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014 4:05am

I attended the groundbreaking for the state’s first Amendment 82 super project, Big River Steel. This is the state’s first time to use this process to land a super project.

The $1.3 billion...

Legislative digest - Oct. 1, 2014

Oct 01, 2014 4:05am

The issue of alcohol sales in Arkansas has been highly debated dating back to the days when we were still a territory. And this election day, Arkansas voters will be asked to weigh in again on...

Another perspective - Sept. 27, 2014

Sep 27, 2014 3:34pm

“Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right; greed works. Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit. Greed, in all of its forms, greed for...

State Capitol in review - Sept. 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 12:01pm

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department opened bids for 46 projects totaling $231.5 million.

After a review of the bids, if the commission accepts all of them as submitted, they...

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