Tagged: mike ross

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Trade Jabs on Tax Cuts, Wage Hike

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 8:47 pm

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson is deriding Democratic rival Mike Ross' tax cut plan as "pie in the sky" while Ross is accusing the GOP candidate of flip-flopping on a minimum wage hike as the two square off in a televised debate.

What to Watch For In Today's Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson KATV Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/7/2014 7:34 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off for their second live televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

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.

Mike Ross Unveils Plan Aimed at Equal Pay

by Associated Press 10/3/2014 2:30 pm

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Ross has unveiled a plan aimed at ensuring equal pay for women in the workplace.

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

by Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford 10/3/2014 11:27 am

With political ads flooding the airwaves, we asked political columnists Robert Coon and Blake Rutherford to offer their critiques of TV spots in the U.S. Senate and governor race.

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.

Paul Ryan Campaigns for Asa Hutchinson's Gubernatorial Bid

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/25/2014 8:20 am

Former Republican vice presidential nominee and U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan called Asa Hutchinson someone he could team up with to fight poverty as he campaigned for the former congressman's gubernatorial bid in Arkansas on Wednesday.

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.

Teacher Pay, Insurance Key Issues for Gubernatorial Candidates at Forum

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/24/2014 8:43 am

Arkansas' leading candidates for governor said Tuesday that high standards are necessary in the state's education system, whether they're known as Common Core or as something else.

State Races No Slouch When It Comes to TV Ad Spending

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/24/2014 7:31 am

The political blitz that's been hitting Arkansans' television sets isn't just limited to the nationally watched fight for a U.S. Senate seat, according to a study released Wednesday.

Arkansas Cowers Under Senate Advertising Barrage

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 10:19 am

Arkansas has been especially hard hit this year by an ad blitz focused on the state's Senate race and, to a lesser extent, the governor's office.

Jackson Stephens Jr. Files Lawsuit Over Arkansas Minimum Wage Measure

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/23/2014 9:13 am

A lawsuit filed before the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday is seeking to block from the November ballot a proposal to gradually raise the state's minimum wage.

Debate Shows New Fault Lines in Race (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/21/2014 5:38 pm

Usually overshadowed by a nationally watched Senate race that could decide which party controls that chamber, Arkansas' gubernatorial hopefuls showed they have just as many jabs to throw at each other as they met for their first televised debate last week.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Spar over Tax Cuts, Ads in Debate

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/19/2014 11:36 pm

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross sparred over their competing tax cut plans and negative ads blanketing Arkansas' airwaves as they squared off in an occasionally testy debate Friday night.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson Square Off in Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/19/2014 8:21 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are set to square off in their first televised debate in the race for Arkansas' top office.

Asa Hutchinson Predicts Advertising Onslaught

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/18/2014 7:37 am

Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that Arkansas residents are about to be treated to something that voters in Iowa and New Hampshire see every four years — a barrage of political advertising.

Asa Hutchinson Raised More Than $420K in August; Mike Ross Took In $370K

by Associated Press 9/16/2014 7:20 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson's campaign says he raised more than $420,000 in his bid for Arkansas' top office last month.

Now It Really Begins (Blake Rutherford On Politics)

by Blake Rutherford 9/10/2014 2:20 pm

The dismal summer of 2014 doesn't bode well for Democrats. But whether it's enough to push Republicans and others over the line in November is yet to be seen.

Mike Ross, Asa Hutchinson to Square Off in Televised Debate

by Associated Press 9/10/2014 11:18 am

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross are squaring off next week in a statewide televised debate.

Asa Hutchinson, Tom Cotton Support Minimum Wage Increase

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 9/5/2014 4:26 pm

A pair of Arkansas Republicans on Friday said they will support a ballot measure that would raise the state's minimum wage.