Summertime in Arkansas
With Gov. Beebe leading an economic development mission in Europe, this week's column is presented by Richard Davies, Director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.
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Asbury Park Press
Christie to campaign in Arkansas in August
Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Saturday at his state Republican Party's annual convention that Christie would be visiting to help raise funds for his campaign on August 27th, according to the Associated Press .
Batesville Daily Guard
Louisiana crew targets 4th WR canoe race title in row
Going up? Independence County received a $150,000 County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant to install an elevator at the 1940 courthouse.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Greetings from Prague - and an open line
It's another uncommonly cool day in Arkansas - 71 at mid-afternoon at my place - so who'd want to flee Little Rock this week.
Christie, Romney to stump for Hutchinson
Hutchinson on Saturday announced that Romney and Christie were coming to Arkansas for separate fundraisers for his bid for Arkansas governor.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Business Journal: Baptist Health breaks ground for new hospital
Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was on hand for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Baptist Health-Conway hospital, which is slated to open in 2016 in Conway.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Lobbying continues for change in broadband law
FASTERArkansas , the ad hoc group formed to promote broadband service for public schools, continues its intensive lobbying for a change in state law to allow the state to provide broadband service to schools.
TeleTech Announces New Customer Experience Site in Jonesboro, Arkansas
TeleTech Holdings, Inc. , a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, today announced its expansion in Arkansas with a new customer experience site in Jonesboro.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
RGA to spend $100M in final 100 days
With $70 million cash on hand, RGA executive director Phil Cox said Wednesday afternoon that the group will have enough to defend its incumbents while investing in potential pick-up opportunities.
Log Cabin Democrat
AHPP awards grant for Faulkner County Historic Preservation Project
Governor Mike Beebe announced today that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties - including Faulkner County - through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Ross edges Hutchinson in June fundraising
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross raised more than $296,000 last month, edging out his Republican rival while also spending more than twice as much as he brought in, campaign finance reports filed Tuesday showed.
Governor Appoints Parker to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Gov. Mike Beebe has named Andrew Parker of Little Rock as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission .
Arkansas Governor Tries To Muzzle Opposition To State's ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion
By Josh Archambault and Chris Cinquemani . Mr. Archambault is a Senior Fellow, Mr. Cinquemani directs communications at the Foundation for Government Accountability.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Mike Beebe's last hurrah
The Arkansas Democratic Party will trade on Gov. Mike Beebe's enduring popularity - and, presumably, cash the chits he can call in from deep pockets for favors done - in hopes of fueling a big Jefferson-Jackson turnout to fill party accounts with money for a fall political campaign that could be Republicans' first big hurrah.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Northwest Arkansas Volunteers Pick Trash At Beaver Lake
Beaver Lake covers 28,370 acres. About three-fourths of the lake is in Benton County; the rest is in Carroll County.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Arkansas candidates debating before press group
The four candidates for Arkansas governor are squaring off in a debate hosted by a group representing the state's daily and weekly newspapers.
Twister path draws volunteers, Beebe
Chandler Belew, 19, looks out a window on Thursday in the family room being rebuilt in the home he shares with his parents, Donnie and Stacy Belew, near Mayflower.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Progressive Democratic group starts Arkansas operation
I should have included this with the earlier item about a hopeful report on Southern Democratic candidates.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The City Wire
Parker named to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
Gov. Mike Beebe has named Andrew Parker of Little Rock as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Beebe names former aide to hunting, fishing panel
Gov. Mike Beebe has appointed a lobbyist for the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce and former aide to the state commission that regulates hunting and fishing.