Nov 5, 2013
The line is open; school is in session
Tuesday's done and another print edition has headed out the door . Some closing words: * BOOZE YOU CAN USE : A handful of neighborhoods along JFK Boulevard in North Little Rock vote today on whether to allow alcohol by the drink in the dry area.
Nov 5, 2013
Education at the legislature: A plug for geography and a report on school 'choice' transfers
Benji Hardy, writing on the Legislative Digest's blog, reports on yesterday's meeting of the legislature's education committees.
Timothy Brooks gets Senate committee approval for judgeship
Carl Tobias at the University of Richmond, a law professor who monitors the judicial selection process closely, sends word that T imothy Brooks of Fayetteville was approved by a voice vote today by the Senate Judiciary Committee for a federal judgeship in the western district of Arkansas.
Griffen recuses from lawsuit over voter initiatives
Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen has recused from hearing the lawsuit challenging the new state law that imposes additional b urdens on petition campaigns for initiatives and referendums.
AR lawmakers to discuss school funding issues
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Arkansas lawmakers are set to discuss a state Supreme Court ruling that revives a lawsuit challenging the way the state funds education.