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Mike Beebe Announces 14 Appointments to State Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/27/2014 10:41 am

Gov. Mike Beebe on Monday announced 14 appointments to state boards and commissions.

Mike Beebe Announces 26 Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2014 1:42 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe on Tuesday announced 26 appointments to state boards and commissions.

Education Broadband Issue Goes Down to the (Fiber Optic) Wire

by Michelle Corbet 10/13/2014 12:00 am

While the message may be getting lost in the clutter of political ads ahead of the Nov. 4 midterm election, FASTERArkansas isn’t asking for your vote. It’s asking the public to pressure legislators to tweak, preferably through a special session before Gov. Mike Beebe’s term ends in January, a state law that sailed through the Legislature almost unnoticed in 2011.

In Conway, Bill Clinton Asks Arkansas Voters to Avoid Protest Vote

by Associated Press 10/6/2014 2:06 pm

Former President Bill Clinton is urging Arkansas voters to not use the midterm election as a protest vote against the White House as he kicks off a series of rallies to help Democrats in his home state.

First Conversation with Arkansas Governors Set for Saturday with David Pryor

by Lee Hogan 10/1/2014 2:16 pm

The Central Arkansas Library System is hosting the first talk in a series, Conversations with Arkansas Governors, on Saturday with former Gov. David Pryor. The series plans to sit down for an in-depth conversation with previous governors of Arkansas and the future governor of the state.

Mike Beebe Names Special Justice for Gay Marriage Case

by Associated Press 10/1/2014 2:07 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe has named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban.

Jeb Bush Campaigns for Asa Hutchinson in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/30/2014 3:06 pm

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is praising fellow Republican Asa Hutchinson's proposal to expand computer science classes in Arkansas schools as the potential 2016 White House hopeful campaigned for Hutchinson's gubernatorial bid.

Bill Clinton to Headline Rallies for Arkansas Democrats

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/29/2014 7:41 am

Former President Bill Clinton will headline a series of rallies for Arkansas Democrats next week, lending a hand in the party's efforts to fend off a Republican takeover of his home state's top offices in the November election, party officials announced Monday.

Robert Coon, Blake Rutherford Assess USA Today’s #ARPX Poll

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 9/24/2014 3:41 pm

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday shows tight races for U.S. Senate and governor in Arkansas.

Groundbreaking Held for $50M US Marshals Museum

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 2:29 pm

Formal groundbreaking has been held in Fort Smith for a U.S. Marshals Museum on the banks of the Arkansas River overlooking Oklahoma.

'Jobs Now' Summit Examines Growing Skills Gap

by Mark Carter 9/24/2014 7:30 am

Ways to address a growing manufacturing skills gap was the focus of Tuesday's "Jobs Now: Arkansas Works When We Do" summit hosted by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.

Groundbreaking Today for $50M US Marshals Museum in Fort Smith

by Associated Press 9/24/2014 7:29 am

Federal, state, tribal and local officials are scheduled to attend the ground breaking ceremony for the U.S. Marshals Museum in Fort Smith.

Clean Harbors to Expand in El Dorado, Add 120 Jobs

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/23/2014 2:53 pm

Clean Harbors, an environmental, energy and industrial services provider, says it will invest $100 million to expand its operation in El Dorado.

Mike Beebe Archives Headed to Arkansas State University

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 2:55 pm

Once he leaves office in January, eight years worth of papers, video, photographs and other memorabilia from Gov. Mike Beebe will make their way to Arkansas State University.

Groundbreakings Planned on Major Arkansas Projects

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 9/21/2014 5:33 pm

Construction work is set to begin this week on two highly anticipated projects in Arkansas: a $1.3 billion steel mill in Osceola and the new $50 million museum in Fort Smith honoring the U.S. Marshals Service.

Beaudet Aviation to Land at Little Rock, Create 75 Jobs

by Lance Turner 9/17/2014 11:20 am

Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of JCB Aero of Toulouse, France, says it will invest $2.5 million to open a facility in Little Rock, where it will be a key supplier to Dassault Falcon Jet.

Don't Criticize Texas (Feedback)

by Jerry B. Jackson 9/15/2014 12:00 am

Jerry Jackson of Heber Springs invites Arkansas Business Editor Gwen Moritz and the rest of Arkansas to not mess with the Lone Star state.

Natural Gas Severance Tax Collections 150 Times Larger

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2014 12:00 am

Development of the Fayetteville Shale Play, and especially the damage that heavy drilling equipment caused to sleepy county roadways, provided the political cover needed to raise Arkansas’ severance tax on natural gas for the first time in more than 50 years.

Trans-Atlantic Trade Expedition Bears Promise of Arkansas Jobs

by George Waldon 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Gov. Mike Beebe and Grant Tennille, executive director of the AEDC, hinted that meetings in Europe would yield announcements in the not-so-distant future regarding new jobs and capital investment in Arkansas.

Gov. Mike Beebe Appoints 35 to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/25/2014 1:07 pm

Gov. Mike Beebe announced 35 appointments to Arkansas Boards and Commissions on Monday.