Special Projects and Political Editor
Fight finished, leaders say
Former Washington County Republican Chairman Jim Reavis of Fayetteville paid $6,350 in cash for 127 people to join the county committee in late 2015, then-county Chairman Lance Johnson said in a letter to the FBI.
The chances are slim the governor will veto a bill to allow concealed personal firearms on state college and university campuses, Sen. Uvalde Lindsey, D-Fayetteville, told constituents Friday.
Free computer-assisted income tax filings are available to individuals with less than $64,000 income to report, the state's governor and senior U.S. senator reminded Arkansans at an event Friday.
Springdale rally may be a factor
Maybe -- just maybe -- that rowdy town hall in Springdale is making a difference.
Pressure applied, rewards offered, records and mayor say
Mayor Tim McKinney of Berryville dropped his objection to sending taxpayer money to a private Springdale college and his city received $61,000 in grants as a reward, he said Wednesday.
Health care drowns out all else, to nation’s detriment
Health care policy is not really a political story. It is an insurance story. It just looks like a political story.
A bill allowing neighboring school districts to pool resources into regional workforce training centers passed the House on Tuesday after it was amended to include most of the state's two-year colleges to participate.
Patriotism, ambition could conflict
Sen. Tom Cotton's wishbone could get pulled.
Latest charges shed light on Neal, Woods
SPRINGDALE -- Three state grants involving $600,000 of taxpayer money resulted in 13 federal charges and were the start of plans to obtain more grants in the future, according to federal court documents.
Former Springdale senator accused along with college president and mutual friend
SPRINGDALE -- A federal grand jury indicted former state Sen. Jon Woods, R-Springdale, on 12 counts of fraud and one of money laundering, alleging he took one bribe of $40,000 in exchange for steering a state General Improvement Fund grant to a Northwest Arkansas college, plus an undetermined amount of cash in exchange for other such grants.