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3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

Re Asa's tax problem: No whining allowed

Enough is on the record to let everyone decide how much blame to lay on Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Huthchnson for cheating on property taxes for for four years and then taking corrective steps when it was time to run for governor.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014


Storm Victims in Three AR Counties Eligible for State Aid

Governor Mike Beebe has released $300,000 from the Governor's Disaster Fund to provide assistance to eligible, uninsured victims of the severe storms and flooding that occurred at the end of June.


Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, St. Francis, AR

Daily Record

Behind the News

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education will use $1.6 million of the state's "rainy-day funds" to pay for a larger-than-usual number of Governor's Distinguished Scholarships this year.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, US Governors, Lottery

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Arkansas Counties receive Federal Disaster declarations

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has made Secretarial disaster declarations for farmers and ranchers in 10 Arkansas counties that suffered losses due to flash flooding, excessive rain, high winds, hail, and dangerous lightning beginning on June 29, 2014, and continuing.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Tom Vilsack, Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Arkansas

Daily Kos

Rep. Tom Cotton praises disaster relief program he voted against

Rep. Tom Cotton , who is challenging Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas this November, sent out a press release yesterday celebrating the speedy approval of disaster relief funds for Arkansas farmers impacted by crop losses after recent flooding .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

Arkansas Times

Beebe, telecomm companies fight over broadband

You get the distinct impression that Gov. Mike Beebe is pushing to deliver legislation to allow public schools to hook into an existing state broadband network before he leaves office at the end of the year.


Related Topix: US Governors, Arkansas

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Tom Cotton Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against

Sen. Mark Pryor's re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers affected by floods, even though Cotton voted against the 2014 and 2013 Farm Bills.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Mark Pryor, US Senate, Democrat, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, US Governors, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Arkansas Venture Center Names Operations Team

Gov. Mike Beebe helped officially launch the AVC in May. The AVC on Wednesday announced its operations team funded through a state matching grant.


Related Topix: US Governors, Marketing, Little Rock, AR

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Courier

Summertime in Arkansas

With Gov. Beebe leading an economic development mission in Europe, this week's column is presented by Richard Davies, Director of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.


Related Topix: Arkansas, US Governors, University of Arkansas, Hot Springs, AR, Lake Hamilton, AR, Eureka Springs, AR

Asbury Park Press

Christie to campaign in Arkansas in August

Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson announced Saturday at his state Republican Party's annual convention that Christie would be visiting to help raise funds for his campaign on August 27th, according to the Associated Press .


Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Governors

Batesville Daily Guard

Louisiana crew targets 4th WR canoe race title in row

Going up? Independence County received a $150,000 County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant to install an elevator at the 1940 courthouse.


Related Topix: Independence County, AR, US Governors, Arkansas, North Little Rock, AR

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Arkansas Times

Greetings from Prague - and an open line

It's another uncommonly cool day in Arkansas - 71 at mid-afternoon at my place - so who'd want to flee Little Rock this week.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tim Griffin, US Governors, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Travel, Europe Travel, Czech Republic Travel, Prague, Czech Republic Travel

Christie, Romney to stump for Hutchinson

Hutchinson on Saturday announced that Romney and Christie were coming to Arkansas for separate fundraisers for his bid for Arkansas governor.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Chris Christie, US Governors, Mitt Romney, Arkansas

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Log Cabin Democrat

Business Journal: Baptist Health breaks ground for new hospital

Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was on hand for the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Baptist Health-Conway hospital, which is slated to open in 2016 in Conway.


Related Topix: US Governors, Conway, AR, Faulkner County, AR

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Arkansas Times

Lobbying continues for change in broadband law

FASTERArkansas , the ad hoc group formed to promote broadband service for public schools, continues its intensive lobbying for a change in state law to allow the state to provide broadband service to schools.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Governors, Arkansas


TeleTech Announces New Customer Experience Site in Jonesboro, Arkansas

TeleTech Holdings, Inc. , a leading global provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled customer engagement solutions, today announced its expansion in Arkansas with a new customer experience site in Jonesboro.


Related Topix: TeleTech, TeleTech Holdings, Computers, Advertising, Jonesboro, AR, Arkansas, US Governors

Wed Jul 16, 2014


RGA to spend $100M in final 100 days

With $70 million cash on hand, RGA executive director Phil Cox said Wednesday afternoon that the group will have enough to defend its incumbents while investing in potential pick-up opportunities.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors

Log Cabin Democrat

AHPP awards grant for Faulkner County Historic Preservation Project

Governor Mike Beebe announced today that the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, has awarded $2,043,454 in grants for projects in 33 Arkansas counties - including Faulkner County - through its County Courthouse Restoration Subgrant, Historic Preservation Revitalization Grant, Certified Local ... (more)


Related Topix: Arkansas, US Governors, Faulkner County, AR, Beebe, AR, Conway, AR

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Courier

Ross edges Hutchinson in June fundraising

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mike Ross raised more than $296,000 last month, edging out his Republican rival while also spending more than twice as much as he brought in, campaign finance reports filed Tuesday showed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors


Governor Appoints Parker to Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

Gov. Mike Beebe has named Andrew Parker of Little Rock as the newest commissioner of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission .


Related Topix: Arkansas, US Governors, Little Rock, AR, Arkansas State University, State University, AR, Jonesboro, AR