Feb 22 2001 by James Jefferson
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Tom Mars has quit as director of Arkansas State Police, citing “an increasingly strained relationship” with the lead sponsor of the agency’s legislative package.
Feb 22 2001 by Kelly Wiese
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A decade-long fight ended Wednesday when Gov. Mike Huckabee signed legislation requiring women be informed of the risks of an abortion before the procedure.
Feb 22 2001 by Tom Parsons
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Relatively low traffic counts and the requirement that general-revenue bond issues get voter approval mean Arkansas probably won’t be able to use innovative ways to finance large
Feb 22 2001 by admin
LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will have a public hearing on a general permit for rock crushing facilities on Feb. 27 at 2 p.m.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – After several meetings and hours of discussion, a House committee advanced legislation Wednesday that could get counties more money for housing state inmates.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Hattie Caraway is still an inspiration to women, even 56 years after she left the U-S Senate, Sen. Blanche Lincoln, D-Ark., said Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – State Rep. Jay Bradford, D-White Hall, introduced a bill Wednesday to raise the state tax on tobacco products and earmark the revenue for various health programs.
Feb 22 2001 by Chuck Ross
An area woman reported vandalism considered a federal offense.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – A pair of bills intended to reduce the effects of the 1993 overhaul of Arkansas’ workers compensation laws cleared a Senate panel Wednesday.
LITTLE ROCK — Lyon College officials announced Wednesday that the Batesville institution has surpassed its fund-raising goal, raising more than $90 million in a five-year campaign that concluded i