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Election Central Daily Brief - Tuesday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Tuesday, August 19. More>>

Priebus touts Arkansas' role in US Senate fight

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says Arkansas is key for the party's fight to win control of the U.S. Senate, as he kicked off a series of visits by national GOP figures to the state during the next week. More>>

Democrats hit Cotton again over children's hospital vote

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The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched a new ad Tuesday, hammering Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton over a vote he made against a funding bill for children's hospitals. More>>

Hutchinson bringing in national GOP clout for campaign

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Republican Asa Hutchinson is bringing in a former presidential candidate to boost his campaign for governor.  More>>

Martin pays back $2,100 for homestead tax credits

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Secretary of State Mark Martin has paid $2,100 to Benton County for improperly claiming a tax credit on two homes for at least the past three years. More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Monday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Monday, August 18. More>>

Talk Business and Politics: "The Gridiron"

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"The Gridiron" is a musical comedy spoofing Arkansas politics, and returned to the stage in August. In this segment of Talk Business Politics, Roby Brock talks about the show with "The Gridiron" producer Judge Mary McGowan, and actors Perry Young ("Asa Hutchinson") and Larry Crane ("Mike Ross"). More>>

Talk Business and Politics: Ethics Commission

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In this week's Talk Business Politics, Roby Brock speaks with Graham Sloan, the director of the Arkansas Ethics Commission. More>>

Gubernatorial candidates talk to state employees

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Little Rock (KATV) – Both gubernatorial candidates spoke to state employees at a convention in the Embassy Hotel Saturday morning. Each candidate answered questions separately from KATV's Janelle Lilly for about 20 minutes then answered the public's questions for another 10. More>>

State senators to make push to abolish Lt. Gov. office

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Two state senators want to get rid of the Lt. Governor's office. Democratic Senator Keith Ingram and Republican Senator Jimmy Hickey, Jr. will lead a bi-partisan effort to abolish the office when the legislature convenes in January. The move will require the approval of voters through a new constitutional amendment.If it were to pass, the proposal would make the Attorney General the first in line to succeed the Governor, if necessary. The office of Lt. Governor has been vacant since Febr... More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Friday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Friday, August 15. More>>

Ross raises $306K, prepares $1.1M ad blitz

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Democratic candidate Mike Ross is reporting raising more than $306,000 last month in his bid for Arkansas governor, and has spent more than $1.1 million to air television ads this fall. More>>

Medical marijuana item certified for 2016 ballot

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The Arkansas attorney general's office has approved the wording of an item for the 2016 ballot that would legalize use of medical marijuana. More>>

Election Central Daily Brief - Wednesday

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Here is a brief look at the latest news in Arkansas politics for Wednesday, August 13. More>>

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