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Alcohol Fight Focuses on Local Control (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/15/2014 8:31 am

Near Arkansas' state Capitol, a billboard erected by opponents of a ballot measure to legalize alcohol sales statewide doesn't warn voters about potential dangers of expanded drinking. Instead, it tells them to vote to "keep tax dollars here."

Oaklawn Opens Gate to Online Gambling

by Mark Friedman 6/2/2014 12:00 am

In late December, Oaklawn launched OaklawnAnywhere.com, which allows Arkansas residents to place bets on Oaklawn races as well as races at other U.S. and international tracks from their computers, tablets or smartphones. Arkansans can be anywhere in the world when they place their bets.

Lottery Oversight Committee Votes 'Non Support' On Video Bets

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 4/15/2014 5:26 pm

The Arkansas lottery is trying to find ways to boost sales so the state can award more college scholarships, but a legislative panel showed little affection Tuesday for the methods that could be employed.

Jason Rapert's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Bill Tests Mike Beebe, Democrats (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/10/2013 5:40 pm

The push for a ban on abortions at 12 weeks into a pregnancy is testing Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's willingness to fight a Republican majority in the Arkansas Legislature on an issue that deeply divides members of his own party.

Supreme Court Doesn't Address Arkansas Ballot Law (AP Analysis)

by Associated Press 10/8/2012 9:19 am

By ruling that a proposed casino legalization measure was not qualified for the November ballot, the Arkansas Supreme Court punted on whether a state law aimed at avoiding last-minute challenges to ballot measures is working as intended.

Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Medical Marijuana Proposal

by Associated Press 9/27/2012 9:06 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld a proposed ballot measure that if successful would make the state the first in the South to legalize medical marijuana.