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Larry Walther to Head Department of Finance, Administration

by Lee Hogan 1/9/2015 12:58 pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson has named Larry Walther as the new director of the Department of Finance & Administration.

Tunnels, Dennis Smiley, John Rogers, Wal-Mart Kept Readers Checking Online

by Lance Turner 12/30/2014 7:13 pm

A tour of the hidden underground tunnels of Hot Springs was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2014.

Best Quotes of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 11:15 am

They said it: The best quotes of the year.

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson Begins Bureaucrat Shuffle

by Sean Beherec 11/24/2014 12:00 am

After eight years with a Democrat at the helm of the executive branch, Republican Asa Hutchinson’s agency director appointments are also an opportunity to shape the next four years of business in the state.

Beebe Outlines 2 Budget Proposals to Lawmakers

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/13/2014 11:05 am

Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is warning lawmakers that state employees won't receive a pay raise next year and many state agencies will see their budgets reduced if some tax cuts approved last year take effect.

Arkansas Revenue Slightly Up in August

by Associated Press 9/3/2014 10:58 am

A boost in sales and income tax collections pushed Arkansas' revenue in August slightly above that of August 2013 and above what was expected, state finance officials said Wednesday.

Arkansas Attorney General Asks to Help Defend Drilling Tax Break

by Associated Press 7/28/2014 10:32 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to defend in court a $5 million tax break the Legislature gave the natural gas industry after the state's top finance official said the exemption was unconstitutional.

Arkansas November Revenue Comes In 2 Percent Below Forecast

by Associated Press 12/3/2013 9:46 am

Arkansas finance officials say the state's revenue in November didn't meet last year's figures or their predictions for this year.

Report: Arkansas Revenue Remains Up in October

by Associated Press 11/4/2013 9:28 am

Arkansas finance officials say the state's revenue beat last year's figures and their predictions in October.

Nearly 600 Arkansas Employees Idled Due to Government Shutdown

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/14/2013 5:03 pm

Arkansas finance officials say nearly 600 state employees are on furlough because of the federal government shutdown, but say that number could change as they double check figures with individual agencies.

Arkansas Says Furlough Numbers Not as Bad as Expected

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 10/3/2013 7:19 am

Arkansas budget officials said Wednesday the number of state employees off work because of the federal budget impasse was at 685 - down by one-third as agencies found financial resources that kept workers on the job despite a partial shutdown of the federal government.

Potential Rewards Big for Big River Steel Mill, But Risks Remain

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 2/10/2013 5:46 pm

The planned $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola carries the promise of a long-term economic boost for northeast Arkansas, but investors — including the state — face a number of risks.

Arkansas Revenue Rises in December, Beats Forecast

by Andrew DeMillo 1/3/2013 9:36 am

Arkansas finance officials say the state's revenues in December beat last year's figures and their expectations, fueled primarily by an increase in individual income tax collections.

Arkansas Sees Slight Increase in Revenues in November

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/4/2012 10:07 am

The state finance office says Arkansas' revenues in November were slightly ahead of last year's figures and their expectations, numbers that officials say show the state can't afford more in tax cuts next year.