Sunday Jun 16
Arkansas Democrats raise money, expand on jobs theme
Arkansas Democrats gathered Saturday night for their annual Jefferson-Jackson Day event.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The City Wire
Ross, Burkhalter endorse each other, push jobs plan
Mike Ross , a Democratic candidate for Arkansas Governor, and Democratic Lt. Governor candidate John Burkhalter endorsed each other during a Saturday news conference in Little Rock.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Embattled Arkansas Democrats seek boost from Bill Clinton
Arkansas Democrats are hoping Bill Clinton can help boost their chances in a state where few other national Democrats dare tread.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
John Burkhalter will run for lt. governor
Rumors had swirled for months that Burkhalter would run for governor, but I have to think that once Mike Ross got in the race, the writing was on the wall.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
John Burkhalter to Announce for 'Statewide Office' on Tuesday
Arkansas highway commissioner John Burkhalter says he will announce for statewide office on Tuesday, but which office he'll seek remains a mystery.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
State Dems back away from business tax extension
Democrats in the Washington Legislature are backing away from a plan that would have raised money by extending a business tax, as lawmakers sought an elusive budget compromise Wednesday in the final week of an overtime legislative session.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Richmond County Daily Journal
The Raleigh Report for June 1, 2013
The General Assembly slowed to a much steadier pace this week. However, the assault on North Carolina's middle class has gained momentum.
Sat May 25, 2013
Analysis: Shoffner's fall adds to Ark. Dem woes
The downfall of Treasurer Martha Shoffner , who resigned last week over accusations she took at least $36,000 in cash in exchange for steering state business to a bond broker, is maddening for Democrats who had already viewed her as another unwanted headache for their party.
Thu May 23, 2013
Mississippi aims to jail women for stillbirths, miscarriages
As a result of what Dr. Joycelyn Elders once memorably called a "love affair with the fetus," Mississippi has embarked on a path to prosecute some women in cases of stillbirth or miscarriage.
Wed May 22, 2013
Appeals court strikes down 20-week abortion ban
This is good news for abortion rights generally, though not necessarily in Arkansas since we are in a different judicial circuit.
Mon May 20, 2013
Lawmakers Calling on AR State Treasurer to Resign
A number of Arkansas political leaders are calling on Arkansas State Treasure Martha Shoffner to resign following her weekend arrest.