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Lawyer: 'Fraud' Put Minimum Wage Issue on Arkansas' Ballot

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/14/2014 7:32 am

The lawyer for a businessman who opposes an effort to raise Arkansas' minimum wage said Monday that placing the issue before voters would be an endorsement of fraud.

Stephens Attorney: 'Sloppy Process' Put Wage Hike on the Ballot

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/2/2014 4:14 pm

A lawyer for a Little Rock businessman who hopes to strike a minimum wage increase from next month's ballot told a special master for the state Supreme Court on Thursday that a "sloppy process" doomed the idea from the start.

Jackson Stephens Jr. Files Lawsuit Over Arkansas Minimum Wage Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 9:13 am

A lawsuit filed before the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday is seeking to block from the November ballot a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage.

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford On Last Night's Runoffs

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 6/11/2014 8:28 am

Arkansas Business political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford have once again joined Online Editor Lance Turner for primary election results analysis. Today, we're digesting last night's runoffs.

Leslie Rutledge Wins GOP Runoff for Arkansas Attorney General

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/11/2014 7:19 am

Former Republican National Committee lawyer Leslie Rutledge won the GOP nomination for Arkansas attorney general on Tuesday in a divisive primary runoff featuring attacks from an outside group that tried to portray her as allied with national Democratic figures.

Runoff Testing Outside Groups' Clout (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/8/2014 10:55 am

Outside groups have long been playing a major role in Arkansas' top campaigns, spending millions of dollars on nationally watched races for the U.S. Senate and governor. Tuesday's primary runoff will test just how much clout they have in matchups farther down the ballot.

Bitter End to GOP Runoff for Attorney General

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/6/2014 1:03 pm

Little Rock lawyers Leslie Rutledge and David Sterling are locked in an increasingly acrimonious fight over each other's experience and conservative bona fides as they approach Tuesday's primary runoff election.

Chasing History In The Race For Attorney General (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 5/28/2014 10:04 am

The 2014 race for Arkansas Attorney General could make history – but just how much is yet to be determined.

David Sterling, Leslie Rutledge Go to Runoff in Attorney General Race

by Associated Press 5/21/2014 7:50 am

Former Little Rock deputy prosecutor Leslie Rutledge will face former Hope city manager David Sterling in a runoff election next month for the GOP nomination for attorney general.

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.

GOP Hopefuls for Arkansas Attorney General Vow to Fight Federal Government

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/7/2014 8:18 am

The three Republicans running for Arkansas attorney general are all vowing to use the post to fight what they call the federal government's "overreach" on issues ranging from health care to the environment, but differ on how to do so.

Republican Attorney David Sterling Enters Arkansas Attorney General Race

by Associated Press 5/7/2013 10:44 am

Republican David Sterling says he's running for attorney general next year. Sterling has a private law practice in North Little Rock. He says he's a conservative Republican who will work to protect Arkansas from "an overreaching federal government."