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Arkansas Lawmaker Urges Ban on California Wine Over Egg Law

by Associated Press 3/27/2015 7:29 am

An Arkansas lawmaker said Wednesday that the state should ban California wine as retribution for the West Coast state's law requiring egg-laying hens to be able to stand up, turn around and fully extend their wings.

Jeremy Gillam Hopes to Close Legislative Session By End of Month

by Associated Press 3/17/2015 11:45 am

The speaker of the Arkansas House says he hopes to have the legislative session mostly finished by the end of the month.

Members of Arkansas Task Force to Study Medicaid Plan Named

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/3/2015 6:50 am

Twelve Republicans and four Democrats have been named to a legislative task force studying alternatives for covering the thousands of people currently on Arkansas' compromise Medicaid expansion.

Arkansas Salary Panel Wants to Review Out-of-State Data

by Associated Press 1/7/2015 9:01 am

The panel reviewing the salaries of Arkansas' elected officials wants the Legislature's research staff to compile economic data from other states before recommending any changes.

Asa Hutchinson, Legislative Leaders Talk Session Issues

by Lee Hogan 1/6/2015 2:35 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson says it makes sense for the Legislature to address his tax cut proposal early in the upcoming legislative session, and says he expects quick action from the state's lawmakers.

Jeremy Gillam Says Focus is on Economy

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/26/2014 10:34 am

The incoming speaker of the Arkansas House says he sees economic development as the top priority for next year's legislative session, and he is leaving open the possibility that lawmakers can address highway funding issues, too.

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.

Davy Carter Names 6 to Health Exchange Panel

by Associated Press 8/12/2013 2:08 pm

House Speaker Davy Carter has named three Republicans and three Democrats to a legislative panel that will oversee the insurance marketplace set up under the federal health care law.

Arkansas House Panel Passes Lottery Scholarship Change

by Michael Stratford, The Associated Press 2/13/2013 3:38 pm

The House Rules Committee votes to create a tiered structure of awards for students that starts at $2,000 for freshmen at four-year colleges. The award would increase by $1,000 each year, capping at $5,000 for seniors.