The Week That Was


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Goodbye, Arkansas legislature

A new police chief for Little Rock, a Hutchinson indicted, a new head Hog and the Medicaid work requirement struck down.

LRSD targeted

Rutledge cheers potentially kicking folks off their health care and more.

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Historic mayoral election

Also, LRSD teachers in crosshairs and D-G scales back.

DYS director to new role

Also, Quapaw closer to running Pine Bluff casino and student newspaper stifled.

ACLU to sue

Former First Lady Betty Bumpers dies and LR seeks bike-share program.

'Being poor is a ... personal choice'

Also, end to coal burning planned and state budget unveiled.

Still seeing red

Interstate widening targeted in a lawsuit and Arkansas's work rules for Medicaid not working, according to a federal panel.

Attack on the LRSD

Also, independent redistricting plan approved and twerking in Bryant.

State seeks to break agreement with LRSD teachers

Also, Inman left off the ballot and marijuana scoring progress.

More cut from insurance rolls

Plus, police misdeeds chronicled and more.

Reorganization plan

French Hill's empty promises and more.

Idiocy all around

Rapert sued and more.

Term limits ballot hopes look grim

Terrible Tom Cotton and ethics charges filed against state justices.

Woods sentenced

And much more.

Rapert upset about Governor's School

And more.

Minimum wage increase makes the ballot

And more.

Federal lawsuit challenges Arkansas Works

AG Rutledge sued and more.

Term limits makes the ballot

And more fallout for PFH.

House of the week

Petitioners get extra time, weed scoring to be contracted and more.

Corruption scandal widens

Also, ACC head ousted and lawsuit filed in oil spill you've never heard of.