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11 hrs ago | News Observer

Hutchinson improperly took tax credit on 2 homes

Joe Thompson, the office's chief assessment administrator, said Hutchinson claimed the $350 per year credit for homes in Benton and Pulaski counties in the tax years 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pulaski County, AR, Benton County, AR, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

21 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Democrats build campaign on minimum wage

John Lyon writes about a familiar topic - the Arkansas Democratic Party's hope to use a minimum wage increase as a key issue across the spectrum of candidates seeking office in November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Healthcare Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Why is Bob Buckhorn so subdued about Charlie Crist's campaign?

How boring: Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn is poised to skate into a second term next March without a serious challenge.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US News, Rick Scott, Representative Bill Foster, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Dennis Ross

Log Cabin Democrat

Brawner: Must the governor be a Farm Bureau member?

Do you know how to join Farm Bureau, and if you didn't, would that mean you couldn't be governor? I'm asking because, during a joint appearance Tuesday at a Farm Bureau meeting, Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross were asked if they were members.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Agriculture, Science, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Arkansas Times

Stacy Hurst tacks against GOP messaging with support for private option

My column this week questions whether there's room for a moderate in the Arkansas Republican Party.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Arkansas Times

The Pryor-Cotton debate open line

The line is open and you can see our video headline report above. Lead topic in the roundup is David Ramsey's deep and even-handed look at Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, who's challenging Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Bryant, AR

5NEWSonline.com

Governor Candidates Want Alcohol Sales Decided At Local Level

The two major-party candidates for Arkansas governor are on the same page when it comes to a statewide vote on alcohol sales.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Arkansas

Arkansas Times

Change of leadership at Walmart U.S.

Bill Smith, 54, is out after four years as CEO of Walmart U.S . and Greg Foran , who's been CEO of Walmart Asia, is in.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Little Rock, AR, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Kos

AR-Gov: Mike Ross (D) Pushes Domestic Violence Plan Inspired By HuffPost Report

The Democratic nominee for governor of Arkansas, Mike Ross, spoke out about his plan to combat domestic violence on MSNBC Wednesday, highlighting the tragic death of 21-year-old Laura Aceves as a motivating factor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas, Chris Christie, US Governors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Arkansas Times

Oops. Farmer Asa hits a boulder plowing the agri vote

The place: a Northwest Arkanass forum sponsored by the Farm Bureau . The candidates: Democrat Mike Ross and Republican Asa Hutchinson .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

NJ.com

Chris Christie adds Arkansas to travel list next month

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stopped at a diner in Greenwich Conn. while stumping for Connecticut Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Foley and was stopped by a woman who compared his kiss to one she received from former President George W. Bush, the man who appointed Christie U.S. Attorney for New Jersey.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors, Arkansas, George Bush, W.

Arkansas Times

Asa may waffle, but the private option is here to stay

Ernie Dumas gives Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson a jab for dodging a position on the private option expansion of Medicaid , while Democrat Mike Ross is loudly proclaiming his support for a plan crafted by Republican legislators.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas

The Courier

Prisons reform moving to top of '15 agenda

With prison officials seeking up to $100 million for a new facility and both gubernatorial candidates offering competing public safety plans, prison reform is moving to the top of the agenda for lawmakers when they return to the state Capitol next year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Magness, AR, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Record

Behind the News

The state's general election campaign really got under way Friday with a series of debates sponsored by the Arkansas Press Association during its annual convention in Hot Springs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Tim Griffin, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate, US Supreme Court, Drugs

Politico

Sullivan talks Alaska ties - RGA hits Schauer, Ross - Ratings...

The following newsletter is an abridged version of Campaign Pro's Morning Score.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mark Schauer, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi

Governing

A Rundown of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor Races

Among state-level races this year, the marquee contests -- as one might expect -- largely involve the governor's mansion.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Tim Griffin

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Republicans tout anti-tax message at convention

Arkansas Republicans are touting a tax-cutting, anti-regulation message and expressing confidence they'll complete a takeover of the state's top offices as they meet for their annual convention.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Arkansas Times

Tomatogate: Pryor goes all in

OK, Extremist Republican Tom Cotto n should have gone to the Pink Tomato Festival in Warren instead of rubbing elbows with Kochs and their ilk at a posh California resort.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Life, Food, Food Festival, Warren, AR, Democrat, Mark Pryor, US Senate

ArkansasBusiness.com

Officials: Up to $100M Needed for New Prison

Arkansas corrections officials told lawmakers Thursday they'll need up to $100 million to build a new prison and $25 million to operate it annually in order to ease prison overcrowding.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Magness, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

The money in the booze battles

More reports coming in to the state Ethics Commission from both sides in state and local battles over retail alcohol sales.

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Related Topix: Conway County, AR, Faulkner County, AR, Poinsett County, AR, Little Rock, AR, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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