Government & Politics


An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

An Accurate Census Benefits All (Editorial)

Opinion

An undercount could hurt all Arkansans in a couple of ways — first, by understating their political significance and leaving them underrepresented in Congress, and second, by preventing them from benefiting from all the taxpayer-supported programs to which they're entitled. read more >

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Health CareLegalOpinionEditor's Note

We didn't know then — how could we? — that Dr. Ben Burris put then-state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a $5,000-a-month retainer to champion Burris' orthodontic agenda. That, needless to say, is not how representative democracy is supposed to work, even if the goal is worthy. read more >

About Time (Editorial)

About Time (Editorial)

Opinion

This spring's rain and flooding have already taken a heavy toll on the farming sector. The trade war with China is only adding to farmers' pain. And because the agriculture industry is Arkansas' No. 1 industry, that pain can quickly be felt by other sectors of the state's economy. read more >

Little Rock Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Claims for $790K

Little Rock Diocese Settles Sexual Abuse Claims for $790K

Legal

Lawyers for five men who claim an Arkansas priest sexually abused them more than four decades ago said Thursday that the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock has settled after mediation in what the attorneys believe is a first of its kind case for the state. read more >