16 min ago
Johnny Key leaving Senate; says votes lacking on broadband change
Thrusday will be the last day in the state Senate for Republican Johnny Key of Mountain Home, who'll start a job Friday as lobbyist for the University of Arkansas System the next week.
5 hrs ago
Zilkha Biomass Energy Announces $90 Million Facility, 52 Jobs in Monticello
Zilkha Biomass Energy announced Wednesday morning its plans to build a $90 million facility in Monticello that will create 52 jobs.
9 hrs ago
Re Asa's tax problem: No whining allowed
Enough is on the record to let everyone decide how much blame to lay on Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Huthchnson for cheating on property taxes for for four years and then taking corrective steps when it was time to run for governor.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Storm Victims in Three AR Counties Eligible for State Aid
Governor Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor's Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of the severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of June.
Behind the News
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education will use $1.6 million of the state's "rainy-day funds" to pay for a larger-than-usual number of Governor's Distinguished Scholarships this year.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Log Cabin Democrat
Arkansas Counties receive Federal Disaster declarations
United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made Secretarial disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties that suffered losses due to flash flooding, excessive rain, high winds, hail, and dangerous lightning beginning on June 29, 2014, and continuing.
Rep. Tom Cotton praises disaster relief program he voted against
Rep. Tom Cotton , who is challenging Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas this November, sent out a press release yesterday celebrating the speedy approval of disaster relief funds for Arkansas farmers impacted by crop losses after recent flooding .
Beebe, telecomm companies fight over broadband
You get the distinct impression that Gov. Mike Beebe is pushing to deliver legislation to allow public schools to hook into an existing state broadband network before he leaves office at the end of the year.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Tom Cotton Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against
Sen. Mark Pryor's re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers affected by floods, even though Cotton voted against the 2014 and 2013 Farm Bills.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Arkansas Venture Center Names Operations Team
Gov. Mike Beebe helped officially launch the AVC in May. The AVC on Wednesday announced its operations team funded through a state matching grant.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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)