Lundstrum pushes ahead on efforts to limit minimum wage hike

Lundstrum pushes ahead on efforts to limit minimum wage hike

March 18, 2019
Rep. Robin Lundstrum (R-Elm Springs), despite opposition from Governor Hutchinson and the state Republican Party, is proceeding with her bills to undo significant portions of the state minimum wage hike approved by voters just last November. /more/

Doris Wright has a 'charge to keep' in Ward 6

March 4, 2019
Doris Wright, in her 13 years on the city board of directors, has defined herself as a champion of life in West Central Little Rock. She has played a major role in bringing the Central Arkansas Library System’s Sidney S. McMath branch to Ward 6, and with her advocacy, the city built the $6.4 million West Central Community Center and the 25-acre West Central Sports Complex. /more/

Young adults ‘aging out’ of Arkansas foster care system struggle to adapt

February 23, 2019
Because it’s uncommon for older teenagers in foster care to be adopted, many are emancipated at age 18 or 21 without ever finding a permanent home. In the last state fiscal year, 235 young people “aged out” of the Arkansas system. Too old to be a ward of the state but unprepared to be cast out on their own, they entered adult life highly disadvantaged. /more/

Gene Fortson opposes end to at-large city directors, won't run again in 2020

February 6, 2019
Also says infrastructure problems need to be addressed. /more/

Lack of funds delays Washington County crisis stabilization unit

February 3, 2019
County judge says the county will seek private funds. /more/

What to expect from the 92nd Arkansas General Assembly

February 1, 2019
Tax cuts for the richest Arkansans top the agenda for the ledge. /more/

Capi Peck’s “eternal optimism” for the future of Little Rock

January 30, 2019
City Director Capi Peck, who represents West Little Rock’s Ward 4, wants to consider a change in the way the board is elected, as does Mayor Frank Scott. But unlike Scott, who wants to eliminate the election of at-large directors to the board, Peck would like to seek a blended ward structure and term limits for directors. /more/

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  • Lundstrum pushes ahead on efforts to limit minimum wage hike

    Rep. Robin Lundstrum (R-Elm Springs), despite opposition from Governor Hutchinson and the state Republican Party, is proceeding with her bills to undo significant portions of the state minimum wage hike approved by voters just last November.
    • Mar 18, 2019
  • Young adults ‘aging out’ of Arkansas foster care system struggle to adapt

    Because it’s uncommon for older teenagers in foster care to be adopted, many are emancipated at age 18 or 21 without ever finding a permanent home. In the last state fiscal year, 235 young people “aged out” of the Arkansas system. Too old to be a ward of the state but unprepared to be cast out on their own, they entered adult life highly disadvantaged.
    • Feb 23, 2019
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