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The Quixotic Quest of Asa Hutchinson (Editorial)

Asa Hutchinson’s bid for the Republican Party presidential nomination took courage. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Government & Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Ends His Campaign for President

Hutchinson's exit came a day after he finished sixth in Iowa's leadoff caucuses, well behind Donald Trump and other top rivals. read more >
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State Does About-Face On ChinaLock Icon

Arkansas was one of numerous states that took part in a frenzy of activity aimed at bringing over Chinese companies to set up operations. But a new state law makes clear that such investments are now viewed with suspicion. read more >
Government & Politics

Sanders Endorses Former Boss Trump in Presidential Race

Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is endorsing former President Donald Trump in the Republican presidential race. read more >
Government & Politics

Biden, Trump Qualify for Arkansas Ballot As Filing Period Begins

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have qualified for the ballot in Arkansas as the filing period for the state's elections next year have kicked off. read more >
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Arkansas Looks to Utah as a Blueprint for Economic Development SuccessLock Icon

Arkansas Commerce Secretary Hugh McDonald looks to Utah as a model when it comes to attracting high-tech industries, ranging from internet startups and biotech firms to pharmaceuticals, defense contractors and fintech companies. read more >
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Arkansas Poll: Sanders’ Approval Rating at 48%

The economy and politics/politicians are again among the top concerns for Arkansans, and Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ approval rating is 48%, the lowest for an Arkansas governor since her father’s 47% in 2003. read more >
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Hutchinson Vows to Keep Running After Manager Leaves Presidential Campaign

Asa Hutchinson says the campaign manager for his beleaguered bid for the Republican presidential nomination is departing. But the former Arkansas governor says he's not dropping out of the crowded race. read more >
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A Sign of the Times

At one time, Arkansas couldn’t get enough of Chinese investment. Times have changed. read more >
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Weathering the Storm: Assessing the Levee System Post-2019 FloodsLock Icon

Concern about the aging levees have waned since the floods, but experts say there's potential for a disaster if not maintained. read more >

Judge Strikes Down Arkansas Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Minors

The state is likely to appeal the decision to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which last year upheld a temporary order blocking the law. read more >

Keeping Tabs on the Justices

As high court justices continue to be scrutinized by underfunded agencies, investigations into their finances reveal inconsistencies with judicial ethics. read more >

Former Arkansas U.S. Rep. Marion Berry, Who Served 7 Terms, Dies at 80

He was known for his blunt rhetoric and advocacy for farmers and older residents. read more >
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Hutchinson’s Campaign Launch Highlights Bentonville

Hutchinson's campaign event on Wednesday gives the former two-term governor and increasingly outspoken critic of Donald Trump a chance to introduce himself on a national stage as he makes an uphill bid for the GOP nomination. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Update: Lawmakers Send Governor Bill to Amend Computer Science Requirements

The state Chamber of Commerce still opposes the bill; Mike Hernandez, head of the Arkansas Association of Educational Administrators, which represents superintendents, is in favor of it. read more >
Government & Politics

Arkansas Lawmakers Give First OK to Income Tax Cut Plan

Arkansas lawmakers give initial approval to a plan to cut the state's individual and corporate income taxes by $124 million a year. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson

Ex-Arkansas GOP Gov. Asa Hutchinson Is Running for President

He's offering himself as an alternative for Republicans ready to turn the party away from Donald Trump. read more >
Education / Government & Politics

Update: Senate Panel Advances Similar Version of Computer Science Bill

The Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday said it's still against the proposal. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Manufacturing

Bill Would Amend Computer Science Requirement to Include Technical Education

Sponsors said it does not detract from former Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s landmark computer literacy initiatives. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders delivers the Republican response to President Joe Biden's State of the Union address on Feb. 7, 2023
Government & Politics

Sanders Slams Biden for ‘Woke Fantasies’ in State of the Union Response

Speaking from the governor's mansion in Little Rock, Sanders sounded a lot like her former boss, Donald Trump, as she warned of a nation whose ideals are under attack and whose citizens are fighting for their freedoms. read more >