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Black Caucus Tables Vote on Ending King-Lee Day in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/30/2016 6:50 am

Black lawmakers held off Tuesday on saying whether they'll support an effort to end Arkansas' practice of honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee on the same day, asking for more details on how such a move would be carried out.

King-Lee Fight Shows State Grappling With Its Past (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2015 6:54 am

The debate over Arkansas' status as one of three states that celebrates Robert E. Lee and Martin Luther King Jr. on the same day is a stark reminder of just how much the state struggles with its troubled past.

Arkansas House Votes Jeremy Gillam as Speaker-Designate

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 3:45 pm

Arkansas House members have elected Republican Jeremy Gillam of Judsonia as the legislative chamber's next leader.

Some Hopefuls for Arkansas House Speaker Want Race Delayed

by Associated Press 3/18/2014 3:09 pm

Some candidates running for Arkansas' House speaker position said they'd like to see the race pushed back until they know who has won the chamber's majority in the November election.