- Arkansas governor signs highway plan into law Updated: May-23-16 4:15 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law Monday his plan to raise nearly $50 million for the state's highways in the coming year, an approach that opponents say could create future budget problems by relying heavily on one-time money.
- Analysis: Bathroom debate could roil 2017 Arkansas session Updated: May-21-16 11:01 am
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Legislature avoided a fight during its special session on highways over which restrooms transgender people could use, but lawmakers on both side of the issue say it'll certainly be on the agenda when they return to the Capitol next year.
- The Latest: Lawmakers OK effort to protect Medicaid plan Updated: May-20-16 2:03 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Latest on Arkansas' special legislative session focused on highway funding (all times local):
- Hutchinson: Transgender bathroom debate likely next year Updated: May-19-16 5:43 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday he's opposed to taking up legislation during this week's session regarding which restrooms transgender people can use, but says he expects the issue to come up when lawmakers return next year.
- Arkansas lawmakers consider plan to raise taxes for highways Updated: May-08-16 1:02 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Four Arkansas senators say they are working on legislation that would raise the state's gas and diesel taxes to pay for improving roads.
- Hutchinson unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this year Updated: May-05-16 6:32 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that he's unlikely to proceed this year with his plan to end Arkansas' practice of honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day.
- Arkansas court hears arguments in judicial retirement case Updated: May-05-16 4:36 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An attorney for four judges told the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday that the Legislature circumvented the state constitution when it passed a law eliminating retirement benefits for judges who are elected at age 70 or older.
- Chairs of Arkansas GOP, Democrats agree on health care plan Updated: May-03-16 4:50 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The chairmen of Arkansas' largest political parties managed to agree on how legislators put together a Medicaid expansion plan that uses federal dollars to buy health care insurance for poorer residents.
- Arkansas revenue above 2015 figures, forecast in April Updated: May-03-16 1:26 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas finance officials say strong individual income tax collections and lower than expected tax refunds kept the state's revenue in April above both the forecast and the same month last year.
- Arkansas Republicans select 12 delegates to GOP convention Updated: Apr-30-16 6:49 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Republicans have met in each of the state's four congressional districts to select 12 delegates to the GOP National Convention in July.
- Attempt to restrict use of welfare benefits stalls Updated: Apr-28-16 5:37 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - An attempt in Arkansas to limit how welfare recipients can spend their benefits has stalled before a legislative panel.
- Carlson to headline fundraiser for Arkansas Republicans Updated: Apr-25-16 12:19 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Political writer and commentator Tucker Carlson is headlining a fundraiser for the Arkansas Republican Party next month.