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The Arkansas Legislature wrapped up a three-day special session Thursday, sending bills containing all of the items on Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s agenda to his desk — despite last-minute efforts to block a...
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2015/05/29 18:57
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Arkansans will get the chance to experience Czech cinema next week in Little Rock. Arkansas will host a Czech film festival for the first time, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission announced...
2015/05/29 16:55
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Technology entrepreneurship has exploded in Arkansas over the past decade as public and private resources have sprouted to meet a growing demand for their services. Innovate Arkansas, a program of...
2015/05/29 08:57
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The Arkansas Senate and House of Representatives on Thursday sent Gov. Asa Hutchinson legislation consolidating four state agencies into three others, a measure that he has estimated would save the...
2015/05/28 21:44
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The bipartisanship which marked the beginnings of the first special legislative session called by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to foster economic expansion through a massive defense contract in...
2015/05/28 09:57
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Lockheed Martin is one step closer to landing a contract to build military vehicles in Arkansas after an economic-incentive package sailed Wednesday through the state Legislature. The House voted...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A consultant hired by the Legislature says a defense project Arkansas is trying to lure with an incentive package that's to be considered during next week's special session...
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Thursday that his proposal to merge four small state agencies into three other larger agencies could save taxpayers about $10 million over five years. "It is a small amount...
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson held a press conference Thursday to give a preview of what issues lawmakers plan to tackle in a special session. The session is scheduled to start Tuesday, May 26. The foremost...
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson talked with reporters this morning about the items on his call for a special session to begin next Tuesday including $87 million in corporate welfare for a major defense contractor...
2015/05/20 21:57
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson has officially called for a special session for the 90th General Assembly to start next Tuesday. Hutchinson announced May 11 that the session, which starts next Tuesday and could...
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When Galley Support Innovations of Sherwood had only $10,000 in sales in its first year in 2005, the Sherwood manufacturer of interior hardware for airplanes, trains and yachts began to look for other...
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You haven't seen much out of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's public schedule the last two days. That's because the new Arkansas governor has been on the West Coast for a little R & R. Not “rest and...
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Over a year after state Sen. Jane English began her crusade to reform workforce education in Arkansas, Charisse Childers is poised to carry out what English thinks is the centerpiece of that...
2015/05/11 18:44
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The buzz was right. The super project is a new steel mill in Mississippi County. The state will pay $125 million of the construction cost ($50 million in a loan and the rest in a direct grant that...
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Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the members of the Working Group on Highway Funding, which is charged with finding new ways to fund the state's highways. The panel is expected to come up...
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BENTONVILLE -- Arkansas is home to seven Fortune 500 companies and the eighth could be starting now as a small business, according to the state's new economic development leader. Mike Preston, the...
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It is tempting to view the history of the Republican Party in Arkansas as simply a two-act play driven by larger national and regional developments. Act one came after the Civil War, during...
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Colleges and universities statewide soon will have in hand a set of guidelines for a grant program that aims to raise the ante on workforce development. Arkansas Department of Higher Education...
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Ben E. Keith Company of Fort Worth, Texas, on Thursday broke ground on a $70 million, 426,000-SF headquarters and distribution center at 8801 Hwy. 70 E. in North Little Rock. The center, which will...
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