The latest in challenges to the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, the end of Mike Maggio as a judge, a new poll that puts Arkansas ahead of all other states, the governor’s race and the environment and the latest controversy surrounding the Little Rock City Board — all covered on this week's early edition of the Week in Review podcast.
The Arkansas GOP’s role in and reaction to the Republican National Convention, the trial of former health care provider Ted Suhl, the next steps for the challenge to the state’s death penalty secrecy law and more — all covered on this week's podcast. /more/
An observer reports from a legislative committee meeting this morning at which the State Police made a case for more money for child abuse hotline operators and investigators. A Republican actually said he might vote for children's needs before a tax cut. /more/
Matt Campbell, the Blue Hog Report blogger and Little Rock lawyer, has been notified that the state Ethics Commission will hold a probable cause hearing on his ethics complaint against on-the-job campaigning by Gov. Asa Hutchinson. /more/
Clayton Johnson, a high school teacher who's long taken an interest in City Hall affairs, says he's firmed up plans to run against incumbent Gene Fortson for the at-large Postion 9 seat on the Little Rock City Board of Directors. /more/
Gov. Asa Hutchinson, who was a House manager of Bill Clinton's impeachment, has discouraged the Republican National Convention from delving into Clinton's sexual past, as Donald Trump has said he would do. /more/
The Arkansas GOP’s role in and reaction to the Republican National Convention, the trial of former health care provider Ted Suhl, the next steps for the challenge to the state’s death penalty secrecy law and more — all covered on this week's podcast.
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart, in the past warm toward Mike Huckabee, ripped him Monday night on his criticism of people who live on the coasts, his attack on Beyonce and his latest "book" in general — "it ain't Shakespeare," Stewart said.
With Board chair Sam Ledbetter breaking a 4-4 tie, the state Board of Education today voted to take over the entire Little Rock School District for the academic distress of six of the district's schools.