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Clean Line Meets Resistance from Arkansas Lawmakers

by Kyle Massey 9/26/2016 12:00 am

Despite the promise of jobs and clean wind energy for Arkansas, the Clean Line has met resistance in court and from the state’s entire congressional delegation.

Magellan Marks Open of 210-Mile Pipeline Extension

by Kyle Massey 8/10/2016 11:58 am

Magellan Midstream Partners LP has officially opened 210-mile extension of a petroleum products pipeline from Fort Smith to North Little Rock.

Tom Cotton Suggests Donald Trump Apologize to Dead Soldiers' Family

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 8/3/2016 6:54 am

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump should apologize for criticizing the parents of an American soldier killed by a roadside bomb 12 years ago.

Video: Watch Tom Cotton's Republican National Convention Speech

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/19/2016 6:58 am

U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., spoke during the opening night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Watch video of the address here.

Calendar Says 2016, But GOP Hopefuls Eye 2020

by Associated Press 7/19/2016 6:55 am

The Republican Party's potential future candidates - from House Speaker Paul Ryan to Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton - on Monday schmoozed with state delegations considered critical in a presidential election.

Arkansas' Delegation Relishes Spotlight at GOP Convention

by Associated Press 7/18/2016 7:01 am

With three of its top political figures tapped for primetime speeches, Arkansas Republicans heading to the GOP's national convention will have a much higher profile than it did when it was a Democratic stronghold.

Cotton, Hutchinson Speaking at GOP Convention

by Associated Press 7/13/2016 10:57 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson told reporters Wednesday that he expects to speak Tuesday night at the convention. U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton's office said the freshman lawmaker was expected to speak to delegates Monday night.

Adviser's Serial Firings Show 'Big Problem' at Brokerages

by Associated Press 6/7/2016 6:46 am

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Tom Cotton have asked FINRA to address what it's doing about firms that routinely employ brokers with a history of fleecing clients.

In Congress, Tom Cotton at Center of Dispute Over Water Buys From Iran

by Associated Press 4/28/2016 6:51 am

Senate Democrats on Wednesday blocked the Senate's first spending bill of the year in a last-minute fight over a Republican effort to undercut the Iran nuclear deal and scuttle U.S. plans to buy Iranian "heavy water."

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Government

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A government resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

Boozman, Cotton: Next President Should Choose Scalia Replacement

by Associated Press 2/18/2016 6:56 am

Arkansas' Republican U.S. senators believe President Obama should not choose a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and should instead leave the decision to the next president.

Opposition Led by Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Criminal Justice Overhaul

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 7:06 am

A handful of Senate Republicans dealt a severe blow to an overhaul of the criminal justice system in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling the legislation "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."

Construction Could Start in 2017 on Wind Transmission Line

by Associated Press 12/21/2015 7:02 am

Officials with Houston-based Clean Line Energy Partners say construction could begin in 2017 on a planned 700-mile transmission line to carry wind-generated electricity across Oklahoma and Arkansas into Tennessee.

Arkansas Poll Offers Very Narrow Opening for Democrats (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/9/2015 6:49 am

The annual Arkansas Poll doesn't offer much immediate hope for Democrats. But it does suggest some very narrow openings that the party may be able to eventually capitalize on.

Financial Industry Opposes Obama's Attempt to Expand Fiduciary Rule

by Gwen Moritz 9/28/2015 12:00 am

The financial industry is pushing back — hard, and with political support — against a second attempt by the Obama administration to impose a standardized fiduciary rule on all givers of retirement advice, particularly those now held to a lower standard of merely not recommending investments that are clearly unsuitable.

Protecting Arkansas’ Small Businesses (Tom Cotton and John Boozman Commentary)

by Tom Cotton and John Boozman 9/28/2015 12:00 am

As many Arkansans know, the franchise model has been one of the greatest examples of economic success in history. The benefits of franchises are widespread and shared by investors, business owners, employees and nearly every American.

Arkansas, Arkansas State Get Grants to Study Terrorism

by Associated Press 9/25/2015 7:44 am

The University of Arkansas and Arkansas State have each been awarded U.S. Department of Justice grants for studies into homegrown terrorism.

Charlie Collins Launches 'Draft Cotton' for President Site

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/22/2015 6:52 am

Arkansas already has a former first lady and ex-governor in the White House race, but a state legislator who thinks there's room for another homegrown candidate is urging Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton to run.

New Veterans Home Gets $15M Federal Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2015 2:30 pm

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton along with Congressman French Hill announced Wednesday a $15.6 million grant for the construction of a new veterans nursing home facility in Little Rock.

Tom Cotton: Iran Agreement Could Spark Second 'Nuclear Age'

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/26/2015 7:03 am

Republican U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton said Tuesday that he thinks an agreement aimed at dismantling Iran's nuclear program could instead create a "second nuclear age" that would threaten the United States and its allies.


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