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Stories with person: Mike Beebe
  • Analysis: Amendments expand Arkansas session beyond budget 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 2:01 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - When Arkansas voters eight years ago mandated the Legislature meet annually, the plan was for lawmakers to take up a wide range of issues one year and focus primarily on the budget the next. The same voters can be forgiven if they see little daylight between the two types of sessions nowadays.

  • Thornton, who helped draft Nixon impeachment articles, dies 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 4:23 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Ray Thornton, a former Arkansas congressman who helped draft articles of impeachment against then-President Richard Nixon, led two state universities and served on the Arkansas Supreme Court, has died. He was 87.