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Jeremy Gillam to Join UCA As Governmental Affairs Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2018 9:56 am

The University of Central Arkansas announces that state House Speaker Jeremy Gillam will join the university next week as director of governmental affairs and external relations.

Matthew Shepherd of El Dorado to Lead Arkansas House in 2019

by Associated Press 3/13/2018 7:04 am

Members of the Arkansas House have elected a Republican representative from El Dorado to lead the chamber in 2019.

Arkansas Legislators Adjourn But Will Be Back Today

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 3/13/2018 6:57 am

The Arkansas Legislature ended its 2018 session Monday but will return to the state Capitol on Tuesday to address concerns over pharmacy benefit managers and to tweak laws that could pinch off some federal highway funding.

Merit Selection of Arkansas Justices Gets New Look (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 1/31/2016 12:17 pm

The March judicial elections featuring two contested Supreme Court races won't just be a referendum on the direction voters want for the court. It could also offer a signal on whether voters even want a say in picking members of the state's highest court.

Choosing Arkansas Judges: Elections or Selections?

by Mark Friedman 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Two high-profile cases have brought renewed attention to the question of whether Arkansas' system of electing state Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges needs fixing.

Arkansas House Members Approve Capital Gains Tax Break

by Associated Press 3/25/2015 3:05 pm

Arkansas House members have passed a bill to restore a capital gains tax break that had been reduced to help pay for a middle class income tax cut proposed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Bruce Oakley To Give Turner Grain Money To Judge

by Mark Friedman 8/18/2014 3:28 pm

A North Little Rock company plans to hand over money it owes Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley to a judge to decide how to divide it among Turner's creditors.

Is Our Judicial System Broken? (Brian Ratcliff Commentary)

by Brian H. Ratcliff 6/9/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas must work to preserve its judicial independence or glove up for the constant battle of the branches that will divide our state as we have never seen before.

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.