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NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Back to School No Tax Weekend

Jul 20, 2016 11:35am

A recent national survey found that families will spend an average of $630 this year to get their children ready to head back to school.

That estimate includes what families plan to spend on...

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NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Shedding Light On Concerns of Arkansans

Jul 06, 2016 5:05am

As your U.S. Senator, I make it a priority to travel around the state and listen to the concerns of Arkansans. Thankfully, technology allows me to stay in touch even when I can’t be home. One way...


Jun 29, 2016 11:35am

Directors with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission updated members recently on the impact Chronic Wasting Disease now has on our deer population.

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal...

HISTORY MINUTE: Sen. Ambrose Sevier

Jun 29, 2016 5:05am

The Mexican War was fought between the United States and Mexico from 1846 to 1848. The war was short, fierce, and bloody. At the end, it was an Arkansan, Ambrose Sevier, who helped broker the...

MARY’S MEANDERINGS: June 20th - The First Day of Summer

Jun 29, 2016 4:05am

Don’t you just love talking to kids, telling them stories of how you managed to get through life when “times” were a bit different from what they are today? Especially, summertime, and how we...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Helping To Prevent Sexual Violence

Jun 22, 2016 11:35am

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) nearly 1 in 5 women and 1 in 71 men reported experiencing sexual assault at some time in their lives. Over a third of victims report being...


Jun 22, 2016 5:05am

The late 1800s was the age of the railroad. Trains steamed across the hills, valleys, and plains of a growing United States, steadily bringing distant communities closer together. Thousands of...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Paving the Way for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Jun 21, 2016 10:00am

By the time you finish reading this column, one person will have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Every 66 seconds a patient is told they have this incurable disease. In 2050, that number is...

NEWS FROM THE SENATE: Correcting the Obama Administration’s National Security Failures

Jun 15, 2016 5:05am

The federal government’s number one responsibility is to protect the American people.

As the Obama Administration approaches its final months, the American people still do not feel, with any...

NEWS FROM THE ARKANSAS HOUSE: Director of Largest State Agency Presents New Plan

Updated: Jun 15, 2016 11:35am

Being efficient in government not only means saving taxpayer dollars, it means improving the services we provide to our citizens.

This week, the director of the largest state agency...

ON THE SQUARE: So Long Ziggy

Jun 08, 2016 11:05am

My brother-in-law TJ Henley has been in town all week. TJ is in the Army and travels all over the globe so whenever he or his brother Clifford are able to come home things kind of stop. Everyone...


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