Tagged: dale bumpers

‘He Was a Gentleman’ (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Ray Thornton, who died last week at the age of 87, recalled an earlier era in Arkansas politics, when compromise wasn’t considered treason, when people could be political foes but personal friends or, at least, friendly.

Former Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jesson Dies

by Associated Press 1/12/2016 2:55 pm

Former Arkansas State Supreme Court Justice Bradley Jesson has died at age 83.

Former Governor, Senator Dale Bumpers Remembered at Service

by Associated Press 1/10/2016 7:17 pm

Former U.S. Senator and Arkansas governor Dale Bumpers was remembered Sunday by former President Bill Clinton and others for his public service, his wit and his role in ending the segregation of the school in his small western Arkansas hometown.

Dale Bumpers Death Marks End of Era in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/10/2016 3:54 pm

Dale Bumpers' death marks the end of an era in Arkansas and serves as a reminder of a not-so-distant time when voters could be won over by face-to-face politicking and impassioned speeches.

David Pryor Looks to 2016 Election, Recalls Times with Dale Bumpers

by Alexis Crowe 1/6/2016 2:42 pm

David Pryor, the 39th governor of Arkansas and a former U.S. senator, spoke Wednesday at the Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock about his friendship with Dale Bumpers, who died Friday.

Hutchinson Orders Flags at Half-Staff for Bumpers

by Associated Press 1/6/2016 6:59 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has ordered U.S. and Arkansas flags be flown at half-staff in honor of Dale Bumpers, the former U.S. senator and governor who died last week.

Memorial Set for Arkansas Governor, US Senator Dale Bumpers

by Associated Press 1/4/2016 7:25 am

Dale Bumpers, a former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator who gave a passionate speech defending Bill Clinton during the president's impeachment trial, has died. He was 90.

Farewell to Democratic Tradition (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 11/5/2014 4:38 pm

Dale Bumpers, David Pryor, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor. Arkansas Business political columnist Blake Rutherford confronts the Republican wave of 2014.

First Conversation with Arkansas Governors Set for Saturday with David Pryor

by Lee Hogan 10/1/2014 2:16 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System is hosting the first talk in a series, Conversations with Arkansas Governors, on Saturday with former Gov. David Pryor. The series plans to sit down for an in-depth conversation with previous governors of Arkansas and the future governor of the state.

Wildlife Refuge to be Renamed After Dale Bumpers

by Associated Press 4/18/2014 11:23 am

A national wildlife refuge in southeastern Arkansas will be renamed after former Gov. and U.S. Sen. Dale Bumpers in a ceremony planned in St. Charles.

Political Animals Club Marks 30th Anniversary

by Associated Press 9/19/2013 7:21 am

The Political Animals Club was started as a "little group" where people could talk about politics and public service, the Arkansas club's founder said Wednesday at its 30th anniversary event.

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to Speak at University of Arkansas Tuesday

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/22/2013 10:29 am

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be the featured speaker at the University of Arkansas on Tuesday.

Betty Bumpers On Her Lifetime of Service and Volunteerism

by Alexis Crowe 6/1/2012 12:00 am

Tireless, bold and resourceful, former first lady of Arkansas Betty Bumpers continues to be one of the state's most celebrated Women to Watch.

Dig Deeper at the Arkansas Studies Institute

by David Howell 5/1/2009 12:00 am

Visitors flock to Little Rock to check out Arkansas’ rich history, and it just became more available.