The no-good nine and Nate Bell who’re working to destroy the private option, Gilbert Baker’s fundraising for Republicans, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin’s entrance into the lieutenant governor's race and the growing support for marriage equality across the country
The week is over and the line is open. Some final notes include a college esssay on love by Rep. Tom Cotton and more on the historical case that a 75 percent vote for appropriation bills isn't necessary.
David Goins of Fox 16 Tweets the breaking news that a Pulaski circuit judge has struck down the state's new lethal injection law because it gives too much to discretion to the Correction Department in application.
Steve Teske, a Lutheran pastor in Alexander and an archive assistant at the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, dropped boy today to deliver a news release that he'll announce next week as a Republican candidate for Pulaski County judge.
Matt Campbell, a Little Rock lawyer, said he filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit today against the Little Rock School District for its failure to provide personnel records of Teresa Gordon, a media specialist at Jefferson Elementary.
More details emerge about a dispute between the Little Rock school administration and a group of teachers. It's more indication that leaving Dexter Suggs in charge of a district in state receivership — with no school board oversight — could prove problematic.
Ann Clemmer tells the Democrat-Gazette she's given "background information" in the federal probe into Mike Maggio and illicit campaign contributions. This naturally raises questions for others who benefitted from money raised by a state senator implicated in the scandal, including Supreme Court Associate Justice Rhonda Wood.
Blue Hog Report has mined another interesting report out of public record. He's found a copy of the doctoral dissertation of Dexter Suggs, interim superintendent of the Little Rock School District, and compared it with another writer's work and found verbatim similarities.
I believe I'll check KATV tonight. The Education Department continued its silence today on what Education Commissioner Johnny Key intends to do, if anything about Dexter Suggs, kept on as interim school superintendent of the Little Rock District after the state booted the school board and took over the district.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s appointment of two special justices to hear an offshoot of the same-sex marriage case who have obvious conflicts, Hillary Clinton’s presidential candidacy, Dexter Suggs’ no good, very bad week, the Little Rock Board of Directors and a nondiscrimination ordinance and the Pulaski County school desegregation case — all covered on this week's edition.
According to multiple sources familiar with the family, Mauricio and Cathy Torres, the Bella Vista couple arrested earlier this month for the rape and murder of their 6-year-old child, had at least five other children removed from their custody by a Jonesboro court in 2004 or 2005.