Tagged: french hill

As Stodola Steps Aside, It's Time to Rethink Schools, Governance (Blake Rutherford Commentary)

by Blake Rutherford 5/17/2018 11:06 am

The possibility to become a bourgeoning city of the new and progressive American South rests at Little Rock's feet. It is time for our city to reach beyond its farthest branch.

Democrats Work to Flip 2nd District Congressional Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/30/2018 7:11 am

The Democratic race for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas features a state legislator touted by the party's congressional campaign as its best chance to reclaim the Republican-held district and three candidates who are trying to run to his left.

DOE Drops Its Deal With Clean Line; Wind Project Won't Cross Arkansas

by Kyle Massey 3/23/2018 2:31 pm

Two months after planners gave up hopes of crossing Arkansas with a $2.5 billion wind-energy transmission line as doomed, the U.S. Department of Energy hammered a nail in the project's coffin Friday by ending its participation in the Plains & Eastern Clean Line.

4th Democrat Files to Run for US House Seat in Arkansas

by Associated Press 3/1/2018 8:30 am

An official with a public service school has filed to seek a U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and central Arkansas, setting up a four-person Democratic primary for a Republican-held seat.

Democrats Eye Narrow Opening for House Seat in Arkansas (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/12/2018 7:13 am

A state legislator's decision to run for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas is a sign that Democrats see a chance to reclaim what once had been a reliably blue district despite the state's shift to the right in recent years.

Clarke Tucker Leaves Quattlebaum Grooms & Tull

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Clarke Tucker said he left the firm about three weeks ago to focus on his run for the House seat that represents central Arkansas.

Clarke Tucker Launches Bid for 2nd District US House Seat

by Associated Press 2/5/2018 7:27 am

A Democratic state representative says he's running for the U.S. House seat representing the Little Rock area and central Arkansas.

Train Carrying GOP Lawmakers to Policy Retreat Hits Truck

by Associated Press 1/31/2018 11:15 am

A chartered train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Virginia on Wednesday, lawmakers said.

Clean Line Shelves Arkansas Plans; Delegation Steps Up Attack

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2018 1:53 pm

As Arkansas' congressional delegation stepped up its war Tuesday on a $2.5 billion wind-power transmission project, Clean Line Energy Partners has confirmed that it has shelved plans to string the controversial power line across Arkansas.

Centers for Youth & Families to Recognize Rep. French Hill

by Todd Traub 1/18/2018 12:00 am

Centers for Youth and Families recognizes Congressman French Hill and its volunteer program for boys, Champions of Hope, at its EVOLVE event.

Mid-America Cable Show Recognizes Conway Corp. (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Wayne Bailey and Ryan Tucker, production coordinators for Conway Corp., produced programming that received a MIDI Award for local ad sales at the 2017 Mid-America Cable Show in Little Rock. The spot featured child spokesperson Karson Prince explaining the role of the United Way in the community.

A Cynical World (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/11/2017 12:00 am

The cynicism of our world was on full display last week when President Trump announced a six-month limit on former President Obama’s executive order known as DACA.

French Hill Outlines Tax Reform Priorities

by Lance Turner 8/2/2017 10:23 am

U.S. Rep. French Hill expects Congress to reconvene in September with a "unified approach" to tax reform crafted by the Trump administration and congressional tax leaders.

Democrat Gwendolynn Combs Seeks 2nd District US House Seat

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/1/2017 7:15 am

An educator and activist announced Monday she's running for a U.S. House seat in central Arkansas, becoming the second Democrat to launch a bid to unseat the district's incumbent Republican congressman.

Lindsay Burnett Named Executive Director of A-State Alumni Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/24/2017 12:00 am

Lindsay Burnett has been promoted from director of alumni relations to executive director of the A-State Alumni Association at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro.

Paul Spencer Running for 2nd Congressional District Seat

by Associated Press 7/13/2017 1:37 pm

A Little Rock high school teacher and political activist says he's seeking the Democratic nomination for a central Arkansas congressional seat.

Monty Baugh Takes Deputy Slot in Office of Attorney General (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/22/2017 12:00 am

Monty Baugh and Renae Hudson have accepted positions in the Civil Department of the Office of the Attorney General of Arkansas.

Comey Questions an Opening for Arkansas Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/15/2017 6:56 am

Arkansas Democrats may have an opening to put Republicans in an uncomfortable spot defending the president and the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Arkansas Congressmen Vote for Republican Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 5/5/2017 7:57 am

Arkansas' four U.S. House members have voted for Republican legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the federal health care law.

Bill Targets Clean Line, Contrasting With Trump's Zeal for Infrastructure

by Kyle Massey 3/7/2017 9:30 am

Arkansas' congressional delegation backs a bill that would halt the $2 billion Clean Line project.