Tagged: andy mayberry

Top Races Take Back Seat in Arkansas Primary

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/20/2014 12:02 pm

Arkansas' campaigns for governor and the U.S. Senate will take a back seat to dozens of congressional, statewide and legislative matchups Tuesday as voters decide the state's various primary races.

Arkansas Opens Filing Period for 2014 Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/24/2014 4:33 pm

Vowing to complete a takeover of the state's top offices after recent GOP gains, Republicans running for Arkansas governor and a U.S. Senate seat were among the dozens of candidates who made their bids official as the filing period opened Monday.

US Rep. Tim Griffin Running for Lieutenant Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2014 10:05 am

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for Arkansas lieutenant governor, jumping into state politics just months after announcing his retirement from Congress.

Arkansas Lawmakers Not Pushing Yet For Mark Darr Removal

by Associated Press 1/2/2014 4:26 pm

Arkansas legislative leaders say they're not pushing yet to remove Lt. Gov. Mark Darr from office, as calls grow for the Republican official to step down after being cited for campaign finance and ethics violations.

John Burkhalter Resigns From Highway Commission

by Associated Press 10/6/2013 9:42 am

Arkansas Highway Commission member John Burkhalter is resigning from his position so he can focus on running for lieutenant governor.

Andy Mayberry Announces Bid for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor

by Associated Press 8/24/2013 11:50 am

The sponsor of an Arkansas law banning most abortions 20 weeks into a pregnancy is seeking the Republican Party's nomination for lieutenant governor next year. Republican Rep. Andy Mayberry of Hensley announced he's running for lieutenant governor.

2 Lawmakers Propose Arkansas-ASU Matchup

by Associated Press 3/12/2013 5:25 pm

It may take a state law for the Arkansas Razorbacks and Arkansas State Red Wolves to meet up on the football field.

Update: Arkansas House Votes to Override Abortion Law Veto

by Associated Press 2/27/2013 3:46 pm

The Arkansas House has voted to reaffirm a 20-week ban on most abortions, voting 53-28 on Wednesday to override Gov. Mike Beebe's veto.

Legislative Roundup: Guns Become Automatic Issue With General Assembly

by Mark Carter 2/25/2013 12:00 am

The 89th General Assembly has yet to finish writing its chapter in the big book of Arkansas state legislatures. But if Chapter 89 were printed this week, then surely “guns” would be in the title. Legislation devoted to guns dominated the action again last week.

Arkansas Panel Approves 20-Week Abortion Ban

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2013 12:11 pm

A Senate panel has advanced legislation banning most abortions in Arkansas at 20 weeks into a pregnancy after the lawmaker proposing the ban added exemptions for rape and incest.

After Election, Abortion Opponents See New Opportunity in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/26/2012 7:21 am

Abortion opponents in Arkansas see an opportunity to enact new restrictions, including a ban on the use of telemedicine to make the abortion pill available, with Republicans controlling both sides of the Legislature in next year's session.