Gov. Asa Hutchinson defended removal of any mention of pre-k from party platform, said that the current funding will continue, and that he will "work with the legislature to determine what additional funding should go to pre-k."
A fight could be brewing over regulation of puppy mills, with legislation planned to better protect dogs and opposition already underway from a state representative who makes a living working with commercial dog breeders.
The poorer you are, the harder state and local tax burdens hit Arkansas taxpayers. And Gov. Asa Hutchinson's tax-cut plan won't do much to ameliorate that, giving no benefits at all to the bottom 40 percent of Arkansas taxpayers.
On residency requirements for LRPD officers and why many of his officers choose to live outside the city, community policing, mass incarceration, juvenile justice, assault rifles and gun control and more.
The leadership of the Arkansas Arts Center announced at its annual meeting and luncheon today that it has just completed its sixth year in the black, continuing its recovery from a budget black hole created by an expensive blockbuster exhibition, "World of the Pharaohs."
By a vote of 20-3, Metroplan's Regional Planning Advisory Committee today voted against lifting the Central Arkansas transit plan's limit of six through-lanes on interstates to accommodate the state highway department's plan to widen Interstate 30.
The newly formed group that opposes medical marijuana filed a court challenge today of the initiated act approved for the ballot on the ground that the ballot title approved by Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is misleading.
David Koon has a good interview with Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner for this week's Arkansas Times Highlights include his statement that many police officers might choose to live elsewhere because the crime rate here is too high.