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#ARPX: What to Watch on Election Day (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford and Lance Turner 10/29/2014 4:01 pm

It's the penultimate Arkansas Business #ARPX column of 2014! Before next week’s post-election wrap-up, we’ve once again asked Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to weigh in on what we’ve seen — and will seen — in these final days of the midterm campaign.

Lieutenant Governor Hopefuls Say Post is Essential

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 10/20/2014 3:01 pm

Republican U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin and Democrat John Burkhalter both say the Arkansas lieutenant governor's office is still very much needed, even though the post has been vacant for nine months and some lawmakers are working to eliminate the job altogether.

#ARPX TV Ads Reviewed, Part II (Robert Coon & Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/8/2014 7:50 am

Part 2 in our series looking at Arkansas political ads. Columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford offer their critiques of TV spots in the races for Arkansas lieutenant governor, Arkansas attorney general, 4th District Congress and 2nd District Congress.

Planned LR Marina Remains on Inactive Status

by George Waldon 8/25/2014 12:00 am

The Rock City Marina & Yacht Club in Little Rock remains a drawing board project along the Arkansas River, and the proposed site at the end of East Second Street awaits groundbreaking.

Senators Eye Plan to Abolish Lt. Governor's Office

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/14/2014 4:01 pm

Two Arkansas lawmakers are proposing to abolish the lieutenant governor's office, calling the state's No. 2 constitutional office an outdated post.

Arkansas GOP, Dems Learn From Past Elections (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/25/2014 9:57 am

Republicans and Democrats won't agree on much in this year's election in Arkansas. But they both are on the same page when it comes to avoiding the mistakes that have plagued them in past campaigns.

Top Races Take Back Seat in Arkansas Primary

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/20/2014 12:02 pm

Arkansas' campaigns for governor and the U.S. Senate will take a back seat to dozens of congressional, statewide and legislative matchups Tuesday as voters decide the state's various primary races.

Tim Griffin A Weapon For GOP, Target for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/16/2014 12:59 pm

By seeking the lieutenant governor's office, U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin represents a formidable weapon for fellow Republicans in their quest to take over the state's top elected spots in November. But the two-term congressman also represents an easy target for Democrats as they try to prevent that sweep.

US Rep. Tim Griffin Running for Lieutenant Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/13/2014 10:05 am

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin said Thursday that he will seek the Republican nomination for Arkansas lieutenant governor, jumping into state politics just months after announcing his retirement from Congress.

John Burkhalter Resigns From Highway Commission

by Associated Press 10/6/2013 9:42 am

Arkansas Highway Commission member John Burkhalter is resigning from his position so he can focus on running for lieutenant governor.

Andy Mayberry Announces Bid for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor

by Associated Press 8/24/2013 11:50 am

The sponsor of an Arkansas law banning most abortions 20 weeks into a pregnancy is seeking the Republican Party's nomination for lieutenant governor next year. Republican Rep. Andy Mayberry of Hensley announced he's running for lieutenant governor.

Democrat Dianne Curry Drops Out of Lieutenant Governor's Race

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/31/2013 7:26 am

The president of the Little Rock School Board announced Tuesday she was dropping her 2014 bid for lieutenant governor and is considering a run for a central Arkansas congressional seat.

The Benefits and Perils in Running as Ticket (AP Analysis)

by Andrew Demillo, The Associated Press 6/24/2013 7:40 am

The Mike Ross-John Burkhalter ticket is a signal from establishment Democrats that they want a unified front as they try to prevent a full Republican takeover of Arkansas. But it poses just as many risks as rewards for the two as they seek the state's top two constitutional offices.

John Burkhalter, Dianne Curry to Run for Arkansas Lieutenant Governor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/11/2013 3:29 pm

A member of the Arkansas Highway Commission and the president of the Little Rock school board announced Tuesday they're running for lieutenant governor.

Democrats' Race for Arkansas Governor in '14 Unsettled (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 3/24/2013 3:04 pm

Bill Halter and Mike Ross are moving closer toward what could be one of the biggest party fights ever for the state's top office.

Bill Halter Files Papers to Run for Arkansas Governor

by Associated Press 1/31/2013 7:29 am

Former Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter has made his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination next year official.

The Other Shoe to Drop? Dustin McDaniel's Candidacy (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/27/2013 10:53 am

It was a surprising end to a campaign for the Democratic nomination that many believed was McDaniel's to lose.

Dustin McDaniel Affair Admission A Setback for Democrats for 2014

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/18/2012 12:40 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, a Democrat and candidate for governor in 2014, admits that he had an inappropriate relationship with Hot Springs attorney Andrea Davis after court documents alleged a sexual affair.

Patio Home Plot Leads Way in Seven-digit Transactions

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2012 12:00 am

CJ Pace Construction LLC, led by James Pace, bought 15.6 acres near the northeast corner of Cantrell Road and Patrick Country Road for $1.7 million.

Board Picks John Ed Regenold As Chairman for Arkansas Highway Department

by Associated Press 11/29/2012 7:22 am

Arkansas' Highway Commission has selected a new chairman. The selection of John Ed Regenold now, rather than when his predecessor's term ends in January, allows him to begin formal preparations for the 2013 legislative session.