A group pushing for the legalization of so called medicinal marijuana said Wednesday they plan to collect the requisite signatures "in a hurry" to get the measure on the ballot.
A legislative task force announced Monday four cities have been selected as potential locations for a new state veterans home.
Tough questions Thursday for a state parole system trying to make repairs after a parolee slipped through the cracks and is now accused of murder.
If Arkansas can't use lethal injection, one lawmaker says it's time to look at the electric chair again.
A leading Republican candidate for Arkansas governor says he wants to phase out the state income tax.
Starting this fall home school students can take the field in public school sports and other extra curricular activities in Arkansas.
Are Arkansas taxpayers simply getting what they pay for when it comes to elected officials?
Legislators say they have serious concerns over the management structure at the Department of Community Correction.
Arkansas' plan to provide health coverage for more than 200-thousand people lacking insurance is less than 3 months away.
The Arkansas Department of Human Services will hold two public hearings next month on the implementation of the "private option" healthcare plan that starts January 1st.
Supporters of a referendum overturning health care expansion in Arkansas are moving forward after Attorney General Dustin McDaniel approved the ballot title.
LITTLE ROCK, AR - Tragedies like the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting still fresh in the minds of Arkansas lawmakers who are now coming up with ways to protect your child's school from an act of violence.
Legislators say they plan to ask leaders from the town of Weldon back to the state capitol in September after they failed to show up Thursday for an audit.
Four insurance providers indicated Tuesday intent to provide coverage when health care exchanges begin in January.
It goes by many names. The official title is the The Affordable Care Act but others dub it "Obamacare". But all of them are talking about the federal health care law.
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education says 10,000 students received e-mail notifications Monday they qualify to receive a lottery scholarship. But one high school senior tells KARK the award amount is far from what she expected.
Arkansas stiffens penalty for selling used bedding as new.
A group calling themselves "Arkansans Against Big Government" plan to file paperwork for a referendum on the private option bill signed into law by Governor Mike Beebe Tuesday morning.
Governor Mike Beebe signed the Arkansas Private Option into law Tuesday morning.
Final votes approve General Improvement Fund and Revenue Stabilization Act.
Arkansas lawmakers are wrapping up the longest legislative session since the great depression, as they are expected to complete their official work on Tuesday.
The Arkansas House has approved over $120 million in tax cuts, all made possible by the deal struck on health care expansion for uninsured Arkansans earlier this week.
The Arkansas Senate approved a package of tax cuts totaling approximately $120 million on Thursday as the legislative session nears conclusion.
Senators voted 28-7 in favor of HB 1219.
With the private option now so close to becoming law, Arkansas hospitals and patients could soon see some major changes.
ACLU of Arkansas is ready to challenge the passage of Act 301 in court.
House Rejects Funding for Arkansas Private Option
House Bill 1143 needs 75 votes to pass.
A bill in the House Rules Committee concerning the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery could drastically reduce ticket sales, revenue paid to vendors and college scholarships revenue, according to commission officials.