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Forbes 400 List of Richest People Includes 10 with Arkansas Ties

by Mark Carter 9/17/2013 09:38 am

The 2013 Forbes 400 list of the country's richest people includes 10 with close Arkansas ties. Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton leads the list of Arkansans and those with close ties to the state.

Arkansas House Considering Options for Speaker's Race Tie

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/12/2012 02:39 pm

After a campaign season that focused on which party would win Arkansas' House, Democrats and Republicans in that chamber now face a new question: What happens if neither side is in control?

Arkansas Republicans Seek Majority in Legislature

by Jeannie Nuss, The Associated Press 11/4/2012 05:45 pm

Arkansas Republicans hope to carve out a majority in the Legislature for the first time in more than a century, even though the racially charged writings of three GOP candidates have surfaced and threatened to hurt their momentum.

State Rep. Hudson Hallum, 3 Others Plead Guilty to Election Fraud

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/5/2012 03:54 pm

State Rep. Hudson Hallum, D-Marion, his father and two others have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit election fraud, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane Duke.