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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.

Reuters Goes Inside Serco, the Obamacare Hub in Rogers That Employs 1,600

by Lance Turner 12/12/2013 10:32 am

You'd be forgiven for not having heard of Serco in Rogers. But the company, operating out of a nondescript three-story brick building, is a crucial part of making the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, work.

UA Transportation Researchers Get $1.4M Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2013 11:18 am

The University of Arkansas says transportation researchers there will receive a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to create the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center.

Bloomberg: Wal-Mart Connection Means Taxpayers Pay More for Rogers Airport Tower

by Lance Turner 8/14/2013 10:24 am

Thanks to legislation supported by Mark Pryor and Steve Womack, taxpayers are "increasingly picking up the tab for the control tower" at the Rogers airport, which is home to Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s corporate fleet, according to a report by Bloomberg.

Left and Right Already Swinging at Mark Pryor

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/17/2013 07:34 am

The conservative Club for Growth tags Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor as President Barack Obama's "closest ally" in the state. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun-control advocacy group says Pryor "let us down."

Video: Steve Womack Adjourns The House Without Vote on Hurricane Sandy Aid

by Lance Turner 1/2/2013 10:12 am

U.S. Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., adjourns the House, ignoring calls for a vote on Hurricane Sandy aid.

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.

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.