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Arkansas Opens Filing Period for 2014 Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 2/24/2014 04:33 pm

Vowing to complete a takeover of the state's top offices after recent GOP gains, Republicans running for Arkansas governor and a U.S. Senate seat were among the dozens of candidates who made their bids official as the filing period opened Monday.

Mark Pryor Holding Nominee to Get Answers About ASU's ROTC Program

by Lance Turner 11/1/2013 11:30 am

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., says that he'll hold a U.S. Department of Defense nominee until "Arkansas State University receives the justification for the Army's abrupt decision to shutter its Reserve Officers' Training Corps Program.

Rep. Rick Crawford Secures Spot on Transportation Committee's Freight Panel

by Chris Bahn 5/20/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas' 1st District Rep. Rick Crawford was recently appointed to a panel of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee that is focused on freight transportation.

The Need for Permanence (Rick Crawford Commentary)

by U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford 4/1/2013 12:00 am

Does Congress remember the abysmal failure of the recent past? One in which non-binding budget resolutions and budget control acts not only didn't eliminate deficit spending for any meaningful period but also arguably opened the door for massive entitlement expansion? I fear not.

Big River Steel Announces $1.1B Mill for Osceola, Will Employ 525

by Mark Carter and Lance Turner 1/29/2013 11:03 am

Big River Steel LLC and Gov. Mike Beebe announce for the company to build a $1.1 billion steel mill in Osceola (Mississippi County) that will directly employ 525 people with annual average compensation of $75,000 a year.

Arkansas Congressional Delegation Petitions Air Force About 188th

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 03:08 pm

Arkansas' Congressional delegation petitions U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh III about the Air Force's proposal to eliminate the A-10 mission in Fort Smith.

Notes on Election Night in Arkansas (Analysis)

by Lance Turner 11/7/2012 10:13 am

Arkansans on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, filled each of its U.S. House seats with Republicans and gave the GOP its first majority in the state Legislature since Reconstruction.

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 08:53 am

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots.

Scott Ellington Challenges Rick Crawford for Arkansas US House

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 08:22 am

Incumbent Rep. Rick Crawford was confident entering Tuesday's general election as he sought to keep his U.S. House seat despite Congress' inability to pass a farm bill.

Arkansas Candidates Make Final Pitch Before Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2012 04:58 pm

Candidates fanned across Arkansas on Monday making their final pitches to voters before an election that could hand Republicans a majority in the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.

East Arkansas U.S. House Rivals Clash on Budget Views

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/26/2012 07:48 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford said a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget is the only way to control the nation's debt, while Democratic challenger Scott Ellington said lawmakers need more self-control when it comes to spending as the

Video: At Welspun, Griffin, Crawford & Cotton Urge Obama To Approve Keystone Pipeline

by Lance Turner 5/25/2012 08:18 am

In this video, Republican U.S. Reps. Tim Griffin and Rep. Rick Crawford are joined by Tom Cotton, the GOP nominee for the 4th District U.S. House seat, to urge President Obama to approve the Keystone pipeline.