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View from the bottom rung - Sept. 6, 2014

Sep 10, 2014 11:39am

Can’t be passive in a violent world and expect to survive. Tranquility may be the substance of things hoped for, but in reality violence is the name of the game. Setting the standard is the...

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State Capitol in review - Feb. 5, 2014

Feb 05, 2014 11:24am

I think the biggest story this week is the weather and the snow. Everyone be very careful.

Another reminder about scams, especially over the phone or Internet. We have received several calls...

Letter: Opposition to transmission line

Feb 05, 2014 11:23am

I am writing regarding the electrical transmission line proposed by Clean Line Energy that will cross the entire width of our beautiful state. I feel the public should know both sides of this...

Another perspective - Feb. 1, 2014

Feb 01, 2014 5:05am

Arkansas became the first state to be allowed to purchase private health insurance for its poorest citizens with federal Medicaid expansion money. This was permitted despite the fact that Medicaid...

State Capitol in review - Jan. 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 11:21am

The fiscal session will begin Feb. 10. In addition to approving budgets for state government operations next year, the legislature will allocate unspent surplus funds that have built up in the...

Legislative digest - Jan. 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 11:20am

While Arkansas state tax and federal returns are not due until April 15, we know thousands of Arkansans may be filing soon in anticipation of a refund. This year, the IRS will begin processing...

View from the bottom rung

Jan 27, 2014 10:54am

Checking my Facebook account Jan. 5 there was a note from my Minnesota daughter reporting clear skies with a wind chill factor of minus 32 degrees and a forecast of minus 60. I figure a local high...

State Capitol in review

Jan 22, 2014 10:57am

Gov. Mike Beebe presented a balanced budget proposal for next year that projects more than $5 billion in general revenue spending. The proposed budget calls for an increase in spending next year...

Legislative digest - Jan. 15, 2014

Jan 15, 2014 11:50am

On Feb. 10, we will be convening for the Fiscal Session of 2014. This will be only the third time in the state’s history that we have met solely for the purpose of the budget and appropriations....

State Capitol in review

Jan 15, 2014 11:49am

Lt. Gov. Mark Darr will resign as of Feb. 1, according to a statement he issued. He was fined by the Ethics Commission for violations of state ethics laws and regulations concerning campaign funds...

A Robin Hood Christmas

Jan 11, 2014 5:05am

Conspiracy theories are not usually a part of my digs, but have to admit some are a bit more “interesting” then others. Yes most of us grew up with them as part of our Christian heritage which...

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