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Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a new law that will allow an anti-abortion monument to be built near the state Capitol. Sanders' office said Friday night that the Republican governor … more
A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit that says Washington County Jail inmates were given the drug ivermectin to fight COVID-19 without their consent. The Northwest Arkansas … more
A National Transportation Safety Board report has come out with information about last month’s deadly crash of a small plane near Little Rock. The report points out “changing/deteriorating … more
Arkansas lawmakers have sent the governor raising the property tax credit that thousands of homeowners receive for their primary residence. The Senate on Thursday approved the proposal to raise the … more
Arkansas' Supreme Court says a half-cent sales tax for highways can be used to help fund an interstate project in the downtown Little Rock area. Justices on Thursday reversed a Pulaski County judge's … more
A bill preventing transgender people at public schools from using restroom that correspond with the gender identity is headed to the Arkansas governor's desk. The House on Wednesday gave final … more
An anti-abortion monument would be built near Arkansas' Capitol under legislation on its way to the governor's desk. The House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow a “monument to the … more
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed a law that could effectively reinstate the state's blocked ban on gender-affirming care for children. Sanders on Monday signed a bill that would make … more
An effort to end affirmative action by state and local agencies in Arkansas is hitting a new obstacle. A House panel on Monday tabled the proposal, which critics have said could jeopardize dozens of … more
Officials in Arkansas say they are investigating the death of a high school senior as a homicide after the 18-year-old was found dead in a Mississippi national forest. Fredarrious Wilson was last … more
An Arkansas school district is scheduled Monday to discuss moving to a four-day school week. Lincoln Schools Superintendent Mary Ann Spears says the proposal is designed to, among other things, help … more
A lawsuit has been filed challenging a new Arkansas measure that makes it harder to get initiatives on the ballot. Republican state Sen. Bryan King and the League of Women Voters of Arkansas filed … more
A bill moving through the Arkansas Legislature aims to end affirmative action by state and local agencies, but opponents say it could threaten a host of programs. The majority-Republican Senate on … more
Arkansas lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would make it easier to sue doctors who provide gender-affirming care to minors. The Arkansas House on Wednesday gave final approval to the bill, … more
Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders has signed into law an education overhaul that she's called her priority this legislative session. The Republican governor signed the 145-page measure Wednesday. … more
A massive education bill that includes a new school voucher program for Arkansas is headed to Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders' desk for her signature. The majority-Republican Senate on Tuesday approved … more
A bill that would criminalize transgender people using restrooms that match their gender identity has won initial approval in the Arkansas Legislature. Critics said the bill approved by state Senate … more
Lawmakers in the Georgia House have voted to define antisemitism in state law, a move supporters say would help identify hate crimes and illegal discrimination targeting Jewish people. The measure … more
A car recently pulled from an Arkansas lake had human remains inside and has been linked to a 2008 missing person report. Authorities at the Arkansas Crime Lab are working to identify the body. The … more
Arkansas is getting closer to overhauling its education system. The state House on Thursday voted to raise starting teacher salaries, help fund private and home schooling and limit classroom … more
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