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State Capitol in review - May 4, 2016

May 04, 2016 8:49am

The appropriation for Medicaid services was one of first three measures enacted by the legislature during the 2016 fiscal session.

Not long after the spending bill became law the Senate...

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Letter: Keith Greene

Jul 01, 2015 8:53am

After reading an article in the Alma Journal published Wednesday, June 17, I offer these thoughts to the citizens of Alma.

The pay proposal for the position of fire chief is not a new event...

Another perspective - June 20, 2015

Jun 20, 2015 4:05am

Does the U.S. economy do better under Democratic or Republican presidents? The Republican party has been very successful selling its free market, low tax, trickle-down and deregulation ideas to...

View from the bottom rung - June 13, 2015

Jun 13, 2015 4:05am

Hitler: you’ve heard of him of course. He lived within the lifetime of your parents or grandparents and his name is still tossed about in hotly contested no holds barred politics, right up there...

State Capitol in review - June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015 9:42am

During the three-day special session the legislature enacted 12 bills. Some acts are duplicates because they began as identical versions of Senate or House bills.

Act 4 moves up the date of...

Legislative digest - June 10, 2015

Jun 10, 2015 9:41am

Every session the legislature explores ways to make our roads and highways a safer place for you and your family. Each year close to 500 people die on Arkansas roadways. So this week as many of...

Another perspective - June 6, 2015

Jun 06, 2015 4:05am

A child molester is defined as any older child or adult who touches a child, 13-years-of-age or younger, for his or her own sexual gratification. To meet the medically accepted definition of a...

State Capitol in review - June 3, 2015

Jun 03, 2015 1:43pm

The legislature completed a special session after voting to issue $87 million in bonds for a proposed industrial development project in south Arkansas that would manufacture the next generation of...

View from the bottom rung - May 30, 2015

May 30, 2015 4:05am

There’s bad news and there’s good news. Bad news is that my storm refuge had a foot of water when I checked it after a week of gully washers. Good news is that I pumped it down to four inches...

Another perspective - May 23, 2015

May 23, 2015 4:05am

Crazy conspiracy theories have swirled around Barack Obama like no other politician before him. A Public Policy Poll indicates that 26 percent of American voters are so unhinged from reality that...

Letter: Reflection on years at Butterfield Trail Middle School

May 16, 2015 4:05am

There are quiet, unassuming people that come into your life that play a significant part in your growth as a person. These people lead by phenomenal example and tireless dedication. My life was...

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