Tagged: gary stubblefield

Bill for 'SEC' Primary Fails in Senate Committee

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 5/27/2015 6:50 am

Legislation to move Arkansas' primaries from May to March failed Tuesday to make it out of a Senate committee, while a House committee narrowly advanced an identical bill.

Special Session Renews Push for Earlier Arkansas Primary

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/13/2015 6:55 am

A special legislative session planned later this month is raising hopes among some Arkansas Republican lawmakers that they'll get another chance to move up the state's presidential primary as part of a southeastern regional nominating contest.

Arkansas Senate Panel OKs Cut to Planned Parenthood Funding

by Associated Press 3/4/2015 11:57 am

Arkansas would bar state funding for Planned Parenthood under a bill endorsed by a Senate panel.

Gary Stubblefield Files 'SEC Primary' Bill

by Associated Press 2/18/2015 9:40 am

n Arkansas lawmaker is proposing moving the state's presidential primary from May to March as part of an effort to create a regional nominating contest among several Southern states.

Gary Stubblefield Drops Bid for Senate President

by Associated Press 11/12/2014 4:34 pm

A Republican lawmaker from western Arkansas says he's dropping his bid to unseat the incoming president of the state Senate.

GOP Lawmaker Says He'll Challenge Senate President

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/7/2014 4:00 pm

A Republican state senator said Friday he's challenging the election of the chamber's incoming leader, highlighting a rift within the GOP-led Arkansas Legislature after the party's massive gains in the midterm election.

Arkansas Senate Backs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/10/2013 7:35 am

Abortion providers and entities that perform abortion referrals would be unable to receive most government grants in Arkansas under a bill approved by the state Senate on Tuesday, a move aimed at cutting off money Planned Parenthood receives for sex education.

Planned Parenthood Defunding Fails in Senate

by Associated Press 4/5/2013 4:01 pm

A bill aimed at cutting off public funding Planned Parenthood receives for a pair of sex education grants narrowly failed in the Arkansas Senate on Friday, but the lawmaker behind the idea said he may try again to get the restriction through the Legislature.

Arkansas Senate Backs Animal Protection Bills

by Associated Press 4/2/2013 7:31 am

The Arkansas Senate has backed a proposal to create stiffer penalties for people who impersonate a police officer while illegally seizing an animal.