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Arkansas Senate OKs Bill to Bar Anti-discrimination Laws

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/9/2015 5:03 pm

The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation that would bar local governments from making it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Chambers of Commerce Worried Over Judge's Payment Ruling

by Mark Friedman 2/9/2015 12:00 am

A Pulaski County Circuit Court judge’s ruling last month that ordered the cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock to stop paying chambers of commerce and related entities for economic development programs sent shock waves through chamber offices across the state.

Asa Hutchinson to Speak Before Arkansas Municipal League

by Associated Press 1/15/2015 7:29 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson will speak to a group of more than 1,000 municipal officials gathered in Little Rock across the state.

Arkansas Municipal League Winter Conference to Begin

by Associated Press 1/14/2015 10:09 am

More than 1,000 municipal officials from across Arkansas are expected at the Arkansas Municipal League's Winter Conference in Little Rock.

Asa Hutchinson, Mike Ross Show Little Contrast at Arkansas Municipal League

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 6/20/2014 7:44 am

Asa Hutchinson and Mike Ross went before a meeting of local government leaders Thursday, promising to aid the leaders' economic development efforts and shield them from certain legislative mandates.

Pea Ridge Mayor Elected President of Arkansas Municipal League (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Jackie Crabtree, the mayor of Pea Ridge, has been elected president of the Arkansas Municipal League, based in North Little Rock. Little Rock Mayor Mark Stodola was elected first vice president.

Community Swimming Pools Receiving Makeovers

by Mark Friedman 5/27/2013 12:00 am

Since 2000, a number of Arkansas cities have built their own water parks, which typically feature water play areas and slides connected to swimming pools.

Police and Fire Pension Funds Face Insolvency

by Mark Friedman 9/17/2012 12:00 am

In less than 10 years, seven firefighter pension plans across Arkansas are projected to be insolvent, possibly leaving taxpayers on the hook to pay millions of dollars to fund the generous benefits promised to firefighters years ago.

Cities of Distinction Making Arkansas Stronger

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/17/2011 12:00 am

Our cities, towns and communities represent the many patches on that quilt, stitched together through pride, unity of purpose and determination. Our cities and towns are determined to make better lives for their residents. They’ve done so through innovation, dedication and plain ol’ tenacity. Arkansas Business Publishing Group is proud to recognize these efforts with the inaugural City of Distinction awards program.

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