In a stunning reversal that left officials in Pine Bluff "mad to the point of tears, practically," Natural State Wellness Enterprises LLC announced that it would put its medical marijuana cultivation facility in Jackson County.
Arkansas Procurement Director Edward Armstrong's answer to being sued over a ruling that gave a fourth-place bidder a major state contract boils down to four words: His word is final. So far, the law seems to agree with him.
Black Friday isn’t what it used to be, but the arrival of the spending season prompts concern about a looming threat to Arkansas consumers: the return of the illegal loan sharks euphemistically known as payday lenders.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge tried to provide some clarity on two hotly contested state laws with a pair of legal opinions on the open carry of handguns and local anti-discrimination protections. Instead, it's increasingly likely courts or the Legislature will have to resolve both issues.
Several dozens of people, including former Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, have gathered in Little Rock to show their distaste for a proposed law that critics say would sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians.