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Supreme Court Sets Hearing in States’ Unclaimed Checks Dispute

Arkansas and 28 other states are suing Delaware over unclaimed checks from a money transfer company. read more >
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Major Companies Stay Mum on Thorny Abortion Issue — For Now

Some experts believe companies are holding off weighing in because they want to wait to see the court's final ruling. read more >
Oil pipelines at a refinery. Plains All American Pipeline L.P. plans to build a 440-mile crude oil pipeline to connect its Plains Cushing, Okla. terminal to the Valero Memphis Refinery.
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Biden Restores Stricter Environmental Review of Big Projects

The reviews will look at the likely impact of a project on climate change and nearby communities. read more >
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson delivers his State of the State address at the State Capitol on Feb. 14, 2022. 
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Arkansas Governor Signs Police Payments Bill as Session Ends

The legislation sets aside $50 million to give $5,000 one-time payments to city and county law enforcement officers. read more >
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Supreme Court Wrestles With EPA Power to Curb Carbon Emissions

The case that could limit the Biden administration's plans to combat climate change. read more >
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Arkansas Panel OKs Health Agencies’ Request to Enforce Vaccine Rule

Officials warned that blocking the rule would jeopardize more than $700 million in federal funding. read more >
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Employment Lawyers Give Advice After SCOTUS Blocks Vaccine Mandate

Businesses still need to be mindful of state and federal regulations. read more >
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Supreme Court Weighs Vaccine Rules Affecting 80 Million Workers

Justices began hearing oral arguments Friday. read more >
President-elect Joe Biden addressing the nation from Wilmington, Delaware on Jan.11, 2021.
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Court Allows Biden Vaccine Mandate to Take Effect

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she would ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block the order. read more >
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Court: Some Employers Can Refuse to Offer Free Birth Control

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld Trump administration rules allowing some employers to decline to provide contraceptive coverage on religious or moral grounds, which could leave more than 70,000 women without cost-free birth control. read more >
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Boozman Meets With Garland, Still Opposed to Hearings

Republican Sen. John Boozman says a meeting with President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court nominee didn't change his opposition to filling the high court vacancy this year. read more >
Mike Huckabee launched his 2016 presidential run in Hope.
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Huckabee: Arkansas Clerks Could Deny Gay Couple Unions

Republican presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says that since the state hasn't changed its laws to accommodate same-sex marriages, county clerks could rightfully withhold licenses from gay couples. read more >
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Arkansas Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

Reaction from Arkansas officials to Friday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. read more >
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Update: Leslie Rutledge Says State Will Follow Ruling

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says county clerks must follow the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage, and officials in Pulaski and Carroll counties welcomed the news. read more >
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Twitter Reactions of Interest to SCOTUS Ruling

Friday's 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that extends same-sex marriage to the entire country is "blowing up" Twitter, as expected. read more >
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Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's 5-4 ruling means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage. read more >
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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Health Care Law Subsidies

The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 health care law. read more >
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High Court to Review EPA Mercury Limits

The Supreme Court is stepping into a new case about Obama administration environmental rules, agreeing to review a ruling that upholds emission standards for mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from coal- and oil-fired power plants. read more >